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Presenting your driver intro songs for Sunday's Bristol race

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Last summer, Bristol Motor Speedway hit on a tiny little bit of genius: have the drivers march out to their own handpicked songs, wrestling-style. It was fun, it was clever, and it allowed the drivers to give a little bit of sly commentary on themselves and their fans.

Naturally, Bristol's doing it again. For the last couple weeks, Twitter has been atwitter (sorry) with speculation on appropriate songs for drivers. And in the last couple days, word has started to trickle out about which drivers will debut to which songs. SB Nation's Jeff Gluck has done yeoman's work in compiling all the songs, and here they are as of right now:

AJ Allmendinger: "Last Resort" / Papa Roach
Aric Almirola: "Back In Black" / AC/DC
Bobby Labonte: "People Are Crazy" / Billy Currington
Brad Keselowski: "Won't Back Down" / Tom Petty
Brian Vickers: "Whatever Happened" / OAR
Carl Edwards: "Black Betty" / Spiderbait
Casey Mears: "Wild Side" / Motley Crue
Clint Bowyer: "Burning Love" / Elvis
Dale Earnhardt Jr: TBA
Dave Blaney: TBA
David Gilliland: "I Gotta Feelin" / Black Eyed Peas
David Ragan: "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" / Charlie Daniels
David Reutimann: "The Game" / Motorhead
David Stremme: TBA
Denny Hamlin: "Rocky" theme
Elliott Sadler: "2001: A Space Odyssey" theme
Greg Biffle: "Welcome to the Jungle" / Guns N Roses
Jamie McMurray: "Let It Rock" / Kevin Rudolph
Jeff Burton: "Welcome to the Jungle" / Guns N Roses
Jeff Gordon: "Boom Boom Pow" / Black Eyed Peas
Jimmie Johnson: "Ramble On" / Led Zeppelin
Joe Nemechek: "Boot Scootin Boogie" / Brooks and Dunn
Joey Logano: "Crank Dat" / Soulja Boy
Juan Pablo Montoya: "Going the Distance" / Cake
Kasey Kahne: "Bulls On Parade" / Rage Against The Machine
Kevin Conway: "Big Time" / Peter Gabriel
Kevin Harvick: "Rollin" / Limp Bizkit
Kurt Busch: "Dukes of Hazzard" theme
Kyle Busch: "Amazing" / Kanye West
Marcos Ambrose: "Thunderstruck" / AC/DC
Mark Martin: TBA
Martin Truex Jr.: "Napa Know How" jingle
Matt Kenseth: "Whisky Hangover" / Godsmack
Max Papis: "Carmina Burana" / Carl Orff
Michael Waltrip: "Hillbilly Bone" / Blake Shelton
Mike Bliss: "Rise Above This" / Seether
Paul Menard: "Paradise City" / Guns N Roses
Regan Smith: "Fight For Your Right" / Beastie Boys
Robby Gordon: "Some Beach" / Blake Shelton
Ryan Newman: "Hillbilly Rockstar" / Bridgette Tatum
Sam Hornish Jr.: "Bad Habit" / Offspring
Scott Speed: "Love Shack" / B52s
Terry Cook: TBA
Tony Stewart: "Bawitdaba" / Kid Rock
Travis Kvapil: "Kickstart My Heart" / Motley Crue

Some interesting picks there, including Truex's sponsor-pleaser and, most significantly, Jet Ski's "I Won't Back Down." You'll also note that several drivers, including Junior and Mark Martin, haven't yet revealed their songs. So let's help 'em out, shall we? And no, don't go picking Beck's "Loser" for Junior. That's just mean.

Bristol Driver Intros [SB Nation]

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