Series Rockingham pre-event news 2009-04-10

ARCA RE/MAX Series Hauler Parade to Kick Off Carolina 200 at Rockingham Speedway TOLEDO, Ohio (April 10, 2009)--The ARCA RE/MAX Series will begin the Carolina 200 race weekend at Rockingham Speedway with a hauler parade through the city of ...

ARCA RE/MAX Series Hauler Parade to Kick Off Carolina 200 at Rockingham Speedway

TOLEDO, Ohio (April 10, 2009)--The ARCA RE/MAX Series will begin the Carolina 200 race weekend at Rockingham Speedway with a hauler parade through the city of Rockingham, North Carolina, beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2009.

Up to 40 ARCA RE/MAX Series Race Team Transporters will depart Rockingham Speedway at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, beginning at Gate D on the property of Rockingham Speedway, traveling right on HWY 177, turning right on County Home Road, left on S. Long Dr. Right on Rockingham Rd to Fayetteville Rd. (US HWY 1), right onto HWY177 and then returning back to Rockingham Speedway via Gate D off of HWY 177. Race fans are encouraged to watch the hauler parade from any point along the parade route.

Once arriving back to Rockingham Speedway, ARCA RE/MAX Series Team Transporters will enter the garage area, where race teams will begin preparing for the Carolina 200 ARCA RE/MAX Series race. The race marks the first of two scheduled ARCA RE/MAX Series appearances to the track in 2009 and is scheduled to air live on SPEED at 1 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, April 19, 2009.

The ARCA RE/MAX Series Hauler Parade through the City of Rockingham is part of the city's ThunderFest event, a free, interactive promotion for race fans on Friday, April 17 in the Rockingham town square. ThunderFest is from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday and includes live bands, a food and beer tent and an ARCA RE/MAX Series driver autograph session from 6-7 p.m. The ARCA Racing Network will broadcast live from ThunderFest all day on Friday and race fans can listen to the coverage and view live video of ThunderFest on ARCA Nation.

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