Front Row Motorsports owner gets surprise Christmas present from team
When two of the Davids of NASCAR team up to beat all of the Goliaths, it’s a big deal.
And that’s exactly what happened at Talladega Superspeedway in May 2013, when David Ragan used a great last-lap push from then-teammate David Gilliland to win the second race of his NASCAR Premier Series career and the first for Front Row Motorsports.
After the race, the joy and elation from the two Davids and team owner Bob Jenkins were palpable. Jenkins fielded his first Premier Series car in 2005 and to hear the emotion from him that day after finally making it to Victory Lane was very special.
And makes what is team did for him as a holiday surprise even better. Jenkins thought Ragan’s race-winning car had been sent to the crusher, but his team restored it and gave it to Jenkins as a Christmas present, a very, very cool thing to do.
Merry Christmas, Bob. You’ve got some great elves on your race team!