The reality show, Racing wives, is primarily focused on the significant drivers of NASCAR drivers. These significant NASCAR drivers include Samantha Busch and Ashley Busch. Racing wives has premiered on Friday on CMT.
Racing wives is a docuseries in housewives-style with an obvious sports angle. Racing wives has received a mixed review from netizens on various platforms.
Just like most of the documentaries, the first episode of Racing wives largely served as an introduction to the cast. The first episode of Racing wives also highlighted the relationship between Busch sisters-in-law who are married to brothers Kurt and Kyle Busch. The episode also highlighted the relationship between Whitney Dillon, married to Austin Dillon, Mariel Swan, married to Paul Swan, and Amber Balcaen. Mariel Swan is a tire changer on the team of No.3 Chevrolet. Amber Balcaen is an aspiring NASCAR driver.
Apart from the introductions of the cast, the episode has centered itself around the well known NASCAR’s Catwalk for a Cause charity event. This charity event was put up by the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation. The episode revealed that all the cast members of Racing wives had attended the charity event.
The episode was dotted with several little funny moments with revolved around the drivers and their relationship with their wives. One of these funny incidents is when Kyle tells his wife Samantha that he will look like Pee-wee Herman if he ever wore a bow-tie and suspenders.
The important incident that took place in the episode is when Balcaen takes a shot with Mariel and gets in trouble with Kyle and Samantha. Balcaen is also trying to drive for Kyle Busch Motorsports and in search of sponsors.
While the show is going on, the NASCAR world had shared mixed feelings on Twitter. Some people loved it while others hated it. The tweets also showed that some people vowed never to watch the series again. Few if these hate tweets:
If you watched this you need a better life
— scott hudson (@scotthu17111481) August 4, 2019
This is the end of Nascar…
— Elio (Bearded Florida Guy) 🇺🇸 (@ehidalgo954) August 4, 2019
Those women look like plastic dolls. Gross. And 99% of the drivers are not attractive which means these women are just gold diggers, looking for someone to pay for their plastic surgery.
— Steph ❤️ Rapper Jungkook (@BTS_fiend) August 5, 2019