DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR Cup Series driver Austin Dillion will be the grand marshal for the Oct. 8 Progressive American Flat Track finale at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Dirt Track.
Dillon will serve as the honoree during open ceremonies of the Honda Charlotte Half-Mile.
Driver of the historic No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, Dillon is the grandson of the great Richard Childress, a 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee. Dillon is also a three-time winner in the NASCAR Cup Series including 2018 Daytona 500 and has made the NASCAR Playoffs five times.
“I’m a big fan of American Flat Track Racing,” said Dillon. “I’m honored to serve as Grand Marshal in my home state of North Carolina. I’m looking forward to checking everything out and sharing the experience with my son, Ace.”