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NASCAR Prayer: The Brickyard 400 Could Use Pastor Joe Nelms Brand of Inspiration

The NASCAR Prayer Offered Up By Pastor Joe Nelms Leads to Controversy and EntertainmentNASCAR has made a tradition out of having a pre race prayer. And let's face it, when the activity you are about to partake in involves traveling around a tight circle in steel beasts weighing tons and traveling at speeds usually reserved for planes, a little reaching out to give props to a higher power is probably not a bad idea.These prayers seldom make headlines, or merit a replay. The prayer prior to Saturday night's Nationwide Series race at the Nashville Speedway is an exception to that phrase.Pastor Joe Nelms of Family Baptist Church of Lebanon, Tennessee offered up a prayer that not only gave up props to a higher power of his choosing, but also to ...

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