The trucks that drive NASCAR

Nov. 4, 2014
Every weekend, millions of people gather around their televisions or visit race tracks across the U.S. to watch NASCAR races. But, while race drivers like Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Danica Patrick are the stars, there are plenty of people and support behind the scenes. This includes the truck drivers and the specialized trailers that transport all equipment to the tracks each week.

Every weekend, millions of people gather around their televisions or visit race tracks across the U.S. to watch NASCAR races. But, while race drivers like Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Danica Patrick are the stars, there are plenty of people and support behind the scenes. This includes the truck drivers and the specialized trailers that transport all equipment to the tracks each week.

(All photos courtesy of Getty Images)

About the Author

Brian Straight | Managing Editor

Brian joined Fleet Owner in May 2008 after spending nearly 14 years as sports editor and then managing editor of several daily newspapers.  He and his staff  won more than two dozen major writing and editing awards. Responsible for editing, editorial production functions and deadlines.

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