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NASCAR Hall of Fame and NASCAR Plaza Groundbreaking Media Details/Logistics

Source: Press Release  

January 23, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


What: NASCAR Hall of Fame and NASCAR Plaza Groundbreaking

When: Thursday, January 25, 2007 - 3:00pm

Where: Site of the new NASCAR Hall of Fame and NASCAR Plaza bordered by Brevard, Caldwell, Stonewall and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Parking: One lane of Brevard St., on left side of street, between Stonewall and MLK, Jr. Blvd. will be reserved for MARKED media vehicles only.

IF you are going live, you need to let us know so we can reserve a spot for your satellite truck in an appropriate space. Otherwise, first come, first serve. If you run cable, you must reduce trip hazards with yellowjackets or other means.

Other vehicle parking can be accommodated in the “Caldwell ” parking lot; entrance on Caldwell.

Setup: After 9:00am on Thursday, media can begin setup when needed.

There is a tent set up on site. There will be three media risers, with one each on stage left and stage right (including three levels on each). Sight lines should be excellent.

Other media, such as writers, reporters, and some still photography, will be seated in the middle audience section; there will be guides to show you the correct seating area. Please make sure you have your media credentials with you.

Interviews: Following the Groundbreaking ceremony, many of the speakers and officials will be available for interviews. There will be a brief break after the ceremony to allow time for audience members to leave the area, and then individual interviews will be provided.


Media Contact Information:
Julie Hill
City of Charlotte
(704) 336-4098
jehill@ci.charlotte.nc.us

Scott Warfield
NASCAR Inc.
(704) 348-9650
swarfield@nascar.com

Molly Hedrick
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
(704) 339-6120
molly.hedrick@crva.com

Marc Lotter
Lauth Property Group
Owner/Developer of NASCAR Plaza
(317) 663-6449
mlotter@lauth.net