Bobby Allison, Ned Jarrett and Barney Hall Added to List of Legends to Appear at the Darlington Historic Racing Festival
DARLINGTON, S.C. (July 29, 2008) – The Inaugural Darlington Historic Racing Festival is turning into a virtual who’s who among legendary drivers, car owners, mechanics and broadcasters.
Legendary drivers Ned Jarrett and Bobby Allison and former car owner Ray Fox are the latest legends to commit to an appearance at the inaugural event. Jarrett, Allison and Fox will each participate in a question and answer session in the Legends Pavilion as well as an autograph session.
In addition to Jarrett, Allison and Fox legendary broadcaster Barney Hall will be on-hand to moderate the question and answer sessions that will take place during the two-day festival.
“Ned, Bobby, Ray and Barney will certainly have some great stories to share with race fans and make great additions to our list of racing legends participating in the Darlington Historic Racing Festival,” said Darlington Raceway President, Chris Browning. “We are grateful to have so many racing legends participating in this historic event at Darlington.”
Other legends agreeing to participate in autograph sessions at the inaugural event include former driver “Chargin’” Charlie Glotzbach, former crew chief and engine builder Waddell Wilson and former car owner Raymond Parks.
The Darlington Historic Racing Festival will offer fans two days of excitement featuring question and answer sessions with the legends, exhibition laps by the historic race cars, autograph sessions, a large display and vendor area, car corrals, kid zone and a variety of other activities.
Don’t miss your chance to see stock cars return to Darlington Raceway this Labor Day weekend, August 30-31, for the Inaugural Darlington Historic Racing Festival. Tickets for the event are $15 per day or $25 for the entire weekend, kids age 12 and under will be admitted free. Camping is also available for this event, tent sites can be purchased for $10, RV spots are $25. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.
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