15 most popular songs with NASCAR references Chase Wilhelm Apr 16, 2017 at 3:05p ET NASCAR is no stranger to the popular culture music scene. Through the years, Monster Energy Cup Series drivers have received mentions in pop, country and hip-hop music. Check out other songs that have crossed paths with NASCAR over the years: 1 "Sunday Money" - Brooks & Dunn At the 1993 NASCAR Premier Series Awards banquet, Brooks & Dunn released a special video paying tribute to Dale Earnahrdt's road to what was then a sixth career championship. RacingOne ISC Archives via Getty Images 2 “E.I.” by Nelly This 2000 single by American rapper Nelly featured in his album Country Grammar gave a shout-out to four-time champion and FOX NASCAR analyst Jeff Gordon: "I'm flashy (uh) double takes when you walk past me Nasty, don't be scared boo, go ahead and ask me I drive fastly, call me Jeff Gordon In a black SS wit a navigation" F.Peirce Williams 3 “The Road I’m On” - 3 Doors Down Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart made guest appearances in the music video for this song released in 2003. 4 “Never Let Me Down” - Kayne West (feat. JAY-Z & J. Ivy) Jeff Gordon earned five wins and six poles during the 2004 season. This song released the same year by Kanye West and JAY-Z gave him a cool mention: "It's Hov tradition, Jeff Gordon of rap I'm back to claim pole position, holla at ya boy" copyright ©Robt.LeSieur 5 "The Intimidator" - The Charlie Daniels Band In 2007, The Charlie Daniels Band released a full song paying tribute to the late Dale Earnhardt and his final victory at Talladega Superspeedway in October 2000. What a great way to pay homage to the seven-time Cup champion. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne 6 “Ice Cream Paint Job” - Dorrough The 2009 single released by rapper Dorrough gave a shout-out to those who make it happen on pit road: "Yea buddy! Double shot paint job what Chevy tuned up like a NASCAR pit stop" Getty Images Getty Images for NASCAR 7 “Smoke a Little Smoke” - Eric Church The music video for this song released in 2010 by Eric Church was filmed at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee with Kasey Kahne also making a cameo appearance. 8 “Old Alabama” - Brad Paisley The music video for this 2011 song by Brad Paisley was jam-packed with NASCAR, including appearances by Jeff Gordon, team owner Rick Hendrick and Darrell Waltrip. 9 “Slow Down” - Clyde Carson (feat. The Team) Rapper Clyde Carson gave NASCAR champions Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart a shout-out in his 2012 single: "I'm Jeff Gordon in his heyday Ridin' like Tony Stewart smashin' through a two-way" 10 “Fastest Girl In Town” - Miranda Lambert The music video for this song released by Miranda Lambert in 2012 starred Danica Patrick. What a fitting title. 11 "Rap God" - Eminem Eminem gave Dale Earnhardt and NASCAR a mention in his 2013 song: "The way I'm racing around the track, call me NASCAR, NASCAR Dale Earnhardt of the trailer park" 12 “Slow Me Down” - Sara Evans Carl Edwards starred in this intense music video for this song by Sara Evans released in 2013. 13 “Talladega” - Eric Church This 2014 hit by Eric Church is an ode to the 2.66-mile superspeedway we all know and love. NASCAR via Getty Images Robert Laberge 14 “Country Nation” - Brad Paisley The 2015 song by Brad Paisley mostly involves America's passion for collegiate sports, but the country singer found a way to include NASCAR: "We pray before we race Cheer 14 and 48 We drink ice-cold beer on Friday nights" "We soup up our Chevrolets Cheer 24 and 88 And we crank up the same songs Friday night" 15 “Run Up” - Major Lazer (feat. Nicki Minaj and PARTYNEXTDOOR) Danica Patrick got a quick shout-out in “Run Up” by Major Lazer, featuring Nicki Minaj and PARTYNEXTDOOR. In the song, Minaj gives Patrick a mention by saying, “Yo, I told ’em pull up on me faster than Danica.” Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. AP Next Gallery 26 NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 25 drivers after Texas Start Gallery » FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!