Erik Jones took the lead when Kyle Busch’s engine blew up, then pulled away from Denny Hamlin after a final restart 20 laps from the end to win the opening NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night.
The current NASCAR driver and playoff contender made a surprise appearance, joining more than 70 riders on the trek to the National D-Day Memorial.
To date, they’ve raised more than $19 million for Victory Junction and other children’s charities.
A well-known NASCAR family is back in Southwest Virginia.
NBC Sports Analyst and former NASCAR racer Kyle Petty selects Southwest Virginia to host three-day Charity Ride Revival.