We think it is indeed fitting that “Veterans Track Day at the Beach” is scheduled Wednesday at the newly renovated Myrtle Beach Speedway in South Carolina — just one day before the Fourth of July. And we here at CV Products will be on hand all day to support the Wounded Warrior Project in an event that offers these injured vets the experience of a lifetime.
What’s going to happen on Wednesday — thanks to Mooresville, NC’s own Jake Engle, a professional NASCAR driver in the Whelen All American Series — is that about 75 of these wounded warriors will have the opportunity to get down and dirty in a VIP zip around Myrtle Beach Speedway’s .563-mile racetrack. They’ll be passengers in a number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars and NASCAR trucks.
And while they’re waiting for their clip around the short track, they can watch Engle test his Late Model, offering them a close-up on-the-concrete look at what happens on race day. That’ll be him behind the wheel of the #2 Ford Fusion.
“We’ll have about 75 wounded warriors at the track,” Engle told Andy Marquis of race22.com. “We’re renting the track and we’ll be having a good time out there. We’re letting them experience what we do at the track during the day.”
During this time, Wounded Warrior Project participants will meet Jake and his team, get a close up look at his car, explore the pits, ask questions, hang out and have fun with other military alumni and their families. Chick-fil-A, one of the supporters of the program along with CV Products, will provide lunch at 11:30 a.m.
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