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I'd ever NASCAR fan looks to Charlotte, North Carolina for the Coca-Cola 600 to honor our troops.
With a bit of racing this year Charlotte motor speedway is taking it one step further by welcoming home our troops.
But the giant pizza party -- help from.
-- live from the speedway with more details is the president Charlotte motor speedway Marcus Smith.
The founder Papa John's John Shatner and two time.
Daytona winner Michael Waltrip who is just your short time ago -- torture me by as we get into his garden.
I still emotionally have not I've gotten over that welcomes -- to -- market's first off what are you doing this weekend.
Man we're holding their biggest Memorial Day celebration on the planet right here.
Coca-Cola 600 we've got all of our friends and -- course.
Papa John -- Michael here helping us kick it off we really want to reach out all the troops and their families to have a great time with us here.
And with Papa John's doing.
Well we're -- 3000 -- -- the 101000 more troops salute them.
Tell me thanks and come out with -- protect and our freedom.
And we also have a special for -- so that.
Two large two topping pizzas twenty bucks and forever order we donate a dollar to the -- to the troops.
And we hope to raise 50000 bucks on top of that we're just gonna have a good time we got to -- and marking a markers and are gonna race for the golden hubcap I think we're gonna have a big time over there with the troops on Sunday tonight -- -- to join us.
That's fantastic I'll try to do that.
But Michael I got to ask you understand better than -- the immediate bond the military seems -- -- NASCAR can you explain it.
There there's no better patriotic band -- in the NASCAR fan we love these guys we really brace appreciate you coming out today.
And joined us in the Memorial Day weekend and Charlotte and celebration.
I've been part of this for 28 years come to Charlotte to race and I've seen it grow every year I love what Marcus and his -- That's here really thankful to be a part of this celebration we are targeted put duck Feed the Children on the -- -- our race cars.
-- let the people in Oklahoma City and Moore Oklahoma know that our hearts are going out to them.
Hopefully -- -- John -- of pizza that we're gonna raise the money for those folks as well so a lot lot going on in Charlotte, North Carolina around the Memorial Day celebration.
My good -- he saw you here go ahead sorry.
We saw here here a few months ago and had lunch up from the speedway club that we're gonna have watched over 101000 members of the military and their family.
I would John.
That's fantastic and I had a great time there you guys could not have been nicer Michael if you keep this up -- to be more popular than your brother I'm just warning it.
And -- well not Brothers that's the standard you know and I just try to sneak I don't have a have a little bit of fun -- we really appreciate being a part of the box may lead vocal to be able to bring that asked -- races.
Everybody on box millions of people tune in every week -- and that we're blessed that they did a great network partner in NASCAR.
-- of the year one has been fantastic thanks so much for doing this guys and we'll be watching over the weekend.
Who hired Brad thank you and right.
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