National Rifle Association to sponsor NASCAR race in Texas, NRA 500 (video)

The National Rifle Association will sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup…

The National Rifle Association will sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup event in Texas on April 13, Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage announced Monday.

The race will be called the NRA 500 and will be run during prime time.

“NRA members and NASCAR fans love their country and everything that is good and right about America. We salute our flag, volunteer in our churches and communities, cherish our families, and we love racing.” NRA Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre said a video statement played for reporters at a news conference announcing the event.

Source: Steve Almasy for CNN

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  • steve in okalhoma

    can the NRA afford this? I mean, isnt this money that could be used to lobby & sue states?