Arkansas Iraq Veteran up for NASCAR Honor

Published 05/27 2014 03:16PM

Updated 05/30 2014 07:46AM

GENTRY, AR - NASCAR fans you can help an Arkansas veteran's wish come true. Gentry native Tyler Whisenhunt is a finalist to have the Brickyard 400 named after him.

That's if he gets enough votes. Whisenhunt says he was surprised when he learned his wife nominated him but as a racing fan he's also very excited.

"As a child I was raised next to a dirt track, so racing has always kind of been part of my life," says Whisenhunt.

And here's where you come in, click here to vote for Whisenhunt as he competes against four other finalists.

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