Video: Abraham Lincoln gives command to start engines at NASCAR Truck race

Abraham Lincoln gave the command to start engines at Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

Lincoln, America’s 16th President, gave the command on behalf of race sponsor Fortunately for race fans, Lincoln told drivers to start their engines and did not make them sit through the Gettysburg Address.

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