Madrid End Barcelona’s Unbeaten Run

first_imgThere was an emotive homage to Cruyff before kick-off with over 90 000 fans holding up a display reading “Thank you Johan” alongside a Barca jersey with the number 14 the Dutch great adorned during his playing career.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Cristiano Ronaldo struck the winner as 10-man Real Madrid came from behind to end Barcelona’s 39-game unbeaten run 2-1 in El Clasico at the Camp Nou yesterday. Gerard Pique’s towering header put the hosts in front on the night they honoured legendary former player and coach Johan Cruyff.Yet, Karim Benzema quickly levelled before Ronaldo fired home five minutes from time after Madrid captain Sergio Ramos had seen the 21st red card of his career.Victory reduces Barca’s lead over third-placed Madrid to seven points with seven games remaining, but Atletico Madrid closed the gap on the leaders to six points with a 5-1 thrashing of Real Betis yesterday.last_img read more

Tyler Reddick to drive pink Dolly Parton car at Alsco 300 in Bristol

first_imgNEWS: @TylerReddick’s No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro will be graced by one of the most iconic country singers of all time this weekend, as the No. 2 @DollyParton Chevy Camaro is set to make its debut during Saturday’s Alsco 300 at @BMSupdatesSTORY |— RCR (@RCRracing) April 3, 2019The nine-time Grammy Award winner’s most well-known business is Dollywood, a small amusement park in Pigeon Forge, where she was born. The car will also feature logos of Dollywood DreamMore Resort & Spa, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction, Dollywood’s Splash Country and the soon-to-open Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show.Reddick described Parton as “an icon” and said it would be an honor to represent her and her fans. While pink and Dolly Parton don’t normally go hand-in-hand with NASCAR, Richard Childress Racing will change that this weekend.NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Tyler Reddick will drive the No. 2 Chevy Camero during Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, which will be pink and emblazoned with Parton’s face, her signature butterfly and her business ventures. “(She) has had a lot of success in her career, which is something I admire while trying to build my own success in NASCAR,” Reddick said in a team statement. “Hopefully, we can take Dolly and the No. 2 Camaro to Victory Lane this weekend in her home state of Tennessee. I think that would be really special for everyone who is a fan of hers.”Parton and Richard Childress Racing currently are working on a deal for a multi-race sponsorship, but the details haven’t been released yet.Reddick is the defending Xfinity Series champion and current series leader. He finished second at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend.last_img read more