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NASCAR Performance Auto Show Set For July 2 at NASCAR Hall Of Fame

June 28, 2011

Exhibits, giveaways, and personal cars of NASCAR stars to be on display on Ceremonial Plaza 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 28, 2011) – The NASCAR Automotive Group invites NASCAR fans and automotive enthusiasts in the Charlotte, N.C. area to get their July 4th weekend in top gear this year by heading out to the NASCAR Performance Auto Show, which will be held on the NASCAR Hall of Fame Ceremonial Plaza on Saturday, July 2, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET.

NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to check out personal cars of some of their favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and personalities like Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kurt Busch, Ray Evernham and many more.  The event will include games and giveaways, enter to win promotion featuring great prizes and experiences, exhibits by NASCAR automotive partners, NASCAR Hall of Fame discount offers, and passes for the Coke Zero 400 viewing party that night in the NASCAR Hall of Fame High Octane Theater.

“NASCAR drivers and personalities share a common bond with our loyal fan base – they too are car enthusiasts and have a genuine love of automobiles, both classic and high performance,” said Todd Armstrong, managing director, NASCAR Automotive Group.  “NASCAR Performance and our family of automotive brands are proud to provide NASCAR fans a sneak peek into the garages of some of our sport’s top drivers and personalities’ to see their cool cars up-close-and-personal.”

Notable personal cars of NASCAR stars set to be featured at the NASCAR Performance Auto Show include:

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Calloway Corvette
  • Kurt Busch’s Dodge Charger
  • Brad Keselowski’s Dodge Challenger
  • Ray Evernham’s 1996 Viper GTS
  • Petty’s Garage’s 2010 Signature Series Dodge Challenger
  • Andrew Murstein’s (co-owner of Richard Petty Motorsports) taxi limo
  • Rob Kauffman’s (co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing)
    • NASCAR series Toyota Camry
    • 1969 Chevrolet Camaro (from RK-Motors)
  • Randy Hedger’s (NASCAR R&D) 1936 Ford Tudor
  • Jeff Tutino’s (C&R Racing) 1969 Chevy Camaro
  • RCR Performance’s 2010 Chevy Camaro
  • Roush Yates Engines dirt late model car and engine display
  • Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet (2011 Intimidator Camaro)
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway (Fan Van and Lugnut)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute Show car

The NASCAR Performance Auto Show is the second in a series of car shows to hit the NASCAR Hall of Fame Ceremonial Plaza this year. Admission to the Auto Show is free. Tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame can be purchased by calling 877-231-2010 or at www.NASCARHall.com.

About NASCAR Automotive:

The NASCAR Automotive Group, based in the Charlotte, N.C., office, supports sponsorship and licensing partnerships of companies in the automotive category and the Prize Money & Decal Program. Under the NASCAR Performance brand, automotive partners build brand awareness and sales of their products and services via an integrated marketing program. The program includes: The NASCAR Technical Institute – a branch of Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI) that trains automotive technicians for the workforce; a weekly TV show on SPEED called “NASCAR Performance”; a national radio show called “NASCAR Performance Live” on MRN and SIRIUS XM Radio; and print and online media programs with the BABCOX family of automotive magazines, and NASCAR.COM.