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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 07/25/2011

In NASCAR prayer, pastor channels ‘Talladega Nights’

It’s possible that Pastor Joe Nelms of the Family Baptist Church in Gladeville, Tenn., has seen “Talladega Nights” one or two million times too many. Either that or he’s a comedic genius with a finely-honed sense of irony.

He led the crowd in prayer that was missing only Cal Naughton Jr. and a few more product placements before the Nationwide Federated Auto Parts 300 on Saturday.

Watch the “Talladega Nights” version here.

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