Refreshment is important to us – we’re on the road constantly and rely on Pilot Flying J to refuel our haulers and our bodies. As amazing as the PJ Fresh Marketplace is for food, the drink offerings at Pilot and Flying J are just as exceptional. With eight fresh brewed flavors of tea, 28 […]
Those that road-trip frequently can agree on this: The best part of a road trip is often the meals along the way. Unfortunately, it can also be the most time-consuming and costly. Considering the fact that my race team consists of a shop crew, pit crew, spotter, owner and an always-hungry driver, that’s usually the case.
Before every race, every competitor, track worker and fan stands at attention for the national anthem. For me, it’s a time of reflection right before climbing into my Pilot Flying J car and racing for 500 miles. It helps when I’m able to clear my mind, but it’s easy to get lost in what “The Star-Spangled Banner” represents: the fight for freedom.
Auto racing isn’t your average sport. There are no “home games” or friendly confines for us. Every weekend presents a different road trip and it’s no small feat for my race team to travel from its shop just north of Charlotte, North Carolina to as far as California or Arizona, especially considering the kind of “luggage” we pack…