Daniel Hemric, Kenzie Ruston announce engagement after St. Lucia trip

Image courtesy of @KenzieRuston.
Image courtesy of @KenzieRuston.

Image courtesy of @KenzieRuston.

Daniel Hemric and Kenzie Ruston had some time away from the track and decided to take a trip to St. Lucia. While Hemric planned the surprise trip for Ruston, he had another surprise awaiting her at the tropical destination.

Before heading back to the track, he proposed to Ruston. Apparently she said yes.

Hemric is enjoying his first full-time season in the Camping World Trucks Series with NTS Motorsports. After a slow start, he’s already compiled six top 10s and two top-five finishes in his last eight races.

Ruston isn’t just a piece of arm candy, either. The full-time K&N Pro Series East driver has two top 10s in five races for Rev Racing this season. She’s in her third full-time campaign in the K&N Series and was the first female driver to join the NASCAR Next program in 2013.

Word spreads fast around the NASCAR community, with fellow drivers and analysts commenting on the engagement. Here’s a look at some of the well wishes from around the sport.

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