CONCORD, NC (WBTV) - Nannie Sue Neal sat in the prestigious Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway in awe Tuesday afternoon.
In front of her, a black and pink cake with Dale Earnhardt Sr. decorations. On the list of things being celebrated that day, Nannie Sue's 102 birthday, and her 57th year as a breast cancer survivor.
She is believed to be the oldest breast cancer survivor in North Carolina.
CMS President Marcus Smith presented Nannie Sue with a plaque honoring her as race director for that Dollar General 300.
Then the real fun started.
Nannie Sue and her entourage of daughter, granddaughter, and great-grandson went down to the 1.5 mile track for a ride with Nationwide Series driver Kenny Wallace. In a pink themed race car, Nannie Sue pushed speeds of 40 miles her hour with Wallace behind the wheel.
"I thought it was great," she said after finishing her laps.