Nate Ryan

@nateryan

I write about auto racing for @USATODAYSports. And I like weird music. Stories archived here: http://t.co/ZykTLYG7Ym

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in an unguarded moment on "The Morning Drive" at MRN studio. Listen for his CWTS debut Sat.! #nascar

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& Joe Gibbs with the No. 11 March of Dimes car and the Copeland triplets who designed the accompanying helmet -- 4yo Chase, Morgan and Preston. Car will run at Phoenix. #nascar

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Deadline room at CMS, 5:33 p.m. today. Just proving I still can close down a #nascar media center.

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Bristol after #nascar race. Note building w/blue roof: That's media center. It's moving to the bottom right corner of the infield for the August event.

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Final team hauler to leave was that of four-time champ (and Sunday's winner) Double J. #nascar

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Second to last out of Bristol was Jeff Gordon's No. 24 Chevrolet. #nascar

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The frontstretch and Turn 4 grandstands at Bristol 15 mins before the green. #nascar

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Bristol sellout streak apparently ends at 55 races. Backstretch, Turns 1/2 15 mins before green. #nascar

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Pyrotechnics for each #nascar driver's introduction at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Bristol victory lane, where apparently they take this "turf building" thing seriously. #nascar

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The view from here..."here" being the Bristol Motor Speedway press box on a gorgeous afternoon. #nascar

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Media throng gathers outside #nascar hauler as CE/BK meet inside. Note that ... is tweeting.

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A shot of the famous Bristol concrete where the backstretch meets the entry to Turn 3. #nascar

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The view as you go thru the crossover gate and descend down the Turn 3 banking at Bristol. #nascar

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Elaborate bridge from #nascar motor home lot to Bristol infield tunnel. It rarely gets used. Drivers take karts.

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Teams line their golf karts up just outside the entrance to whisk drivers to appearances. #nascar

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This is the lone entrance to the track, making it a prime spot for autographs. #nascar

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Some (allegedly) arty shots...2nd year of Ford's Bristol sponsorship but bigger signage. #Nascar

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This is the new ride (2011 Ford Mustang, 5.0L Ford Racing V8) for #drifting champ .

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The hauler for a drifting team is very similar to that of #nascar, #indycar, etc.

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