DOLLAR GENERAL TO SPONSOR NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RACE AT CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY (Joliet, Ill. - April 23, 2008) Dollar General today announced a multi-year agreement with Chicagoland Speedway to be the title sponsor for the NASCAR Nationwide ...
DOLLAR GENERAL TO SPONSOR NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RACE AT CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY
(Joliet, Ill. - April 23, 2008) Dollar General today announced a multi-year agreement with Chicagoland Speedway to be the title sponsor for the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the 1.5-mile tri-oval. The Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca-Cola on July 11 will mark the first ever Nationwide Series night race at Chicagoland Speedway.
"We are thrilled to partner with a tremendous company like Dollar General for our Nationwide Series race in July," said Matthew Alexander, president of Chicagoland Speedway. "Each year, we strive to exceed our fans' needs by providing the best possible service to every guest who comes to our facility. Partnering with Dollar General has enabled us to align ourselves with a corporation that shares the same philosophy, as they have a long-standing tradition of customer satisfaction."
In addition to the title sponsorship deal with Chicagoland Speedway, Dollar General is the entitlement sponsor for the No. 32 and No. 10 cars for Braun Racing in 14 Nationwide Series races this season. Brian Vickers, who ranks 19th in points in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will pilot the No. 10 Dollar General car at Chicagoland Speedway for the Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca-Cola Nationwide Series race.
"We are pleased to present the inaugural Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 powered by Coca-Cola at Chicagoland Speedway on July 11," said Monty Bailey, Dollar General's motorsports manager. "Dollar General is very excited about this new relationship. The facility is among the most fan-friendly along the Nationwide Series tour, and it's with great pride that we partner with the speedway's staff and management and Coca-Cola in the presentation of this great event."
Track Packs for Chicagoland Speedway's 2008 season, as well as tickets for Pole Day are now on sale to the general public. Track Packs range in price from $195 to $260 and include admission to five (5) races over two (2) event weekends. General admission tickets to NASCAR Pole Day on Thursday, July 10, are $15 for adults, and free to children age 12 and under. Fans can purchase Track Packs and Pole Day tickets at the Chicagoland Speedway Ticket Office. Tickets also can be purchased by phone at 888-629-RACE (7223) or online at www.chicagolandspeedway.com.