Scot Walters/Red Man Racing Notes Scot Walters, driver of the Red Man/Brewco Motorsports Chevrolet truck credits his new fitness program as the pivotal factor in preventing him from being injured in the accident two weeks ago at Texas Motor ...
Scot Walters/Red Man Racing Notes
Scot Walters, driver of the Red Man/Brewco Motorsports Chevrolet truck credits his new fitness program as the pivotal factor in preventing him from being injured in the accident two weeks ago at Texas Motor Speedway.
"I'm sure that me being in better physical condition had a lot to do with my injuries being confined to a sore neck and stiffness," said Walters. "The best thing I've done in my career was start this workout program."
Walters began his workout program at the beginning of the 1998 season to be in better shape and to improve his stamina in the race truck. It is a know fact that the temperature inside a truck can exceed 150 degrees, and that takes a toll on the body. To better combat this problem, Walters like so many others have begun to work their cardiovascular system along with other key areas. The hope is to be as fresh when you finish the race as when you started.
Walters' workout begins each week by walking on a treadmill or riding a bike to build up his endurance. After that he will workout with free weights every other day. This builds the body and in some cases the mind.
"The workout plays a big role in my preparation for a race," said Walters. "Obviously, it helps me feel better, but probably more important is the mind set it puts me in. I feel strong so I think I can overcome any obstacle that may be thrown in my way." ****
Scot Walters and the Red Man/Brewco Motorsports team is 10th in miles completed, having finished 1071.674 miles of a possible 1352.050 miles run or 79.3%.
The Pronto Auto Parts 400k NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at Texas Motor Speedway June 5th was the first event that Scot Walters and the Red Man/Brewco Motorsports team failed to finish this season.
Scot Walters last visit to the high-banked Bristol Motor Speedway was at the helm of a NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series car. On that day in 1997 Walters came within one car length of winning.
"I came here last year with the Timber Wolf All Pro car and I almost won," said Walters. "This year I intend to take the Red Man truck to the front the same way"
The truck that Scot Walters and the Red Man/Brewco Motorsports team is racing in the Loadhandler 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol; Tennessee is a new truck.
"We're going about this Bristol race a little different," said Walters. "Most teams bring their oldest truck to Bristol, not us we going to bring our newest. We just feel that we need to bring our best equipment to the track each week."
**** Redi Mart convenience store chain is the associate sponsor on the No. 37 Red Man Chevrolet for the Loadhandler 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. The chain operates six stores throughout the tri-city area around Bristol, Tennessee.
The 1998 Cintas Rookie of the Year Standings
Andy Houston 91 Greg Biffle 77 Wayne Anderson 76 Scot Walters 63