Joining Forces with NASCAR

Joining Forces with NASCAR

The First Lady and Dr. Jill Biden visited Homestead-Miami Speedway as it hosted the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, the Ford 400. They joined NASCAR in honoring America’s troops and military families. NASCAR, Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden recognized service members and military families from the local community at a special BBQ lunch prior to the race. Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden also invited a military family to join them as they serve as Grand Marshals for the championship race to lead the pre-race ceremony and offer the most famous words in racing: “Gentlemen, start your engines.”