YRB, meet The Black Mamba.
NASCAR’s Ryan Blaney, fresh off his win at the Charlotte road course, spent time with another winner in Las Vegas earlier this week — five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant.
In addition to both having phenomenal nicknames, both also are sponsored by BODYARMOR, which is what brought the two together.
Blaney presented Kobe with his fire suit from the regular-season finale at Indianapolis and spent time chatting with a man widely regarded as one of the NBA’s greatest competitors and players.
We know Blaney can hoop, as he’s a regular in Denny Hamlin’s basketball leagues. But can Kobe drive? (And we don’t mean to the rim.)
Perhaps it’s a question we can answer when NASCAR returns to Auto Club Speedway next year.
What do you say, Mamba?