Timmy Hill Pokes Fun at Self with Beefy T Hood

After running into leader Matt Kenseth at Bristol while slowing for an accident, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Timmy Hill decided to have a little fun and proposed that he drive with this hood on the car at Martinsville on March 30, 2014. [Timmy Hill]

After running into leader Matt Kenseth at Bristol while slowing for an accident, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Timmy Hill decided to have a little fun and proposed that he drive with this hood on the car at Martinsville on March 30, 2014. [Timmy Hill]

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Timmy Hill had a rough night at Bristol on Sunday. The car was one of the slower cars on the track, then, while slowing for an accident, Hill ran into the back of leader Matt Kenseth’s car, basically ending Kenseth’s chances at winning. However, instead of mopping around about the accident, Hill took to an online forum and had a little fun with the situation, posting the above picture and saying:

Debating on running this on the hood for Martinsville. Thoughts? Owner likes the idea.

Hill went on to explain exactly what happened that caused him to hit Kenseth:

For those who were wondering. Yes our car was way off pace all weekend. We were just trying to survive the race and the spotter and myself were both trying to watch out back while being lapped. I didn’t get the call about the wreck and the visibility sucks in the cars. I drove most of the way down the front stretch before catching a glance at the wreck and piled in hard.

Photo of the damage to Matt Kenseth's No. 20 car after being hit from behind by Timmy Hill at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014. [NASCAR Media]

Photo of the damage to Matt Kenseth’s No. 20 car after being hit from behind by Timmy Hill at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014. [NASCAR Media]

I thought it showed an interesting side to Hill in that he didn’t just go and hide all week waiting for another driver to make a mistake and take away the spotlight. Besides, I personally thought his accident was a lot more forgivable than the pit road mishap between Danica Patrick and Clint Bowyer.

[Timmy Hill]