Dale Jr., Danica, Logano, other drivers to take part in Martin Truex Jr. Foundation fundraiser
If you see NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. in the next week and a half, you might also want to call him, “Bond, James Bond.”
He’ll get it, trust us. More on that in a minute.
Truex and longtime partner Sherry Pollex are hosting the eighth annual Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Catwalk for a Cause on May 17 in Statesville, North Carolina.
The Catwalk will honor 15 children and teens from 3 to 17 years old that have beaten or continue to fight cancer, including ovarian cancer, of which Pollex is a survivor.
“These families have been through so much, and this night is about them,” Pollex said in a media release.
The 15 children are also being honored on the MTJ Foundation’s Facebook page (click here).
The fundraiser will have a unique James Bond theme, with Casino Royale games, cocktails, themed food stations and a heavy assortment of hors d’ouevres. There will also be several silent and live auctions.
The highlight of the evening will feature several NASCAR drivers escorting a “Catwalk Hero” down the runway to honor them.
Among those taking part: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (and wife Amy), Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ryan Newman, Joey Logano, Jamie McMurray (and wife Christy) and, of course, Truex and Pollex.
Country music superstars Florida Georgia Line will perform during the event.
“We have always believed that music is healing and are super excited to bring our songs and good vibes to the night,” the band’s Brian Kelley said in a statement. “It’s in our hearts to give back and we are honored to be a part of this amazing event.”
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