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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 29 2000) - One of the most recognized promoters in American short track racing, Bob Harmon, along with long time NASCAR Touring Media Coordinator, Bill Desmond, have been named to return to the Slim Jim All Pro...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 29 2000) - One of the most recognized promoters in American short track racing, Bob Harmon, along with long time NASCAR Touring Media Coordinator, Bill Desmond, have been named to return to the Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring promotional and media staff for the 2001 racing season. Harmon, who will work closely with current Slim Jim All Pro Series director Les Westerfield, will serve as a promotional consultant and advisor for the series as well as taking an active role in the coordination and promotion of Slim Jim All Pro Series events. Desmond, who returned to NASCAR in 2000 after a three year hiatus, as the Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring Media Coordinator, has worked with Harmon in the past and joined NASCAR in 1986. "Bob Harmon has built an excellent reputation in the motorsports business," stated Tom Deery, NASCAR vice-president. "Bob started his All Pro Super Series in 1980 and many of the competitors on our three national series have competed with his series at one time or another. Bill Desmond was an integral part of his team and has done a great job for NASCAR through the years and he will be a great asset to the series. Harmon is a great inspiration to every participant and we are thrilled to have 'Uncle Bob' back with the series that he was so instrumental in developing over 20 years ago." Harmon has worked with Dover Downs Entertainment in the operation of the Nashville (Tenn.) Speedway USA and he will continue his duties there as well as development of the new superspeedway under construction in Nashville. Harmon has accepted several honors from Racing Promotion Monthly (RPM) including the National Speed Sport News Award which recognizes the promotion of an outstanding event (All American 400) and the General Media Award for Outstanding Service to the Industry. "I am excited about being able to lend my experience to the Slim Jim All Pro Series", commented Harmon. "It is a series that I have a passion for. We have been very successful at Nashville Speedway USA over the past seven years and I will continue to be involved with the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series at Nashville, working closely with short-track manager Dave Kohler." The Slim Jim All Pro Series will conclude it's season with two consecutive events at the high banked .596-mile speedway before the 2000 Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Awards Banquet in Atlanta, Ga. on November 18. The NASCAR All Pro 200 will run on Saturday, September 30 and the All-American 400, Sunday, November 5th.

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