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Kaulig Racing Star Justin Haley Ties the Knot With Fiance Haley Haley

Published 11/18/2023, 7:35 PM EST

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Between the Bristol dirt race back in April this year and the following weekend at Martinsville, NASCAR star Justin Haley took his chance to drop the big question to his girlfriend, Haley Mottinger. Needless to say, she said yes. Fast forward to November, the racing fandom lost their minds at another major update on Justin Haley’s life.

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It seems like Justin Haley’s personal life is as dynamic as his professional life. When one lives their life at a high speed like Haley does, it’s bound to have rapid twists and turns. Just earlier this year in April, Haley got engaged and, as of today, Haley Mottinger has officially become Haley Haley. The couple has tied the knot, ready to spend the rest of their lives together.

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If a fan ever comes across Justin Haley at NASCAR’s racetracks, it’s most likely that his wife is somewhere nearby. Haley Haley has been extremely supportive of her husband throughout the entire 2023 season. No wonder Justin Haley made a P6 finish at the Bristol dirt race and went right into getting engaged.

In an episode of the Dale Jr Download, Justin Haley revealed his wife’s funny name “Haley Haley”. Both Mike Davis and Dale burst out into laughter. However, Mottinger saw nothing wrong with using her husband’s last name next to her name. She has already started making appointments with the name Haley Haley.


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Justin Haley begged to differ. He said, “She loves it. She started dipping her toes into making appointments as Haley Haley and calling and making reservations… It’s a full-blown disaster, I tell you. It’s a mess.” The fun doesn’t just end there. Anyone would be surprised if they got to know that what resulted in these two lovebirds meeting each other was a mere bet.

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It appears like Mottinger had gone to watch the race at Daytona with her family and placed her money on Justin Haley seeing his last name. Luckily, Haley was declared the winner as the race was shortened due to the rain. It’s then that the couple met and there has been no turning back for them. A rather unique story, isn’t it?

Fans joked about Mottinger’s unique name

November 11 was the big day for the Haley’s. When the couple posted a sweet snap of themselves on Twitter, the fans just couldn’t help but shower their flowers on the newlyweds. However, a lion-share of those fans couldn’t help but notice her unusual name.

Someone said, “Officer: What’s your name?
Haley Haley: Haley
Officer: What’s your last name?
Haley Haley: Haley
Officer: Step out of the car.”


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Another wrote, “Ma’am, can I have your last name please…sure, it’s Haley…and your last…it’s Haley.
No, I’m sorry, your last name please, you already gave me your first….

Someone added, “Congrats Justin and Haley²”

Another fan took it up another notch saying, “Please tell me your brides middle name starts with an H and how she’s Triple H”


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“Congrats my man!! Haley Haley is a funny, but badass name 😂😂, “ added one.

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Soumyadeep Saha


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