Race car driver Jeffrey Earnhardt to honor fallen Officer Jordan Sheldon in Xfinity Series

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Officer Jordan Sheldon being honored by race car driver Jeffrey Earnhardt and Toyota Racing as they enveil the paint scheme for this weekend's Xfinity series race. Officer Sheldon's K-9 Ramone was there to witness the unveiling. (FOX 46 Charlotte) 

Professional stock car racing driver Jeffrey Earnhardt is honoring fallen Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon in the Xfinity Series race this weekend. 

The emotional unveiling of the special tribute vehicle, a Joe Gibbs Racing car, happened on Thursday morning. The vehicle will race at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series ALSCO 300. 

Jeffrey Earnhardt, a Mooresville native, wanted the tribute vehicle made to show his appreciation to the law enforcement officers who protect his hometown.