Musician Akon's interest in cars has prompted him to form Akon Motor Sports during the 2013 NASCAR season. Akon has signed renowned race car driver 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 motor sports because I've always had a love for cars," said Akon in a press release. Cars were always something that gave me that excitement and that rush for life," he added. "That was what really motivated me to get into motor sports."