Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell is doing all he can to endear himself to the fans of the Motor City, and he certainly made quite the first impression with his introductory press conference.
Today, he served as the grand marshal of the Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle, and was able to make the rounds with a few notable drivers.
“This is a brand new experience for me,” Campbell said. “I’ll be honest with you, I didn’t know a lot about this. I told Bud (Race Chairman Denker), we were watching the qualifying and I’m right there in the pit and they’re just taking off, and I’m like ‘Whoa, here we go, this is great.’
“Just to be able to talk to a couple of drivers, the team itself, I’m always fascinated when you’re performing at a high level to succeed at what you do and the amount of work that goes in it.”
Campbell then got the festivities started:
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– – Quotes via David Goricki of The Detroit News Link – –