In April, Bobby Labonte donned his Coca-Cola 600 apron and grilling mitts, then manned the charcoal grill and prepared lunch for media and a few lucky contest winners.
Load 'em up
Kevin Harvick traded his helmet for a handcart in April during a visit to Crown Beverage in Florence, S.C.
Hoop it up
Denny Hamlin shoots a free throw while Philadelphia 76ers Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner look on in April at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
In May, Brett Moffitt throws out the first pitch at the Iowa Cubs game.
Denny Hamlin rolls a strike during a visit with Bristol Motor Speedway fans in February as he helped promote the track's upcoming race.
Carl Edwards jumps off of the 108-story Stratosphere Tower on the Las Vegas Strip in February to promote NASCAR weekend, March 3-6, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
In March, fans look on as Juan Pablo Montoya prepares his remote control planes for an event at Auto Club Speedway.
Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne gets behind the wheel of Sweepstakes, the car Henry Ford drove to his one and only race victory Oct. 10, 1901, in Grosse Pointe, beating Alexander Winton and attracting investors who would help him establish his automobile company two years later. The car is on display at the Henry Ford Museum, which hosted a Michigan International Speedway event that drew nearly 300 fans from the Detroit area to see Bayne.
In March, Kevin Harvick duels with a media member in a go-kart race at Dan River Grand Prix in Danville. Harvick was in town to promote Martinsville Speedway's upcoming NASCAR races.
Easy does it
In March, Tony Stewart feeds Osh, an 11,000 pound elephant, at the Oakland Zoo on Thursday. Stewart was in the Bay Area to promote the June NASCAR race weekend at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.
In April, former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch practices shooting artillery at a replica battlefield at Quantico Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va.
Bartender, pass one down
Kevin Harvick serves Budweiser to fans at Weber’s Inn in Ann Arbor, Mich., in May. Harvick was promoting the upcoming NASCAR races at the track. He met with members of the local media, performed a question and answer session and served Budweiser to fans as part of the event.
Ryan Newman practices at the shooting range with the troops at Camp Atterbury in June. He spent the day going through training exercises at the military site.
In January, Brad Keselowski feeds a giraffe at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as part of Daytona 500 Media Day.
In May, Tony Stewart and Rick Hendrick visit children at the Levine Children's Hospital.
In May, Dale Earnhardt Jr. tries out the new HD TV screen at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the iRacing.com simulator.
In May, NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers Michael Annett and Steve Wallace tour the Pioneer Plant in Johnston, Iowa.
Juan Pablo Montoya takes a taste of the sauce being prepared by the Junior Chefs of the New York Wine and Culinary Center as Chef Jeff Christiano (cook coat) watches.
Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson visits with children at the Speediatrics Unit at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, Fla., in July.
Jamie McMurray target practices with a laser gun at the Bass Pro Shops in Sevierville, Tenn., in July.
In May, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Johnny Sauter poses with the Baltimore Oriole mascot The Bird at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Md.
In June, more than 100 race fans joined Clint Bowyer on a 1.7-mile walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. It was part of Cheerios' campaign to encourage people to take simple steps to a healthy, active lifestyle like walking.
In January, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Juan Pablo Montoya tees off during a drive, pitch and putt contest at Miami's Doral Golf Resort where he previewed the 53rd running of the Daytona 500.