Race Trucks and Drivers at Food Lion AutoFair
The Charlotte Tailgate 200 display will offer a bumper-to-bumper look at a representative truck from each participating series manufacturer along with the opportunity to get autographs from four of the top series drivers.
Defending series champion Travis Kvapil¿s new Toyota Tundra, Andy Houston¿s Dodge Ram 1500, Rick Crawford¿s Ford F-150 and a Chevrolet Silverado race truck will be on display.
Each race truck is based on the respective manufacturer's popular half-ton, short-bed model and powered by a 750-horsepower, 358-cubic-inch V-8 engine.
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers Crawford, Houston, Dennis Setzer and Mike Skinner will sign autographs at the display in the Manufacturer's Midway from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 2. A Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket agent will also be present during the autograph session to process Charlotte Tailgate 200 ticket orders.
Frontstretch tickets to the May 21 Charlotte Tailgate 200 are affordably priced at $20, $25 and $30.
Food Lion AutoFair is the nation's largest automotive extravaganza. The four-day event includes a car show featuring various makes and models from more than 50 clubs; thousands of parts and memorabilia vendors and a collector car auction conducted by Tom Mack. A car corral, located on the 1.5-mile superspeedway, features nearly 2,000 vehicles of all makes and models available for sale or trade.
Show hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults. Children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Parking for the event is $5.
Contact the Charlotte Motor Speedway events department at (704) 455-3205 for information.