Stenhouse, Jr., Dillon and Whitt give fans VIP treatment at Iowa Speedway
NEWTON, Iowa – June 15, 2011 – It’s official! Cole Whitt will join fellow NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Austin Dillon and NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., in chauffeuring a few lucky fans around the 7/8 mile oval track in Newton, Iowa.
The drivers – in town to promote the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on July 16 and the NASCAR Nationwide Series race on August 6 – will show a few lucky fans what it’s like to race around the track at 140 mph during a special ride-along event at Iowa Speedway on Tuesday, June 28.
Ride-alongs will be offered between 9 a.m. – noon. There are a limited number of ride-along packages available, and they include a pair of tickets to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Prairie Meadows 200 ARCA Series races on Saturday, July 16, a five lap ride-along experience and the chance to ride with a NASCAR driver. Packages go on sale to Iowa Speedway season ticket holders at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14 for $99. Remaining ride-along packages will be made available to the general public on Thursday, June 16 at 9 a.m.
Everyone who purchases a ride-along package will be entered into a drawing to ride shotgun with a NASCAR driver. Winners will be notified by Iowa Speedway and assigned a VIP ride-along time between 11 a.m. – noon.
Stenhouse, Jr., Dillon and Whitt will be available for autographs and a Q&A session in Iowa Speedway’s in-field before and after the VIP ride-alongs.
Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the ride of your life. Call 1-866-RUSTY-GO to purchase your ticket to thrills!
About Iowa Speedway
Iowa Speedway is a state-of-the-art 7/8 mile asphalt paved tri-oval race track and motorsports facility located just 30 miles east of Des Moines at I-80 Exit 168 in Newton, Iowa. The track is owned and operated by U.S. Motorsport Corporation and designed by former NASCAR Champion Rusty Wallace, now an anchor and analyst for ABC-TV/ESPN. Iowa Speedway is designed for year-round use and includes 30,000 permanent grandstand seats. Call 1-866-RUSTY-GO, visit www.iowaspeedway.com http://www.iowaspeedway.com/ , “like” us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Iowa-Speedway/168234571767?ref=ts or follow us on Twitter at @IowaSpeedway http://www.twitter.com/IowaSpeedway to learn more.