Disclaimer: This episode contains a graphic description of the experience of combat.
Former NASCAR Busch Series competitor Lyndon Amick is under fire. The enemy combatant is closing in. The only thing on Lyndon’s mind is to get him and his men out alive. At this very moment, Lyndon found himself a long way from his days racing at Talladega Superspeedway.
The Saluda, S.C. native recounts the most dramatic experiences from the two highly dangerous occupations he held: race car driver and National Guard soldier. He describes his days on the Busch Series circuit, his relationship with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the time the Intimidator yelled at him. Then, he explains the impact a string of deaths on the race track had on him and his decision to step away from racing.
Given the risk associated with racing, how did he accept the dangers presented with the military? He tells us and then details his deployment to Afghanistan that included an intense firefight. Learn the story of this racer turned fighter.