Racing for National Adoption Month

While Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers near the finish line for the final playoff standings that determine this year's championship, one driver helped race for National Adoption Month awareness. Michael McDowell, driver of the Front Row Motorsports No. 34 Mustang, shared his family's journey to adoption while at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Palmer and Smith families both adopted children through Buckner International's Longview, Texas, office. It was everyone's first experience at a live NASCAR event. The families toured the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area, pit lane and Michael's hauler that transports two cars, parts and other team equipment needed for each race event.

Texas Motor Speedway AAA Texas 500


A Father's Perspective on Adoption

Michael spent one-on-one time answering questions from the Palmer and Smith families and shared what it's like for his family to navigate the adoption journey while Michael travels each week from February through November. 

November is National Adoption Month

This #NationalAdoptionMonth, we hope families considering adoption will watch and listen to Michael's story and realize there's never a perfect time to adopt. When God calls a family to adoption, he will pave the way and equip the called. Please consider adoption today. Learn more about domestic adoption in Texas.


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