Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has gotten the endorsement of NASCAR CEO Brian France and multiple NASCAR drivers.
Trump released a statement announcing the endorsements of France and current and former drivers Bill Elliott, Chase Elliott, Ryan Newman and David Lee Regan.
[dcquiz] “I am proud to receive the endorsement of such an iconic brand and a quality person such as Brian. Brian has a wonderful family and is an incredibly successful business person. I have great respect for Brian and I am grateful for his support and that of Bill Elliott, one of the best drivers in history, and active stock car racers, including his son Chase Elliott, Ryan Newman and David Lee Regan,” the Republican front-runner said. (SLIDESHOW: Here Are The White Nationalists And Black Athletes Who Support Donald Trump)
Brian France explained his endorsement of Trump by saying, “Mr. Trump is changing American politics forever and his leadership and strength are desperately needed. He has had an incredible career and achieved tremendous success. This is what we need for our country.”
This isn’t the first major endorsement from the sports world. UFC president Dana White also endorsed Trump for president in December. (RELATED: UFC President Dana White Endorses Donald Trump [VIDEO])