Mike Helton Headlines Appearances in the Darlington Stripe Zone
DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 15, 2010) – Some of NASCAR’s most well known personalities will be visiting with race fans in the Darlington Stripe Zone as part of the SHOWTIME Southern 500 weekend at Darlington Raceway.
Headlining the appearance schedule is NASCAR President, Mike Helton. In addition, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Mark Martin, AJ Allmendinger and Elliott Sadler will also be taking time to visit with fans for a question and answer session prior to the SHOWTIME Southern 500 on May 8.
“The Darlington Stripe Zone gives fans unique up close access to NASCAR drivers and celebrities that they can’t get anywhere else,” said Darlington Raceway President Chris Browning. “This year’s Stripe Zone appearance lineup is the best ever and I know that the fans will really enjoy hearing from Mike, Mark, AJ and Elliott.”
The Darlington Stripe Zone is a all-inclusive hospitality experience that gives fans unique access to pit road as well as the chance to ask their favorite NASCAR drivers questions. Each Stripe Zone admission includes: a pre-race pit pass, appetizers, a dinner buffet, four beer tickets, unlimited soda and water, a commemorative track souvenir and official SHOWTIME Southern 500 event program.
Darlington Stripe Zone tickets are available for $140 dollars per person and must be accompanied by a SHOWTIME Southern 500 grandstand ticket. Darlington Stripe Zone tickets can be purchased online at DarlingtonRaceway.com or by phone at 866-459-RACE.
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/.
- FOR KIDS ONLY! DARLINGTON RACEWAY RASCALS PRESENTED BY FUTURE SCHOLAR LAUNCHES AT TRACK “TOO TOUGH TO TAME”
- 1970’s ICONIC BAND GRAND FUNK RAILROAD TO PERFORM BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500 PRE-RACE CONCERT PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA
- ‘TURN 3 THEATER PRESENTED BY RACEWAY FORD CHEVROLET’ ON JUNE 19 POSTPONED DUE TO POTENTIAL HEAT ADVISORY
- Elliott’s throwback NAPA scheme inspired by ‘Awesome Bill’ at Darlington
- DARLINGTON RACEWAY TO HOST OPEN NASCAR TEST SESSION ON JUNE 10