Annual Charlotte Event Raises Money for Charity
Girls, have at it! When racing returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 8th, the ladies of #NASCAR will add their own element of speed, danger and fun to Bank of America 500 Week when they take to the front stretch quarter-mile for the third annual Better Half Dash on Bojangles' Pole Night.
In this race for charity, each participant raised money prior to the event, with the highest-earner winning the opportunity to pick her starting spot for the race.
Select your favorite driver featured below and then click "Donate" to donate online securely via PayPal. Help your driver raise the most money so they can select their starting spot for the 2015 #BetterHalfDash fun race!
Ashley Deihl Stremme
Wife of David Stremme
Hometown: Mifflintown, PA
Spotter: Frank Bolter & David Stremme
Special Supporters: My husband David, my parents Joe & Dianne, as well as my entire family and friends. Also my awesome sponsors who came onboard with me this year. Lastly, but certainly not least, Winged Nation friends and my entire dirt track racing family!
Winning Strategy: Stand on the loud peddle, turn left, don't jump the cushion and bring home that trophy again! ;)
Wife of Clay RobinsonHometown: Santa Clarita, California
Spotter: Clay Robinson
Special Thanks: My awesome family and friends for all their support!
Winning Strategy: Take all the advice I get and throw it out the window and go fast and use my front bumper!
Girlfriend of Denny HamlinHometown: Fort Mill, SC
Spotter: Denny Hamlin
Special Supporters: My awesome family and friends for all their support!
Winning Strategy: My other half & best friend, Denny, our beautiful and fun loving daughter Taylor James. His parents, Big Denny and Momma Lou. My dad Dennis, and his wife, Rita. My mom & biggest supporter, Sharon. My sisters and brother-in-laws Linsey & Josh Nealey and Dana & David Richardson. My nieces and nephews: Hannah, Rebekah & Nathan Richardson, and of course my newest and most sweetest nephew, Asher Nealey.
Wife of JJ YeleyHome Town: Charlotte, NC
Special Supporters: My wonderful husband JJ and daughter Faith Anne.
Everyone who had voted and donated for me last year in the dash for the poll! Let's get it this year!
Winning Strategy: Run my lines-not someone else's! That's what kept me in p2 last year.
Wife of Blake KochSponsor: Leaf FilterGutter Protection
Bio: My name is Shannon Koch from West Palm Beach, Florida. I have been married to Blake Koch for 5 years and we have 2 little cuties, Carter 3 and Bailey 1. This is my second time competing in the Better Half Dash and I am so excited to race and raise money for such a great organization.
Race Strategy: To win.
Facebook: Shannon Crytzer Koch
Wife of Brian ScottSponsor: RIMZ One
Race Strategy: Drive it like I stole it!
Bio: I have been married to my amazing husband for almost 2 years. We have a little girl, Brielle (4) and son, JoJo (8months) and we are having the best time traveling and raising these munchkins together. I am so excited to be running this race for such a good cause and I'd be lying if I said I wasn't nervous!
On a personal note - NASCAR Race Mom wishes she were entered in this field of #nascar ladies!