NASCAR Salutes Together with Coca-Cola returns for its eighth season, celebrating the service and sacrifice of U.S. service members and their families. Tributes this season began at Dover Motor Speedway (May 2) and will conclude with the 600 Miles of Remembrance during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend.
At this weekend‘s event all NASCAR Cup Series cars will feature a service member‘s name on the windshield header. Additionally, friends and family of the featured service member will be hosted in an exclusive pre-race hospitality and be given tickets to the race.
The list of honored service members is as follows. Click the name to be taken to their Find A Grave listing:
CAR #DRIVERFALLEN HERO1Ross ChastainSGT Joseph Randall Ray2Austin CindricSGT John Michael Sullivan3Austin DillonCW03 Scott Adam Stout4Kevin HarvickLCPL Phillip Gordon West5Kyle LarsonSPC Rel Allen Ravago IV6Brad KeselowskiSPC Bert Edward Hoyer7Corey LaJoieLCPL Rylee James McCollum8Tyler ReddickSP4/SPC Albert Flores Tristan9Chase Elliott1LT Noah Harris10Aric AlmirolaPFC Adam Lee Marion11Denny HamlinLCPL Jared Marcus Schmitz12Ryan BlaneyCPL Squires14Chase BriscoeSGT Larry Robert “Robby” Bowman15Ryan PreeceSFC Gary Ray Harper Jr16Noah GragsonPFC Sam Williams Huff17Chris Buescher1STLT James Russell Zimmerman18Kyle BuschSGT William Raymond Thiem19Martin Truex JrSSG Jeremy Dale Vrooman20Christopher BellLCPL Jeromy David West21Harrison BurtonCAPT James Ramsey22Joey LoganoSGT Joel Amos House23Bubba WallaceSSG Craig W. Cherry24William ByronSFC Ronald Aaron Grider31Justin HaleyTSGT Ryan Andrew Balmer34Michael McDowellCAPT Eugene William Kimmel38Todd GillilandSSG Conrad Anthony Robinson41Cole CusterCPL Joshua McKay Moore42Ty DillonSGM Christopher Adam Nelms43Erik JonesLTC Kenneth Arnold Stonebraker45Kurt BuschSCPO Shannon Mary Kent47Ricky StenhouseCOL Gail Seymour Halvorsen48Alex BowmanSPC Matthew Edward Baylis50Kaz GralaEugene Williams51Cody WareSFC Jefferson Donald Davis77Josh BilickiLCPL James Ray Davenport78BJ McLeodSGT Joseph Peter Collette99Daniel SuarezSSGT Darin Taylor Hoover Jr.CMSVEHICLEUnknownCMSVEHICLEUnknownCMSVEHICLEUnknown
Special thanks to Debbie Meade, Ancestry Researcher & Find-A-Grave Volunteer for compiling the information.