MARTINSVILLE, Va. (August 22, 2011) – Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson will make an appearance in the Martinsville Speedway Fan Zone before the TUMS Fast Relief 500 on October 30.
It will be the first appearance in the Martinsville Speedway Fan Zone for Johnson, the winner of six Sprint Cup races at Martinsville.
The Fan Zone will have a powerful one-two-three punch, with Johnson joining NASCAR’s perennial most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kevin Harvick. The trio of drivers will take questions from fans in an emceed question-and-answer session. They will not appear at the same time.
“We are really excited for our fans to have these three drivers on the same morning in our fan zone,” said Clay Campbell, president of Martinsville Speedway. “Jimmie, Kevin and Dale Jr. are so popular with the fans, and when they make appearances like this, they do such a good job and have fun interacting with fans.”
Admission to the Martinsville Speedway Fan Zone sponsored by AMP Energy is $99 and includes pastries, juice and coffee for breakfast, lunch buffet, four coupons for AMP Energy and Pepsi products or beer per adult and Pre-Race Track Pass.
The Pre-Race Track Pass allows fans to walk on the track along the front stretch from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
The $99 price does not include a ticket to the TUMS Fast Relief 500.
The Martinsville Speedway Fan Zone sponsored by AMP Energy will open at 8 a.m. on October 30.
The pastries will be served at 8 a.m. with the lunch buffet beginning at 10:30 am.
Tickets for the Martinsville Speedway Fan Zone sponsored by AMP Energy may be purchased by calling 1.877.RACE.TIX or by visiting www.martinsvillespeedway.com online.
Tickets for the TUMS Fast Relief 500 are on sale and may be purchased by calling 1.877.RACE.TIX or by visiting www.martinsvillespeedway.com online.