USAR: Lonesome Pine: Event preview

Lonesome Pine prepares for Food City 250. MYRTLE BEACH, SC -- For the fourth consecutive year the USAR Hooters ProCup Series will make its way to the beautiful hills of southwest Virginia and Lonesome Pine Raceway for the annual running of the...

Lonesome Pine prepares for Food City 250.

MYRTLE BEACH, SC -- For the fourth consecutive year the USAR Hooters ProCup Series will make its way to the beautiful hills of southwest Virginia and Lonesome Pine Raceway for the annual running of the Food City 250 on Saturday, April 26th at 7 p.m. The Food City 250 will be the second race of the season for the Northern Division competitors and the second year in a row the .375-mile track has hosted the division.

Another annual tradition during the Food City 250 weekend at Lonesome Pine Raceway is the Food City Rev-It-Up Party held at the nearby Food City location in Coeburn. VA. This year's party will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, April 25th and will give local fans an opportunity to meet several of the USAR Hooters ProCup Series drivers, get autographs and see their cars in person.

Among the driver's tentatively scheduled to appear at the Rev-It-Up Party is local favorite Danny O'Quinn, Jr. O'Quinn, Jr. is a native of Coeburn, VA and is currently in the top-10 of the points standings in the Southern Division. The teenager looks forward to racing at his home track.

"I can't wait to go home and race," said O'Quinn. "We have had some successful runs so far this season with a top-10 and a top-five so far. It would be nice to get our first win in front of our family and friends. I love the track and look forward to racing against the Northern Division."

Other drivers scheduled to appear at the Food City Rev-It-Up Party include 2001 race winner Shane Huffman and his Jennie-O Turkey Store Ford, Jimmy Burns and his Jackaroo Sauces Chevrolet, Jeff Agnew and his NGA Hooters Tours Chevrolet and Jay Fogleman in the Lucas Oil Ford, Jeff Roark of Abingdon, VA and hi Pointer Paint Pontiac, Kyle Shoemaker and his S & L Equipment Rental Chevrolet, Scott Baker and his Tallmadge Asphalt Chevrolet, and defending USAR Miller Lite Rookie of the Year Brian Ross in the Poynter Drywall Ford.

Race fans can also register at the following Food City locations in Coeburn, St. Paul, Lebanon, Wise, Pennington Gap, Clintwood, and Big Stone Gap for a chance to win the drawing to win a Food City prize package.

Food City and Naturally Fresh Foods will give away (1) prize package consisting of: 4 suite tickets to the Food City 250 USAR Hooters ProCup Race on April 26, 2003 and a 4 prize packs provided by Naturally Fresh Foods. The winner will also get to be the Honorary Starter for the Food City 250 (Wave the green flag). The winner will be drawn on April 24th. For more information please visit the official website of USAR at www.usarprocup.com

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Series Stock car
Drivers Brian Ross , Danny O'Quinn , Shane Huffman , Jeff Agnew