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Emily Maynard Moves from NASCAR Tragedy to Being the ‘Bachelorette’

Emily Maynard, 26, becomes the first single mom to be on the ABC television show Bachelorette.She is the mother of a six-year-old daughter born of her relationship with Rick Hendrick's son, who was killed in a plane crash.NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick was killed in 2004 when a Hendrick Motorsports plane was making an approach to the Martinsville area in poor weather conditions, and crashed into a mountain.Tragically, 10 people lost their lives, including family members and employees of Hendrick Motorsports. Several days after the accident, Maynard announced she was pregnant by her fiance Hendrick.Maynard's daughter, Josephine Riddick "Ricki" Hendrick, was born and named after her father, Joseph Riddick "Ricky" Hendrick.Maynard was on ABC's T...

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