The town of Mooresville, N.C., presented Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller a ceremonial key Friday. The honor was on behalf of JR Motorsports in part for the championship the team scored in the NASCAR Xfinity Series last year with Chase Elliott.
Mayor Miles Atkins and town commissioners presented the honor at JR Motorsports, according to The Charlotte Observer.
The championship last year was the first or JR Motorsports in the Xfinity Series. This is the 11th year for the team, owned by Earnhardt and his sister and Rick Hendrick.