NASCAR Stars Stewart & Jessica Friesen Become the 1st Married Couple to Race on the Same Team

Afouda Bamidele
Mar 22, 2021
11:50 P.M.
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NASCAR racers Stewart and Jessica Friesen broke the record as the first married couple to compete in the same event and on the same team. The duo is set to participate in the upcoming Camping World Truck Series race.

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NASCAR couple Stewart and Jessica Friesen are set to take their love for each other and the sports to another level. According to reports, the couple is set to compete at the upcoming Camping World Truck Series race.

Proud husband Stewart shared the great news on Twitter with a photo of the press release announcing his wife's debut at the NASCAR national series race, which is set to hold at Bristol Motor Speedway.

NASCAR driver Stewart Friesen poses for a photo at Daytona International Speedway on February 11, 2021 | Photo: Getty Images

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The huge milestone would make them the first married couple to participate in the same NASCAR event since 1999 when Elton Sawyer and Patty Moise achieved a similar feat. Jessica celebrated the recognition via a statement that read:

"It's amazing to get an opportunity to compete at this level. I'm looking forward to the experience."

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She noted that it was her first time driving a truck and expressed her excitement that the race was happening on dirt. She concluded, thanking everyone that has made such a great dream possible.

Per Fox News, 37-year-old Stewart is a full-time driver in the Truck Series while Jessica does dirt modifieds on the northeast circuit. She will drive a second truck for her husband, making them the first couple to race for the same team.

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Earlier this month, NASCAR racer Bubba Wallace opened up about his experience amid the lockdown.

In a recent interview, Jessica spoke about how their 5-year-old son Parker is fascinated about their joint participation and confused that they are on the same team even though they have different race patterns.

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The doting mother shared her excitement at the thought of sharing the story of her and Stewart's participation, noting that it would be a remarkable story for their grandchildren regardless of the outcome.

Earlier this month, NASCAR racer Bubba Wallace opened up about his experience amid the lockdown. The renowned stock car driver revealed that he enjoyed spending time with his longtime girlfriend Amanda Carter and their new puppy, Asher.

He explained that as the racing season is about to begin, he would miss his partner dearly. The 27-year-old also gushed about how their new Aussiedoodle brought joy to their lives, calling the pup a handful.

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