Toledo Fan Fest news 2008-05-09

Big Brothers, Big Sisters To Benefit From ARCA Fan Fest Toledo Speedway Promotion Set For May 17&18 TOLEDO OH (5-9-08)--Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio has been named the Charity of Choice for...

            Big Brothers, Big Sisters To Benefit From ARCA Fan Fest

Toledo Speedway Promotion Set For May 17&18

TOLEDO OH (5-9-08)--Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio has been named the Charity of Choice for the 4th annual ARCA Fan Fest, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, May 17 & 18 at Toledo Speedway. The Fan Fest will serve as a prelude to the ARCA Touring Series double header weekend, featuring the ARCA Lincoln Welders Truck Series on Saturday afternoon, May 17, and the ARCA RE/MAX Series Hantz Group 200 presented by Federated Car Care on Sunday, May 18.

"We are excited to partner with Big Brothers / Big Sisters for this event, and hope to help them in their efforts to find matches for kids who want and need a big brother or big sister," commented Mark Gundrum, VP Marketing and Communications for ARCA.

The 4th Annual ARCA Fan Fest has been designed as a Family and Fan Friendly Motorsports Promotion allowing ARCA fans and their families to interact with ARCA Officials, Drivers, Teams, Crews, and sponsors at ARCA's Hometown Track. In addition, fund raising efforts including a raffle for motorsports collectables and a 50/50 raffle will be administered on behalf of the Charity.

"Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio is very excited to team with ARCA for the 4th annual Fan Fest," said Bruce Johnson, VP of Fund Development BBBSNWO. "It is a proven fact that a positively mentored child will become a competent, confident and caring adult. I would encourage everyone to come out and enjoy some great racing, while investing in the future-the children!"

The Fan Fest, which will take place in the parking lot area directly in front of the Speedway, will offer free admission to the public. Fans will be required to purchase tickets to enter the speedway for the racing action.

Toledo Speedway is located at 5639 Benore Rd., Toledo OH, near the intersection of I-75 and Alexis Road. For more information, please call ARCA at (734) 847-6726, or Toledo Speedway at (419) 727-1100.

-credit: arca

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