Joe Henderson and AkonAkon is taking his interest in cars to the next level and has announced that he will be launching AkonMotor Sports during the 2013 NASCAR season.  

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Akon has selected racing phenom, Joe Henderson III to lead his Akon Motor Sports team, with Henderson competing in the NASCAR PRO SERIES EAST race at Langley Speedway in VA. On June 22nd.

“I got into motorsports because I’ve always had a love for cars. Cars were always something that gave me that excitement and that rush for life,” said Akon.  “That was what really motivated me to get into motorsports.”


In addition to his love for the sport, Akon hopes to lead the charge of commandeering the interest of minorities in NASCAR, both behind the wheel as drivers and in the stands as fans starting with the introduction of Joe Henderson III. With the star power of Akon and the talents of Joe Henderson this could be a double bonanza for sponsors.

 “Akon Motorsports is bringing forth the best driver you have ever seen in your life, that’s right I’m representing Joe Henderson III with a bang. Make sure you check him out,” said Akon.

Joe Henderson III is a trailblazer and according to industry insiders, has the ability to be a monumental figure, in a sport where African-American men are scarce. Below is Akon Motorsports & Champion Development & Marketing first racecar driver, Joe Henderson III’s racing schedule for 2013:


June 22 Langley speedway

July 13 Columbus speedway

August 2 Iowa speedway

September 2 Greenville speedway

September 21 new Hampshire

September 27 Dover



August 21 bristol

Sept. 8 Iowa

Sept. 13 Chicagoland

Oct. 26 martinsville

Nov.1 Texas speedway

Nov. 8 Phoenix speedway




Aug. 23 Bristol

Aug. 31 Atlanta

Sept. 14 Chicagoland

Sept. Dover

Oct. 11 Charlotte

Nov. 2 Texas speedway