Trace Adkins has a new co-host for the upcoming American Country Awards -- NASCAR star Danica Patrick .
"I can’t wait to see if I have what it takes to keep up with this racing superstar,” Trace says.
Danica is no stranger to the country format. She appeared in Miranda Lambert 's "Fastest Girl in Town" video a few years back.
Danica says, "This is going to be a really cool experience and I’m excited to be a part of it.
The fourth annual American Country Awards will broadcast live from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on Tuesday, December 10 at 8 p.m. ET on FOX. Look for Trace to sing "Carole of the Drum" on the show. That song is featured on his new Celtic-inspired Christmas album, The King's Gift , due out October 29.
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