Marcos Ambrose Qualifies for Sprint Summer Showdown

Earns Chance at $3 Million Payout for Driver, Driver’s Charity and Lucky Race Fan

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – August 15, 2011 – With his win in Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Marcos Ambrose is qualified to be a finalist for a chance to earn a $3 million payout in the Sprint Summer Showdown presented by HTC EVOT 3D.

If Ambrose can also win the AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Labor Day weekend, he will claim the Sprint Summer Showdown presented by HTC EVO 3D title and win $1 million for himself, $1 million for his designated charity, Victory Junction, and $1 million dollars for a lucky race fan.
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Later this week a fan will be randomly selected from the pool of entrants who correctly picked Ambrose to win the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen at That lucky fan will enjoy an all-expenses paid trip to Atlanta Motor Speedway and be there in person to see whether Ambrose can win at Atlanta. If he claims the Sprint Summer Showdown presented by HTC EVO 3D, the fan will win $1 million.

Fans should visit before each of the two remaining qualifying races to choose which driver they think will win that week’s event. A different fan will be randomly selected after each race and will be in Atlanta for the final event of the six-consecutive-race series to cheer on their driver as he vies for the $3 million payout. Fans can change their picks until the scheduled start time for each event.

Sprint Summer Showdown presented by HTC EVO 3D Qualified Driver Information



Designated Charity

Paul Menard

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Habitat for Humanity

Brad Keselowski

Pocono Raceway

Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation

Marcos Ambrose

Watkins Glen International

Victory Junction

Michigan International Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway

Atlanta Motor Speedway

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