#NASCARSalutes – A Special Look At Those Being Remembered In Charlotte

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On Sunday in Charlotte NASCAR will once again pay tribute to those who have lost their lives serving our country as part of the #NASCARsalutes program. The 40 cars that run in the Coca-Cola 600 will honor those who lost their lives while defending out freedoms.

NASCAR does a lot for the United States military and on Sunday in Charlotte they will be showcasing a tribute that not many other sports can compare with. Sunday in the Coca-Cole 600 the drivers will each feature the name of a man or woman who lost their lives while fighting to defend the freedoms that allow NASCAR drivers to do what they love.

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On Friday the official NASCAR Twitter account provided a special look at all of those who will have their names featured on the cars this weekend. Below is a look at those 40 members of the United States military who are no longer with us. Be sure to express your thanks for their service and those currently serving by using the #NASCARsalutes on social media.


This holiday weekend it’s important to remember those who have are serving. NASCAR should be commended for their salute to our lost heroes and their continued recognition of our current heroes.