It was a sunny day in Axel City. Blaze and his best friend AJ were on their way to the Axel City Monster Dome.
"You excited for today's race, Blaze?" AJ asked his best friend.
"Oh, yeah!" Blaze replied enthusiastically. "I can't wait to race with all of our Monster Machine friends!"
AJ laughed. "Yeah, me neither, buddy. Races with Starla, Stripes, Darington, and Zeg are always so much fun!"
Blaze and AJ enter the Monster Dome. In the distance, Starla the cowgirl truck is twirling her lasso in her pit.
"Hey, there, Starla!" Blaze greeted.
"Hi, Starla!" AJ greeted.
Starla stopped lassoing at the sound of her name.
"Why, howdy there, fellas! Y'all excited for the race?"
"Yeah!" Blaze and AJ replied simultaneously.
Blaze and AJ give themselves a moment to realize they spoke at the same time, then laugh.
"Perhaps you should get a tuneup before the race starts, Blaze." AJ suggested.
"Sounds like a good idea, AJ." Blaze agreed.
"Maybe Gabby's gonna find a hotdog in your engine again!" Starla