Bank of America 500 Pit Note #8
Lucky Fan Wins Toyota Tundra as Part of Dollar General 300 Promotion
John Lindsay of South Windsor, Conn., will drive off tonight from Charlotte Motor Speedway following the Dollar General 300 in a brand new red Toyota Tundra truck from Braun Racing and Great Clips as part of a promotion surrounding the event. Lindsay won the truck, and was driving the 740 miles from his hometown to pick it up as part of tonight's pre-race activities and driver introductions. Lindsay will be presented the keys to the Tundra, on stage.
Race fans entered the contest by purchasing a ticket for the Dollar General 300, by completing an entry form that was available at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office or by completing an entry form online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
Test for New Nationwide Series Car Slated for Monday and Tuesday at LMS
The second test session for the new NASCAR Nationwide Series car will take place here at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 13-14.
Seven teams are expected to participate in testing the NASCAR-certified chassis, and they will represent all four manufacturers. The teams scheduled to participate include Joe Gibbs Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, JD Motorsports, Richard Childress Racing, Roush Fenway Racing (with two teams) and Michael Waltrip Racing.
Drivers scheduled to participate include Bryan Clauson for CGRFS; Joey Logano and Kyle Busch for JGR; Morgan Shepherd for JDM; Clint Bowyer, Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick and Scott Wimmer for RCR; Carl Edwards, Colin Braun and David Ragan for RFR; and David Reutimann and Josh Wise for MWR.
The garage will open at 7 a.m., and testing will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, and the afternoon session will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The garage will close at 5:30 p.m. The Time Warner Media Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
There will be a press conference following the morning session in the Time Warner Media Center. It will begin at 12:45 p.m. NASCAR Vice President of Competition Robin Pemberton will be available then. Drivers should be available during the lunch break from noon to 1 p.m.
The first test session was held at Richmond International Raceway last month, and the new car drew high marks following the test.