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This Couple Got Married At The Finish Line Of The Daytona 500 And It Was Lovely

True Canadian Love at the Great American Race.

Posted on March 1, 2017, at 3:13 p.m. ET

This is the start/finish line of the Daytona 500 (NASCAR's most famous race). Before the race, fans from all over leave notes and messages on the paint with sharpies.

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This is Ian and Jodi, from Victoria BC, Canada, on the day they got engaged three months ago. They are HUGE race fans.

Ian says he met Jodi in the bank that she was a teller at 4 and a half years ago. "I thought she looked like Jamie Lee Curtis and told her so," he told BuzzFeed, which is smooth as heck.
Ian Vantreight

Ian says he met Jodi in the bank that she was a teller at 4 and a half years ago.

"I thought she looked like Jamie Lee Curtis and told her so," he told BuzzFeed, which is smooth as heck.

This past Sunday, an hour or so before the cars started their engines, fans signing the track were witnesses to the first big surprise of the race.

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Ian and Jodi got married right at the track, with race fans cheering them on.

Ian Vantreight

The officiant couldn't keep the smile off her face as she made her pronouncement.

Ian Vantreight
Ian Vantreight

And the crowd went pretty much wild.

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The whole thing was VERY EMOTIONAL and lovely.

Afterwards, they sealed their vows by signing the track.

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Ian said that the start/finish line of the track was symbolic of the finish of their old lives apart and the start of their new lives together.

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So here's to True Canadian Love at the Great American Race!!!

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