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MEDIA ALERT - Voting Day at the NASCAR Hall of Fame

October 11, 2010

WHAT:
“Voting Day” for the second class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame will result in the announcement of the five people who will make up the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s 2011 Class.

WHEN:
Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. ET. Media are welcome to arrive anytime after 1 p.m. A media workroom will be set up in the “Pre-Function Room” (just outside the Crown Ballroom) of the Charlotte Convention Center. Media should enter through the Crown Ballroom entrance on Caldwell Street.

RSVP:
Attending media that have yet to RSVP, please do so by 8 p.m. ET this evening by sending an e-mail to NHOFMedia@nascar.com with the subject line “Will Attend.”

WHO:
NASCAR executives, NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees, NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees and other dignitaries will be on hand for the press conference at 4 p.m. ET, in the NASCAR Hall of Fame Great Hall.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel, consisting of members of the Nominating Committee and 31 others representing NASCAR, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, major race track ownership groups, retired drivers, owners and crew chiefs along with motorsports media representatives, will meet in a closed session to deliberate and vote on the 25 candidates eligible for this second class. The vote will be followed by a press conference announcing the five new inductees that will join the inaugural class of 2010, which consisted of NASCAR drivers Dale Earnhardt, Junior Johnson and Richard Petty, as well as NASCAR pioneers Bill France Sr. and Bill France Jr.

The 2011 Class, which will be chosen from the 53 votes cast by the panel and the nationwide fan vote, will consist of five members who will be enshrined in May 2011.

Please visit www.nascarmedia.com for additional information about this year’s 25 nominees, the nominating and voting processes, and much more.

MEDIA TRUCK PARKING:
For television truck parking, please contact Kate Davis at NASCAR Media Group at kdavis@nascar.com or (704) 348-7119. Access to a broadcast service panel needs to be coordinated prior to Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. ET.

OTHER MEDIA PARKING:
Complimentary media is available in the surface lot across the street from the Hall on Caldwell Street. Media should proceed to the Charlotte Convention Center Crown Ballroom entrance on Caldwell Street.

SATELLITE COORDINATES:

For HD:

For SD:

HD NHOF Pool Feed and VNF

SD NHOF Pool Feed and VNF

Wed October 13

Wed October 13

1530-17:30 w/ 15 approx

1530-1730 w/ 15 approx

AMC9/15 C Upper

AMC 3/K22

18 Mhz

9Mhz

U/L 6234 V

U/L: 14,453.5 H

D/L 4009 V

D/L: 12,153.50 V

Sym-1430625

Sym-6.1113

Data-22.679228

Data-8.4448

FEC 7/8

FEC ¾

NASCAR MEDIA GROUP TECHNICAL CONTACT:
For technical information call 877-842-9288, code: 644158

STREAMING LINK:
http://americaneg-nascar-liveevent1.wm.llnwd.net/americaneg_nascar_liveevent1 

For further information, contact:
Ramsey Poston, NASCAR Public Relations, (386) 310-6030 or rposton@nascar.com.