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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Marcus Smith, President and General Manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway hugs Brenda Reader Erb of Marietta, Ohio as they joined NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler to kick off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Also joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler addresses the audience as he and fellow drivers Matt Kenseth and Brian Vickers kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Also joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and Ohio. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Race announcer Hermie Sadler and his mother, Bell Sadler were among the participants and audience joining drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler as they kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Also joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and Ohio. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    NASCAR driver Brian Vickers joined fellow drivers Matt Kenseth and Elliott Sadler as they kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Also joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and Ohio. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Caleb Egert, 2 and half years, paints a portion of the pit road wall at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 with his mother, Wendy Venturini. NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway with breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Megan Johnson handed out pink and white checkered flags at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway with breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Bell Sadler, mother of NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler and announcer Hermie Sadler paints a portion of the pit road wall at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Bell Sadler has been caner free for six years. On Tuesday, NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway with breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    The Dollar General 300 winners trophy was displayed during the kickoff for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler were joined by breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Breast cancer survivors and others write notes on the pit road wall at Charlotte Motor Speedway following the kickoff for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler were joined by breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) NASCAR drivers Brian Vickers and Matt Kenseth paint a portion of the pit road wall pink at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the kickoff for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Driver Elliott Sadler was also present with breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Caleb Egert, 2 and half years, and his mother, Wendy Venturini paint a portion of the pit road wall pink at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the kickoff for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. NASCAR drivers Brian Vickers, Matt Kenseth and Elliott Sadler participated along with breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth speaks with members of the media after participating in the kickoff for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Brian Vickers and Elliott Sadler kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Joining the drivers were breast cancer survivors from across North and South Carolina and as far away as Ohio. The drivers and survivors used more than 80 gallons of paint, provided by PPG Porter and Glidden Paints, to turn the normally-yellow pit road wall pink. The group also added pink to the start/finish line. In total, more than 6,000 square feet of the pit road wall and the start/finish line carry the pink color scheme throughout race weekend. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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