Legendary NASCAR team owner announces cancer diagnosis

“It’s treatable, but this week of racing will be the last."

by Sead Dedovic
Legendary NASCAR team owner announces cancer diagnosis
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NASCAR crew chief and team owner Tommy Baldwin Jr. surprised many with his post on X where he confirmed that he had been diagnosed with cancer. “Today, I post with news that no one ever wants to hear… I have cancer,” Baldwin wrote.

His fans will be glad to know that cancer can be cured, which is great news. “It’s treatable, but this week of racing will be the last for a while for the Tommy Baldwin Racing team. Going to take a break & begin treatment to beat it into the ground”.

Tommy Baldwin Jr. post

In his post, Tommy Baldwin Jr. stressed how important it is to see a doctor. Visiting the doctor can sometimes save your life, even if it is only one visit. Tommy has no doubt that he will win this battle in the end.

This is not a post for pity. I want to let the world know that if you don’t feel right, go get checked out by a doctor now. Don’t wait,” Baldwin added. “If I can save one life by posting this, I have done my job.

Never be scared to go see the doctor – it could save your life. Take the message & share it with those you love before it’s too late. I will beat this challenge like every other. The grind begins now! Thanks to everyone for the support.

See you all at the track as soon as possible”. NASCAR decided to show its support for this legend. In their hearts, they believe Tommy will be the one to beat the disease, and they wish him the best of luck “Tommy Baldwin Jr.

is a fighter, and NASCAR joins him in this fight, and fully supports his decision to concentrate on his treatment,” NASCAR said. “We wish him well, and our thoughts and prayers are with Tommy and his loved ones at this time”.