NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Pit Note #1: FOX Sports 1 Presents 100,000 Cameras; ZLOOP Heads to Bristol
PIT NOTE #1 Friday, May 16, 2014
FOX SPORTS 1 PRESENTS 100,000 CAMERAS -- Fans will tell the story of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on Saturday through FOX Sports 1's 100,000 CAMERAS: THE NASCAR SPRINT ALL-STAR RACE.
In a time where it's inevitable to see people snapping photos and chronicling their lives through social media, FOX Sports 1 was inspired to capitalize on the craze at this year's running of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. With the hashtag #100KCams and #SprintAllStar, fans and drivers will post videos on all platforms of social media to show the world what the race is like from their point of view.
Starting Thursday, May 22 at 9:30 p.m. ET, Fox Sports 1 will air this special compilation of videos that will showcase a unique race day experience from all perspectives at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Fans are encouraged to tell their own race day story by using their cameras and smart/mobile devices to capture the event and the hours proceeding and following it.
Whether from the grandstands, on the road to the track, or even from the comfort of their own homes, fans can be one of 100,000 cameras and thousands of other fans to contribute to this memorable occasion.
ZLOOP HEADS TO BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY -- Officials from Bristol Motor Speedway announced Friday that ZLOOP Computer and Electronics Recycling Centers will be the presenting sponsor of the popular NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 race on August 20t at Bristol Motor Speedway. ZLOOP, based in Hickory, N.C., will join The University of Northwestern Ohio on the Wednesday night main event of the NASCAR Modified/Truck Series double header at the Last Great Colosseum.
With technology on the rise and reliance upon it growing, eWaste is an increasing issue. Through their partnership with Bristol Motor Speedway, ZLOOP finds ways to inform motorsports fans and other consumers on how to recycle their computers, printers, electronic devices, phones and phone systems.
"Motorsports continues to be the platform of choice as ZLOOP works to educate fans as to the dangers of improperly disposing of outmoded, unwanted or broken electronics," said ZLOOP Founder, President and CMO Bob LaBarge.
Bristol Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Jerry Caldwell said the partnership with ZLOOP has also helped Bristol Motor Speedway further their own green initiatives.
"Our friends at UNOH educate through a unique program. We entertain our fans at a unique facility. ZLOOP tackles an increasing challenge through a unique perspective. We are glad to have them on board."