02/10 TERRY BLOUNT, 56TH ANNUAL CIRCLE K NHRA WINTERNATIONALS
February 11, 2016•53 min
TERRY BLOUNT FROM THE NHRA JOINS THE SHOW TO CHAT ABOUT THE 56TH ANNUAL CIRCLE K NHRA WINTERNATIONALS - FEB 11-14 NHRA.COM TWITTER: @TERRYBLOUNTNHRA Auto Club Raceway at Pomona 2780 Fairplex Drive, Pomona, CA 91768 Tickets: nhra.com/tickets; 800-884-NHRA (6472) Radio Frequency: 105.3 FM Terry Blount, an award-winning sports journalist, author and broadcast commentator who has covered every major motorsports event as well as Super Bowls, World Series, and NCAA Final Fours, among others, has been named NHRA vice president of public relations and communications. In his role with NHRA, Blount leads and creates the strategic direction for corporate communications, media relations, and public relations for the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning body. During the last decade as a popular sports columnist at ESPN.com, Blount covered national motorsports for seven years and spent the last three years covering the Seattle Seahawks. As the main beat writer for the Seahawks, he also served as a television commentator for ESPN’s family of networks. Showing his ultimate versatility, he recently covered the 2015 U.S. Open golf championship at Chambers Bay in Washington. Blount has vast knowledge of NHRA Drag Racing and covered the sport extensively during the last three decades as a senior columnist for ESPN.com and as a motorsports writer for several major daily newspapers in Texas. Prior to working at ESPN, Blount held sportswriting jobs at several major newspapers, including theDallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle, and Houston Post. In 2009, he published his first book,The Blount Report: NASCAR’s Overrated and Underrated. Blount is one of only three members of the media wing of the Texas Motorsports Hall Fame. He was inducted in 2011 when Richard Petty and John Force entered the Hall. He is a past recipient of the Hearst Newspapers Citation of Writing Excellence as well as a recipient of the Excellence in Journalism Award from the Houston Press Club. Blount holds a bachelor’s degree in radio/TV communications from the University of Houston. He will reside in Southern California.