More than 350 tickets for the Eckerd 100 DIRT modified race Saturday night, April 5, at The Dirt Track @ Lowe¿s Motor Speedway will be given away in conjunction with scheduled driver appearances at area Eckerd stores.

Eight Team Eckerd drivers, including former Eckerd 100 winners Brett Hearn, Steve Paine and Tim McCreadie, will visit Eckerd stores in Charlotte, Denver, Cornelius, Gastonia, Kannapolis, Huntersville and Concord between Wednesday, April 2, and Friday, April 4. Thirty tickets will be given away during each appearance.

In addition to free tickets for the Eckerd 100, the drivers will also distribute coupons good for free children¿s admission to the Charlotte Small-Block Shootout portion of the Eckerd 100 weekend on Friday night, April 4.

The big-block modifieds of the Advance Auto Parts Modified Super DIRT Series will time trial for the Eckerd 100 on Friday night and then run the remainder of their program Saturday night, concluding with twin 50-lap features. The small-block 358-modifieds will run their entire program, capped by a 50-lap main event, Friday evening.

The full-bodied stock cars of the DIRT Pro Stock division are also on the card, running heat races on Friday night and culminating with a 20-lap feature Saturday night.

For those unable to attend the driver appearances, tickets can be purchased online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling the speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS.

Eckerd Store Appearance Schedule

Wednesday, April 2

Location:108 South Highway 16, Denver, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drivers: Brett Hearn, Kenny Tremont
Location: 19400 Catawba Ave., Cornelius, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drivers: Steve Paine, Pat Ward
Location: 2215 Arrowood Road, Charlotte, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drivers: Vic Coffey, Tim McCreadie
Location: 545 Cox Road, Gastonia, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drivers: Jack Johnson, Danny Johnson

Thursday, April 3

Location: 1250 South Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Driver: Brett Hearn
Location: 14120 Statesville Road, Huntersville, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Driver: Steve Paine
Location: 3645 Concord Parkway South, Concord, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Driver: Kenny Tremont
Location: 738 Cabarrus Ave., Concord, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Drivers: Danny Johnson, Pat Ward
Location: 8532 University City Blvd., Charlotte, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Driver: Jack Johnson
Location: 5811 Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Drivers: Vic Coffey, Tim McCreadie

Friday, April 4

Location: 5300 South Blvd., Charlotte, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Drivers: Jack Johnson, Steve Paine, Pat Ward
Location: 3645 Concord Parkway South, Concord, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Drivers: Kenny Tremont, Danny Johnson, Vic Coffey, Tim McCreadie