The Transylvania Times -

By Robbie Robertson
Sports Editor 

Brian Kreigsman Is Off To The Races – Brevard NC


Brian Kreigsman keeps a wheeled bag at the ready, stocked with fire resistant gloves, shoes, helmet, hood, pants and jacket. The equipment must be worn before the race begins and until after it ends, no matter the temperature on pit row. (Times photo by Robbie Robertson)

Not many would stand in fire resistant gear for four hours in 100 degree heat and consider that a labor of love - much less a lucky volunteer opportunity - but Brian Kreigsman does just that.

The retired detective for the Transylvania County Sheriff's Department and member of Brevard Rescue Squad, travels to Concord twice a year, on his own dime, to take part in the biggest race in the state.

Kreigsman is one of the unpaid members of the fire crew on pit row, rubbing elbows with famous drivers and crew members several times a year.

Inquisitive Nature

Kreigsman started going to NASCAR ev...

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