With a weekend off from the ARCA schedule, Thomas “Moose” Praytor was able to surprise one of his biggest fans, Reese McGahagin, with the duo turning a few laps with the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience.
Reese is an avid race fan and was part of Praytor’s team a couple of years ago at Talladega. “We had a great time with Reese and his Dad at Talladega. It was their dream to be at Talladega and it is always fun to help other people realize their dreams.”
After Talladega, Praytor kept going in circles while McGahagin was running his own races, taking home medals in Special Olympics competition. The pair kept up with each other’s exploits and with the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience coming to Mobile, the wheels started turning.
Reese’s Dad got Reese approved to take part in the ride-a-long and the Moose jumped in to give Reese a surprise driver, while Fox 10 agreed to get it all on tape.
“Mark and the guys at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience have always been great partners in doing these special ride-a-longs. We had Chasity Byrd from Fox 10 ride with me a few years ago and now I think corporate want let anyone else ride.”
With everything in place, the group assembled to take Reese for a ride. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, Reese’s smile says it all.
“It was another great experience for me to be part of Reese’s special day. I think Reese had fun, he was screaming all the way around the track! I appreciate Rusty Wallace Driving Experience and Fox 10 for being part of helping us make it happen. Hopefully we can get Reese back to Talladega in April.”
Praytor and his Max Force Team return to action April 7th at the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville for the Music City 200, live on MAVTV.