Herman Marion Sadler III was born on April 24,1969 and is a candidate for the newly redrawn Virginia State Senate District 17 and was a former American professional stock car racing driver, announcer, professional wrestling promoter, and autism advocate from Emporia, Virginia.
40 Facts About Hermie Sadler
Hermie Sadler was a NASCAR driver with occasional appearances for the Virginia Lottery at Martinsville Speedway, Richmond International Raceway, and Bristol Motor Speedway; in 2019, he drove the No 93 Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for RSS Racing.
Hermie Sadler was a pit reporter with Fox Sports 1 for Xfinity and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series broadcasts.
Hermie Sadler began racing in go-karts alongside younger brother Elliott in their hometown of Emporia.
In 1992, Hermie Sadler made his debut in the NASCAR Busch Series at Orange County Speedway.
Hermie Sadler started 19th but finished 25th after wrecking his No 32 Oldsmobile.
Hermie Sadler ran four more races that season, with a best finish of 20th, at Dover International Speedway and Hickory Motor Speedway.
Hermie Sadler followed that up with another win at Orange County and a fifth-place points finish the next season in 1994.
Hermie Sadler won the pole at the 1996 Milwaukee Mile race, but he continued to drop and finished 15th place in points.
Hermie Sadler made his debut in the Winston Cup Series, starting 30th and finishing 37th at the Miller 400 in the No 26 Chevrolet owned by William Slate.
Hermie Sadler grabbed two more poles and had seven Top 10 finishes, finishing tenth in points.
In 1999, Hermie Sadler signed to drive the No 72 MGM Brakes-sponsored Chevy for Ron Parker.
In 2000, Hermie Sadler signed to drive the No 30 Little Trees-sponsored Chevy for Innovative, but often did not qualify for races, and was released after six events.
Hermie Sadler returned to the Busch Series in 2002, running a limited schedule in his own No 02 as well as the No 43 for the Curb Agajanian Performance Group.
Hermie Sadler ran 10 Cup races that year, eight in his own No 02 entry, and two races for Junie Donlavey.
For 2003, Hermie Sadler announced he would run the No 54 Toys R Us-sponsored Chevy in the Busch Series for Team Bristol Motorsports.
Hermie Sadler ended that Busch Season running three races on his own with Zapf Creations sponsoring.
Hermie Sadler ran ten more Cup races in the No 02 that season, with sponsors such as Dollar Tree, Go Team VA, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.
Former NBA player Bryant Stith became a co-owner of Score in 2004, and with help from fan donations, Hermie Sadler was able to run 30 Busch races, the best finish being a twelfth at Milwaukee.
Hermie Sadler ran 16 races in the Cup Series, and had a 23rd-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway, as well as fielding cars for Carl Long and Andy Belmont.
Hermie Sadler continued to struggle despite the new ownership, and resigned from the ride midseason.
Hermie Sadler spent the balance of the year driving occasional races for Front Row Motorsports, and even returned to the No 66 for one race in a sponsorship deal with Jerry Kilgore.
In 2006, Hermie Sadler ran seven races for MBA Racing, racing the No 00 Aaron's Rent-sponsored Ford as a partnership with the Michael Waltrip Racing team.
Hermie Sadler made one start at Martinsville Speedway in 2007 and 2008, driving Chevrolet Silverados for Andy Hillenburg.
Hermie Sadler ran three truck races for Hillenburg in 2010.
Hermie Sadler made two additional starts in Busch that season in the No 27 Baker Curb Racing Ford, but failed to finish higher than 30th.
Hermie Sadler made six truck races for Hillenburg, and raced in the 2010 TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, driving for TRG Motorsports.
Hermie Sadler finished 26th and the TRG maintained its top-35 status, and he ran three additional Cup races for TRG in 2011.
Anderson's Maple Syrup sponsored the entry, and Hermie Sadler finished 31st at his home track.
Hermie Sadler piloted the No 19 Toyota Camry usually driven by Mike Bliss, with Bliss moving to the team's No 10 entry for these events.
Hermie Sadler's only starts in 2015 came for JGL Racing at Bristol and Richmond, with Virginia Lottery continuing to sponsor.
On November 17,2019, Hermie Sadler tweeted he had departed Fox NASCAR.
In 2002 Hermie Sadler had a feud in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling with Ron Killings, and a number of appearances and matches as part of a cross promotion between TNA and NASCAR.
Hermie Sadler started the United Wrestling Federation, wrestling promotion in 2005.
Hermie Sadler wrestled part-time in his promotion as well, teaming with Rhino, Jeff Hardy, Team 3D, and others.
At a show in Richmond, Virginia on September 29,2006, Hermie Sadler presented a $10,000 check to an autism foundation.
On November 9,2022, Hermie Sadler announced he is running against Delegate Emily Brewer for the newly redrawn Virginia State Senate District 17.
Hermie Sadler graduated from the University of North Carolina and is an avid North Carolina Tar Heels sports fan.
Hermie Sadler's oldest daughter, Cora, was a cheerleader at the University of North Carolina, while his youngest plays softball at Randolph-Macon College.
Hermie Sadler has publicly talked about his middle daughter, Halie, being on the autism spectrum.