Eckerd Pharmacies in the Charlotte area will give away more than 375 free tickets for the May 25 Ferris Commercial Mowers presents the Eckerd 75 DIRT modified race at The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Eckerd's popular ticket giveaway program is part of several special promotions to celebrate the Eckerd 75 race. Eckerd Pharmacies in Charlotte, Kannapolis, Harrisburg and China Grove will host Team Eckerd drivers and their race cars at appearances between Monday, May 23, and Wednesday, May 25.

Former Eckerd race winners Brett Hearn, Tim McCreadie and Vic Coffey will be joined by NASCAR Busch Series Fitz-Bradshaw Race Team driver Scott Lagasse, giving out 75 free tickets at each store appearance. Fans are encouraged to come early as the tickets go quickly.

Every Eckerd Pharmacy throughout the Charlotte area will also feature special offers available from May 17 to May 25. Race fans can save by stopping by any area Eckerd Pharmacy and picking up coupons good for $5 off the price of an Eckerd 75 race ticket. The Eckerd Cut-Away DIRT Modified will also be appearing at Eckerd Pharmacy locations throughout the area.

The Ferris Commercial Mowers presents the Eckerd 75 on Wednesday, May 25, promises an exciting night of racing at The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway. The big-block modifieds of the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRT Series highlight the evening, joined by the steel-head late models of the Dixie Thunder Series. The DynoMax Heat Races will start the evening for all divisions.

Gates open at 5 p.m. Fans attending the race will also receive special Eckerd coupons for additional savings at Eckerd, America's Family Pharmacy.

Fans can find information on the Eckerd ticket giveaway by calling their local Eckerd Pharmacy. For race information, call The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway at 1-800-455-FANS or visit www.lowesmotorpseedway.com.

Eckerd Store Driver Appearance Schedule

Monday, May 23 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: 4305 NC Hwy 49, Harrisburg, N.C. - Tel: 704-454-5920
Driver: Brett Hearn

Monday, May 23 - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: 7611 Pineville-Matthews Rd., Charlotte, N.C. - Tel: 704-542-0701
Driver: Scott Lagasse

Tuesday, May 24 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: 508 Hwy 29 North, China Grove, N.C. - Tel: 704-857-0116
Driver: Brett Hearn and Vic Coffey

Tuesday, May 24 - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: 135 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis, N.C. - Tel: 704-938-6151
Driver: Brett Hearn and Tim McCreadie

Wednesday May 25 - 9:00 pm to 12:00 p.m.
Location: 7115 East W.T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte, N.C. - Tel: 704-567-0017
Driver: Brett Hearn, Vic Coffey and Tim McCreadie