18-year-old Matthew has been dealing with a variety of disorders since he was born, including a heart condition that will eventually require surgery.
Make-A-Wish granted his wish a year ago this month.
Matthew and his family took a trip to New Hampshire to watch the Sylvania 300 and meet his idol.
To hear Matthew's recollection of meeting his favorite NASCAR driver, click "play" on the video box above.
It costs an average of $7,000 to grant a wish like Matthew's wish.
If you'd like to donate, and remember all the money stays right here on the South Plains, contact Make-A-Wish at 785-9474 or visit www.facebook.com/wishlubbock.
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