Drivers Ready for NASCAR Busch Series Sam's Town 250 at Memphis MotorSports Park - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jarvis Greer

Drivers Ready for NASCAR Busch Series Sam's Town 250 at Memphis MotorSports Park

NASCAR makes its' annual stop in Memphis this weekend with the Running of the Busch Grand National Series Sam's Town 250...

Take you up to North Shelby County where today is Practice Day at the Memphis MotorSports Park...

Busch Series Rookies, like Indy 500 Winner Dario Franchitti takes his laps on the 3/4 mile oval in the Gnassi Racing Number-42 Target Dodge..

Franchitti is making his Debut in Nascar right here in Memphis after dominating the Indy Car Circuit..

Also getting some practice laps today, Bobby Hamilton, Jr. In the #35 McDonald's Ford.

Hamilton won here in 2003.

His Dad, the late Bobby Hamilton, Sr, won here on the Nascar Craftsman Truck Circuit.

"The trophy is an Elvis one so its definitely cool. My day really liked Elvis and so do I so it would be a cool one. "

Defending Champion Carl Edwards is not practicing today..

He's in Atlanta qualifying for Sunday's Nextel Cup Race..but Edwards will be here and Driving Tomorrow when the Green Flag Drops 2:30pm on the Sam's Town at the Memphis MotorSports Park.

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