Speed Television recently stopped by Gibson Custom for a special segment on the making of the trophy guitars that Gibson Custom makes for NASCAR Nashville Super Speedway Double Header weekend. Four winners get a Gibson Custom Les Paul designed by Sam Bass as their winner’s circle trophy.
Last weekend, Carl Edwards won the big race.
Speed Television looked into how the Gibson trophies are made for the races and how much the racers appreciate them. Curb Records and ESPN also covered Gibson’s involvement in the event.
Artist Sam Bass shows his Gibson Custom Shop Trophy Guitar Design to 2011 Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne.
Carl Edwards, pictured with Sam Bass, raises the winner’s trophy.
Photo credit: Kirby Johnson