Among the members of the Hendrick Motorsports racing team who died was Ricky’s uncle (and team president) John Hendrick and his twin daughters, Kimberly and Jennifer Hendrick.
The crash was a devastating blow to one of the most respected families in NASCAR, but just when things were at their darkest they were given a small ray of light thanks to Ricky’s 19-year-old fiance Emily Maynard. We had lost so much.” 15 Emily Maynard was working as an event coordinator at the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, N. which includes the Ricky Hendrick Centers for Intensive Care, a pediatric intensive-care facility named for Ricky after his father Rick Hendrick and mother Linda Hendrick donated million to the hospital.
Emily’s tragic story and triumphant recovery is covered in detail in this installment of The Bachelor Files: Emily Maynard was engaged to former NASCAR Busch Series and Craftsman Truck Series driver Ricky Hendrick for about six months when he died tragically in a plane crash along with nine others while en route to a race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia on October 24, 2004.
From Catchfence.com: En route from North Carolina to Martinsville Speedway to watch the Subway 500, which would later be triumphed by Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson, the plane apparently trickled into dense fog, before slamming into the Bull Mountain area tragically killing all ten passengers aboard.
Mc Mahon was eliminated in week 6 with Lindzi Cox, finishing in 5th place.
Pieper was eliminated at the beginning of week 7 with Blakeley Jones, finishing in 4th.
Ricky’s father Rick Hendrick talked with Scene Daily in June of 2005: “Emily came over to the house the night after the memorial service and told us [Hendrick and his wife, Linda] she was pregnant,” Hendrick said. Emily Maynard’s name surfaced in the tabloids in late 2006 when rumors linked her to NASCAR driver Dale Earhardt, Jr.
This is the first season of The Bachelorette filmed in Maynard's hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, where she and her daughter Ricki Hendrick live (along with the child's paternal grandfather; the child's father died before she was born), rather than Los Angeles, marking this as the first time a show in The Bachelor franchise has taken place in the Southern United States and also the second time one has been filmed on the East Coast since New York City in season three. and The Bachelorette season 6 winner Roberto Martinez.Bukowski crashed the tenth season of The Bachelorette on night one, but bachelorette Andi Dorfman decided she didn't want to meet him.are dating game shows, but to the surprise of many, they often result in real love — albeit sometimes indirectly.These unions are comprised of couples from different seasons that met on spinoffs or at franchise events. She went on to be the first Bachelorette, and she fell for sensitive firefighter Ryan Sutter.The season ended with Ryan delivering a hand-written poem and a marriage proposal.