GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A Gaston County Sheriff’s deputy is making historical past by being the primary legislation enforcement officer to race NASCAR.
Deputy Caleb Costner might be racing Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, within the NASCAR sanctioned ARCA Menards West Collection at All American Speedway positioned in Roseville, California. Of us can watch the race on NBC Sports activities Trackpass at 9:30 p.m. ET.
He raced at Portland Worldwide Raceway in Portland, Oregon on Sept. 11, 2021 within the NASCAR sanctioned ARCA Menards West Collection Race.
Now, the Honey Hunters of Gastonia will sponsor him.
“It’s very, very thrilling,” Costner stated.
“It is a large alternative to companion with a gentleman who does loads for the group and clearly retains the group protected in his function as a sheriff’s deputy right here in Gaston County,” stated David Martin, COO Honey Hunters. “When the chance was introduced to us, we needed to leap throughout it.”
Deputy Costner says he’s at all times needed to humanize the badge.
“I’ve at all times had a ardour for humanizing the badge and exhibiting that although you’re in legislation enforcement, there’s a human side,” he stated.
“We don’t at all times have a gun and a badge on our facet,” stated Costner.