NASCAR Driver Noah Gragson Gets Brutal Haircut After Bet With Fellow Driver

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Noah Gragson hasn’t exactly made a name for himself in the NASCAR Cup Series yet.

But the 24-year-old from Las Vegas is sure doing everything in his power to do so.

That includes some, uh, regrettable decisions.

Gragson is a rookie in the series, driving for seven-time series champion Jimmie Johnson on the Legacy Motor Club team. He makes the move up after an incredible eight-win season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2022, NASCAR’s equivalent of the minor leagues.

Thus far, Gragson’s debut season in the big leagues has been a bit of a struggle. He’s yet to record a top-10 finish in his first 10 races and only has two finishes in the top 20. Though he seems to be trending in the right direction.

Gragson led late in his most-recent race at Talladega Superspeedway and had a chance to win the race before a crash ended his day.

Gragson showed up to Sunday’s race at Dover Motor Speedway ready to get back after it. But something was noticeably different.

That’s because he made an eye-popping change, cutting his famed mullet into much, much less appealing bowl cut. Gragson described the decision as part of a bet with fellow driver Austin Dillon.

He also did a pretty great job of plugging his sponsor, Wendy’s, during the interview.

“This line up, it’s crispy like Wendy’s fries,” he said while struggling to hold back his laughter.

To his credit, Dillon did pay up on the bet as he slid a cool $100 bill Gragson’s way for the hilarious hairdo.

But fans did not hold back with the jokes.

Sadly, the new haircut didn’t really work for Gragson in the race. Instead, he crashed out on lap 29 while running in 31st position.

But hey, at least he’s $100 richer than he was when the weekend started.