Kevin Costner and his band sign deal with NASCAR

December 6, 2008

(ChattahBox) — Kevin Costner has signed a one-year deal with racing car organization NASCAR to provide them with personal appearances and music with his band.

The movie star and his country-rock band Modern West will debut their new video Backyard on NASCAR.com next week (08Dec08) and in return, Costner made an appearance at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards banquet yesterday. “Backyard” is from the band’s debut album, Untold Truths, which was released on Nov. 11, and was performed in the motion picture, “Swing Vote.

The Academy Award-winning actor will also narrate new documentary The Ride of Their Lives, which revolves around the motor racing world. Costner tells ETOnline, “As a long time NASCAR fan, I’m very excited about this partnership.”

The actor’s relationship with NASCAR began on 11 November (08) when Modern West performed during a pre-race concert before the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.


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