I've got you all beat, lol.
I live in Mooresville, NC. I hear engines being tested day in and day out. My apartment is approx 2 miles away from the (race) shops of Robbie Gordon, Bobby LaBonte, Ryan Newman, and a few others.
My Uncle and father both were friends with Dale Sr. back when he was racing for Wrangler.
What else. NASCAR technical institute is right up the road from me. Dale Jr. is building a new house approx 1 minute from my Aunt's house (Intersection of Mazeppa Rd and Statesville Hwy if you're ever in Mooresville)
Umm..I pass DEI Museum + Race shop ever time I go to my favorite junkyard, which is twice weekly. Jr's. house is kitty corner to DEI. It sits back from the highway, and his red Chevy truck is almost always parked outside, sometimes his Impala sits out there as well. It's kind of exciting to see that his garage door is open, thinking he is prolly there.
Hank Parker, Jr. debuted his new car at Dicks Sporting Goods the other day. He's racing for Jr.s new team called "Chance 2" Racing. That Dicks is about 5 minutes away from me. I missed Hank but saw the car.
Yep, I am immersed in NASCAR living where I am.
I forgot to mention, my parents live on Lake Norman..they have this neighbor..about 2 houses away..ahh..drives for Lowes..Number 48..
Anyone ever heard of Jimmie Johnson?