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)
(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.