PARKERSBURG - Wednesday represented a homecoming for local race car driver Cale Conley.
Conley, a Parkersburg High School graduate who grew up in Vienna, spent two hours greeting fans at the Seventh Street headquarters of Superior Toyota- Hyundai
Conley displayed his No. 47 Ravici Racing car, in which he will ride on Saturday at the Columbus Motor Speedway, where he will be defending the championship he won there a year ago in NASCAR's K&N Series, a career highlight.
Photo by Jeff Baughan
Cale Conley, left, talks about the engine of his race car to Vince Conley, center, and Dr. Jesse Ada during his appearance at Superior Toyota-Hyundai on Wednesday.
Conley's race team is located in Mooresville, N.C., where he lives full-time in the racing shop.
Heading his team is veteran crew chief Wes Ward, who has served in that capacity for drivers such as Kenny Wallace and Dale Earnhardt Jr.