Fallen Clio Soldier To Be Honored During NASCAR Race – The Good News [VIDEO]
It's all part of the NASCAR Salutes Tribute happening this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Staff Sgt. Scott Sather, a Clio native, was killed in action in Iraq in 2003 when he was just 29-years-old. Now, his family is on their way down to North Carolina to see the tribute in his honor at the NASCAR Salutes tribute at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Coca-Cola 600.
Driver Jamie McMurray will have Sather's name across his windshield during the race on Sunday. And this isn't the first time he's been honored by NASCAR drivers - shortly after he died in 2003, Jeff Gordon carried Sather's military challenge coin with him during two races.
40 different cars will have the names of fallen soldiers on them this weekend. There will also be the name of another fallen soldier from Michigan on Byron native Erik Jones' car - U.S. Army Corporal Nicholas Roush.
Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice, Sgt Sather and Corporal Roush.