Tuesday, June 4, was an unlikely day for a wedding.
But it made perfect sense to Trevor Bayne and Ashton Clapp.
Three days earlier, Bayne, who drives in the Nationwide Series for Roush Fenway Racing, finished third at Dover International Speedway. Three days later, Bayne had to report to Iowa Speedway for the 12th race of the 32 event schedule.
No, Newton, Iowa, has never been a hotspot for a honeymoon, but the trip to Victory Lane made it all worthwhile.
Six weeks later, the newlyweds received the news that Bayne, 22, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
"She's been completely supportive and awesome," Bayne said of his bride. "She's been by my side all the way through this. That is what is so great about being married to somebody who is the same as you are in their faith and through everything. Man, she's been unbelievable.
"Sometimes she's as competitive, if not more than I am, about racing stuff, and she's the same about this. We want to go after it and, obviously, trust ...