Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/11/14
Gretchen Wilson will be featured in ESPN’s telecasts of the 10 races in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, beginning Sunday, Sept. 15, right here at Chicagoland Speedway. Gretchen Wilson will narrate and appear in the opening of the telecasts of all 10 races, with each tease tailored to the racetrack hosting that week’s event. Gretchen Wilson is best known for her 2004 smash hit “Redneck Woman” and has since scored three No. 1 albums. CMT listed her “Redneck Woman” video at No. 11 in their Top 100 videos in 2008. She formed her own record company, Redneck Records, in 2009. “I can’t tell you how excited I am to be associated with NASCAR and ESPN as we begin the Chase,” said Gretchen Wilson. “Many of the fans who show up at our concerts on Saturday nights are watching the races on Sundays. I’m honored to be a part of this great American tradition and look forward to seeing the fans at some races this fall.” Gretchen Wilson has sung the national anthem at several NASCAR races. Paul M
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