NASCAR Cup Series honors Chai Young at Richmond Raceway It appeared at first NBC Sports Washington
Chase Young has a busy weekend, splitting it between the football field and the running track.
The defending finalist honors pace car driver of the Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Cup Series race was named Sunday at Richmond Raceway. This comes a day after the Chiefs had a preseason game at home against the Carolina Panthers.
“Washington Chiefs are proud to welcome Chaz Young to lead the NASCAR Cup Series field in the Federated Automobile Parts 400.” President of Richmond Raceway Lori Collier said. “As a superstar on the soccer field, Chase will share a sports experience like never before, leading an all-star field to kick off the Winter Cup race on America’s premier short track.”
The pace car will open the race with a few practice laps to warm up. They return to the course throughout the race for caution periods designed to slow down the speed of the cars on the track.
Normally, celebrities start the ceremonial part before being replaced by a professional who runs the course during the competition.
Peyton Manning, Victor Oladipo and DJ Moore are just a few of the athletes who have served as honorary pace car drivers.
“It’s an honor that Richmond Raceway has considered me for this historic event,” Young said. “I’m very happy to participate and I’m even more excited to see the competition.”
Richmond Raceway is about 100 miles south of FedEx Field. But the youngster is not expected to agree on Saturday.
The 2020 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year sat out the second half of last season after suffering a season-ending ACL tear. He stays on It was physically impossible to perform the list In training camp and is It is not expected. To return to the beginning of the regular season.