Food City will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its sponsorship of the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway Aug. 24 with a very special guest serving as grand marshal.
The legendary Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history who won eight NCAA national championships while coaching at the University of Tennessee, will give the command for drivers to start their engines for the Food City 250, the most popular Nationwide Series race on the NASCAR schedule.
Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer, is honored to have Summitt giving the command for the Food City 250.
“As a long-time partner of University of Tennessee athletics, Food City is honored to have Coach Summitt serve as our Grand Marshal,” he said. “Her success and dedication have earned Coach Summitt the title of one of the most respected individuals in all of sports. She is an ideal role model for youth throughout the entire nation.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.