Nascar Hal Makes a Pit Stop Home

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The daily routine of NASCAR driver Hal Martin is far from typical. Today is no different because he and his fiancé, Alexandra, are in New Orleans to plan their wedding day. Touring the venue… Food tasting… And taking some time to sit down with WGNO’s Erin Nicole to discuss what’s new.

Planning a wedding in their home state of Louisiana from their current home in North Carolina presents some challenges, but nothing like the challenges Hal and Ali face on the track.

“I’ve had my fair share of crashes,” says Martin.

College sweethearts, Hal and Alexandra met while attending the University of New Orleans. Now, she handles Hal’s public relations and together, they are proving that racing really is a team sport.

Yes, life has changed drastically for the young boy from Galliano, who grew up racing go karts, and the Metairie native Ali, who always looks forward to visiting home if for nothing else, the best comfort food in the world.

It’s not the life they expected to have … but they both agree they wouldn’t change a single thing.

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