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Coach Cal is ‘gramming again

Today, as many of you probably know, is a big day for race fans in the commonwealth. If you venture down I-71, you’ll notice a large line of automobiles of all shapes and sizes waiting to get off the interstate. And if you can see past that sea of vehicles, you’ll notice a packed racetrack full of fun and games for the whole family those of drinking age. Tonight is the NASCAR Quaker State 400 at the Kentucky Speedway (click for info). And our favorite hoops coach is having a good time there today.

John (and Papa John) took the the ol’ Instagram today to show up what’s up. Coach Cal will be driving the pace car later tonight. Check out his photos above. Here are a couple things to note:

– Papa John continues to show that he knows there’s value in being a UK fan, as well as a UofL supporter. We ain’t mad it, Papa.

– Check out Cal’s jacket. Another genius method for Calipari to preach his mottos: “Refuse to Lose” and “Players First” are important phrases to kids these days. Unfortunatey, I don’t think many top recruits watch NASCAR, though.

– And as always, Cal took time to sign autographs because he’s awesome.

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UPDATE: Looks like they are evacuating the speedway due to weather. Be careful out there, racefans.

Article written by Chris Thomas

12 Comments for Coach Cal at Kentucky Speedway



  1. Joe
    5:07 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    Hilarious. U of Smell wins the title, but Coach Cal is in the pace car. Pitino is probably visiting Karen Sypher.

    Ha, ha, ha



  2. ziel
    5:29 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    The g-force induced by Pitino’s facelift precludes him from driving faster than 35mph. Clearly below pace car requirements.



  3. kymover
    5:43 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    How do I get a jacket like that!



  4. John Calipari
    5:51 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    This takes my mind off of that pounding bob Morris put on my rear end…



  5. I. Reed
    5:57 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    Papa John’s dad attended U of K. Papa John wanted to also, but couldn’t afford it. He happened to be in the Sunny Side of Lou-a-vuhl when he started his gig in his dad’s bar in IN. He is smart enough to know that life is better across the river (now in Anchorage). Uavel is a promo vehicle. KENTUCKY Basketball is a passion.



  6. John Calipari
    6:30 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    Excited to drive 20mph with my left turn signal on. Maybe next time they’ll let me drive my Vespa!!



  7. Cat
    6:41 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    #4, short memory, remember when your Red Birds got beat two years in a row in the first round of the NCAA tournament??? Just wondering. Let’s hear you brag about that bird scum!



  8. Hey Now
    7:03 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    #4-Come out and show your face, little weasel and I will pound you into dust. You are a pathetic coward.



  9. Lil Bro
    7:36 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    Titties R titties



  10. red headed step child
    8:07 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    #1 said it best. The Tards may have a paint scheme tonight but the leader of #BBN will still lead the field to green. Does anyone see the irony in this?



  11. John Calipari
    8:10 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    #8- where you wanna meet up fairy? I will give you a Lil taste of the wildkitty code…



  12. come on
    9:51 pm June 29, 2013 Permalink

    Coach Cal is everywhere. The man really lives it. Nothing false or secretive about his passion. He even shows up for his media commitments after a loss.We don’t have to wonder about his enterouge procuring extramarital fruits and dispose of the facts.