VIDEO: Brad’s Love Life’s In The Fast Lane On The Bachelor

Brad Womack‘s search for love on Monday’s edition of ABC’s The Bachelor landed him at the Las Vegas Speedway racetrack, where he hit a speed bump with one of the lovely young women vying for his heart.

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What Womack didn’t know was that bachelorette Emily‘s former fiancé, NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick, had an accident at the Sin City venue that ended his career. He later died in a 2004 plane crash.

Womack, a 38-year-old bar owner, was not aware of the emotional hornet’s nest he was stepping into at the speedway, until he talked to Emily about her painful past.

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“I feel like a jerk, is what I’m thinking,” Brad told Emily upon realizing the extremely awkward circumstances of their outing. “The very second you feel uncomfortable, we’ll all just go.”

After they took a ride around the track, Emily made a reference to her late fiancée, as she said “the first few laps [she rode] were for Ricky and the last one was for me.”

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Brad eventually gave Emily the group date rose, telling her, “This rose is about you.

“It’s not about today, it’s not about NASCAR, it’s not about anything except for the fact that I’m falling for you,” the hunky Texan said. “So I hope you feel the same way.”

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After a successful dinner date with Chantal, who also received a rose, Womack ended the episode by giving the heave-ho to Lisa and Marissa.

The Bachelor airs Mondays on ABC at 8/7c.



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