The Nascar Monster Energy Cup Series is in Bristol, Tennessee to race under the lights Saturday night. Hear coverage beginning at 6:30pm on WBUT 1050am and at wbut.com.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will not be in the broadcast booth this weekend, after the plane he was on crashed upon landing near the speedway Thursday. The 44-year old retired driver, and now analyst for NBC, was not hurt. Earnhardt, Jr., his wife Amy and their 15-month old daughter were on board. They were all taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation. The plane went off the runway and caught fire.