Alan "Aiken" Axler is the racer #28. He was a victim in the total wreck up which took out most of the field.--J. Sayer. His sponsor is Nitroade. He also appears in the Junior Ride-Along kiddie car attraction along with Sage VanDerSpin, but he is orange.
Number 28 Nitroade racer, Alan "Aiken" Axler, captured the 2003 Vitoline Rookie of the Year honors in his first full season of Cup competition. He's finished 12th, 7th, and 8th in the final point standings over the past three years. Off the track, Axler enjoys maintaining his top racing form by exercising daily and practicing a form of meditation called Tai Rod. He and fellow Piston Cup Racer, Darrel Draggered, formed the alternative country jazz trio "Three Cycle" and performed at the 2004 Piston Cup awards ceremony!