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Navy officer, NASCAR driver to co-host special GarageCam segment

Jesse Iwuji

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NASCAR.com's GarageCam program has a guest co-host this week at Charlotte Motor Speedway and special recognition of fallen heroes as part of the weeklong NASCAR Salutes program honoring U.S. military service members.

Jesse Iwuji, who is an active duty officer in the U.S. Navy, will co-host GarageCam live from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. ET Watch the live stream at NASCAR.com/garagecam.

The program will also feature each of the service men and women who have given their lives to serve our country and who will be honored in this weekend's 600 Miles of Remembrance. Drivers in the Coca-Cola 600 each will carry the name of a fallen service member on his or her car's windshield.

While still on active duty, Iwuji has raced in four NASCAR K&N Series West events this season, netting his first top-10 finish in the series Saturday at the Sunrise Ford 150 at Orange Show Speedway in San Bernardino, California.

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