After spending Friday night in downtown Nashville, Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull rapidly picked up on one of many Music Metropolis’s best-known traits.
“There was a ton of bachelorette events,” mentioned Armando Christian Pérez, whose stage title is Pitbull.
By Saturday, Perez’s focus had shifted squarely on the Nashville Superspeedway and the NASCAR race weekend. He’s a accomplice with the Trackhouse Racing workforce, which debuted this season within the Cup Sequence with driver Daniel Suarez within the No. 99 Chevrolet.
He defined why he determined to become involved in NASCAR.
“Individuals ask me all time why NASCAR, why Trackhouse?” Perez mentioned. “As a result of if all got here collectively on the proper time. I am a giant believer within the legislation of attraction. Once we sat down and had a gathering it was all a couple of higher initiative. The identical approach we have finished with music to unify individuals. I say it on a regular basis, there’s just one race and one race solely and that is the human race. Once we determine that out, that is what it is all about — unifying individuals.”
Perez could possibly be spending much more time in Nashville. Trackhouse co-founder Justin Marks desires to carry the workforce’s dwelling to Nashville.
Suarez, who drives the 99 automotive, is the NASCAR Cup Sequence’ solely Mexican driver.
“What we’re attempting to do is carry one thing completely different, carry one thing distinctive to inform the story, to transcend the game,” Marks mentioned. “We need to use racing as a platform to inform a bigger story.”
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