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Wrestling legend Sgt. Slaughter at Homestead

Posted on: November 15, 2011 2:45 pm
 
Posted by Pete Pistone

From News Release

WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter will be the Grand Marshal for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series championship race, the Ford 300, at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Track President Matthew Becherer made the announcement. 

“I am really excited to start the Ford 300,” said Slaughter.  “Ricky, Elliott, Justin and Aric have made the 2011 Nationwide Series special and I can’t wait to see who is named champion once the checkered flag is waved and history is made.” 

Sgt. Slaughter is truly one of a kind. A former U.S. Marine, he earned his famous ring name during the service. Once he began his professional career, he would certainly solidify that name, intimidating adversaries and fans alike in his trademark drill sergeant attire. He remains one of the WWE’s most recognizable figures and comes to South Florida in advance of WrestleMania XXVIII, which will take place at Sun Life Stadium on April 1.  Following his retirement from full-time competition, he spent some time as WWE Commissioner and today serves as a WWE Ambassador.

“Sgt. Slaughter is a huge racing enthusiast,“ said Becherer.  “I am sure he’ll put his full effort into giving the ‘Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines,’ command and it’ll be a lot of fun for the fans Saturday night.” 

 
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Comments

Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: November 17, 2011 10:43 pm
 

Wrestling legend Sgt. Slaughter at Homestead

Two "sports" that the outcome is predetermined.



Since: Nov 9, 2011
Posted on: November 16, 2011 4:10 pm
 

Wrestling legend Sgt. Slaughter at Homestead

Maybe the Sarge and the Iron Sheik can each get in a car and settle the score once and for all.



Since: Apr 9, 2007
Posted on: November 16, 2011 1:01 pm
 

Wrestling legend Sgt. Slaughter at Homestead

Sgt Slaughter - Maggots start your engines and behave. Any driver who gets out of line wil feel the wrath of the Cobra Clutch and be in dream land before green flag drops. He should be in charge of disipline for drivers with fueds or grudges. Come on Man !!!! and next year ladies. Guess it will have to be comeon folks or come on people when they do something dumb when Danica comes to play. Sgt Slaughter - The New NASCAR chief in charge of disipline



Since: Jan 23, 2007
Posted on: November 16, 2011 8:28 am
 

Wrestling legend Sgt. Slaughter at Homestead

START YOUR ENGINES AND THATS AN ORDER!!!




Since: Jun 5, 2011
Posted on: November 16, 2011 12:00 am
 

Wrestling legend Sgt. Slaughter at Homestead

START YOUR ENGINES, YOU MAGGOTS!


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