The fact that a UAW-made engine powered Jamie McMurray’s Chevy Impala to victory at the Brickyard 400 didn’t grab headlines or make the TV news. But it caused this fan in the stands to whoop it up.
I’m a 60-year-old union card-carrying Chevy man.
The UAW has been part of NASCAR racing at the storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway and other tracks for as long as this motorhead can remember.
Chevy, Ford, Dodge and Toyota field specially made race cars in NASCAR’s premier Sprint Cup Series. Stateside, the UAW represents workers at Chevy, Ford and Dodge factories. Toyota’s American plants are nonunion.
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