Justin Allgaier to Race NASCAR Fans at Myrtle Beach NASCAR Speedpark
DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 9, 2010) – Darlington Raceway and the NASCAR Speedpark in Myrtle Beach are giving race fans a chance to race against one of the hottest up and coming drivers in the NASCAR Nationwide Series – Justin Allgaier.
Allgaier, driver of Penske Racing’s No. 12 Verizon Dodge, will try to take the checkered flag against some of NASCAR’s biggest fans in a fun battle of go-kart racing at the Myrtle Beach NASCAR Speedpark on April 21. The first green-flag will drop at approximately 11:30 am. Fans can enter for a chance to race against Allgaier by visiting the NASCAR Speedpark’s Facebook page here and clicking on the contest tab. Winners will be announced on Friday, April 16th.
“We are extremely excited to have Justin Allgaier challenge some of Darlington Raceway’s biggest fans on the go-kart tracks at the Myrtle Beach NASCAR Speedpark,” said Darlington Raceway President, Chris Browning. “Justin has shown how talented he is behind the wheel of a stock car and we are looking forward to seeing what he has got on the go-kart track.”
The event is open to the public and NASCAR fans are encouraged to attend the event to see who takes the checkered flag. After the checkered flag falls Justin will be available to sign autographs for fans in attendance.
Allgaier is one of the hottest drivers in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, proving that by winning at Bristol in March and currently sitting in third-place in the point standings, just 21 points behind leader Carl Edwards.
You can keep up with all of the latest news from Darlington Raceway at DarlingtonRaceway.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/DarlingtonRaceway and on Twitter at Twitter.com/TooToughToTame.
Darlington Raceway or the track “Too Tough to Tame” as it is known to many, is where the purest of NASCAR competition meets true southern hospitality. A NASCAR staple since 1950, Darlington Raceway has seen some of motorsports most talented drivers thunder to Victory Lane. In 2010, NASCAR’s stars return to battle the track “Too Tough to Tame” in the Sprint Cup Series SHOWTIME Southern 500® and Nationwide Series Darlington 200. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will also make a stop at Darlington for the first time since the 2004 season.
Don’t miss any of the paint-scraping action at Darlington Raceway in 2010. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series will visit the track on Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8, for the SHOWTIME Southern 500® and Darlington 200. The Camping World Truck Series will make its return to Darlington Raceway for first time since 2004 on August 14 for the Too Tough to Tame 200. Tickets for all three events are on-sale now. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.