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Getting to Know: Brandon McReynolds

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Each week during the NASCAR offseason POPULAR SPEED will post a “Getting to Know” driver profile, featuring some of the younger talent coming through the racing ranks. We continue our series this week with Brandon McReynolds, who has run full-time in the K&N Pro Series West the last two years. Brandon is also the son of former crew chief and current NASCAR on FOX broadcaster, Larry McReynolds. 

Name: Lawrence Brandon McReynolds

Nickname: Brandon

Hometown: Mooresville, NC

First thing I do when I wake up is: Check Twitter and take a hot shower, then off to the gym

Favorite sports team: Alabama Crimson Tide

Biggest accomplishment: Marrying my fiancé, Lauren Evans, and sweeping the Iowa K&N combination races in 2015. Only driver to ever do that

My most memorable race was: Winning in my Dad’s hometown at Talladega Superspeedway in the ARCA race in 2012

The food I eat the most: Chicken

How I describe myself in three words: Loyal … Honest … Motivated

My racing mentor: My Dad

Playing on my iPod right now: Eric church

Favorite racetrack: Dover or Bristol

If I could guest star on a TV show it would be: Blood and oil 

When I’m not racing I’m: Working on racecars and wanting to be in a deer stand

In 2016 I will: Keep looking for sponsors so I can race. If I can’t race then I’ll probably crew chief a late model or do something like that

EMAIL KELLY AT kelly.crandall@popularspeed.com

FOLLOW ON TWITTER: @KellyCrandall

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POPULAR SPEED is a Social Media driven website featuring exclusive content, photographs, news and pointed editorials. It’s makeup consists of veteran motorsports journalists as well as the unique voice of developing young talent. POPULAR SPEED was launched in 2013 under the direction of former Sprint Cup Series spotter, Mike Calinoff.