Contest With Richmond Flying Squirrels Awards Pace Car Ride, Race Tickets & More
RICHMOND, Va. (6/20/2011) — Richmond International Raceway and the Richmond Flying Squirrels Minor League Baseball team are teaming up for the “Double Play With Richmond International Raceway” contest. One lucky fan will win a one-of-a-kind prize package that includes:
* Pace Car ride around the track and to The Diamond on Monday, June 27, for Tribute to Racing Night * A ride in the Pace Car onto the field to throw out the first pitch prior to the game * Two tickets to the “One Last Race to Make The Chase” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 10 * Two tickets to the Richmond Flying Squirrels game on June 27
To enter, fans must “Like” both the http://www.facebook.com/richmondinternationalraceway Richmond International Raceway and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flying-Squirrels-Baseball/181056158581 Richmond Flying Squirrels official Facebook pages. One lucky fan will win the prize mentioned above through a random drawing. Winner will be notified on Thursday, June 23 through Facebook message.
Monday, June 27 is Tribute to Racing Night at The Diamond, as the Richmond Flying Squirrels take on the Harrisburg Senators at 7:05 p.m. The evening will feature many displays and vehicles associated with all things racing. Additionally, the first 2,500 fans age 15 & older will receive a die-cast race car, courtesy of Richmond Times-Dispatch. For tickets and information, visit http://www.squirrelsbaseball.com www.squirrelsbaseball.com.
NASCAR returns to Richmond International Raceway September 9-10 for another doubleheader weekend, featuring the “One Last Race to Make The Chase” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race “under the lights.” Denny Hamlin, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch and all your favorite stars will beat and bang around America’s Premier Short Track Saturday, September 10. Advance tickets start at $45 and can be purchased online at http://www.rir.com www.rir.com or by calling 866-455-7223.
The weekend kicks off on Friday, September 9, with a full day of on-track activity, highlighted by the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. The day includes Fas Mart Pole Qualifying and practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as well as WRIC-TV8 Pole Qualifying and practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Advance tickets start at $30, with children 12 and younger admitted free with a ticketed adult in general admission. For tickets and information, log on to http://www.rir.com www.rir.com or call 866-455-7223.