Daytona II: Larry Foyt preview

Foyt To Attempt Double Duty in Daytona ... Larry Foyt will attempt to compete in both the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway with BAM Racing as well as the Busch Series race with Mac Hill Motorsports. Firehouse Subs,...

Foyt To Attempt Double Duty in Daytona ... Larry Foyt will attempt to compete in both the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway with BAM Racing as well as the Busch Series race with Mac Hill Motorsports. Firehouse Subs, founded in Jacksonville, Fla. by former firefighting brothers Robin and Chris Sorensen, will serve as an associate sponsor on both cars.

Although Foyt has not competed in NASCAR racing this season, he has accumulated many hours on the track testing at superspeedways in support of Dodge Motorsports. BAM Racing will unload chassis # 33 in Daytona. This is the same car that qualified on time for the October race at Talladega Superspeedway in 2006.

Larry Foyt at Daytona International Speedway ... Foyt will make his first NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series attempt of the season this weekend in the Pepsi 400 at Daytona International Speedway. He has two NEXTEL Cup Series start at the 2.5-mile tri-oval with a track best starting position of 26th (07/05/03) and an average start of 33.5. Foyt has a best finish of 28th (02/15/04) at the superspeedway with an average finish of 31.0.

"I am very excited to have this opportunity with BAM Racing and to represent Paralyzed Veterans of America this weekend," said Foyt. "We are bringing a car with proven success at superspeedways. That, combined with the testing I have done, makes me very confident that we will qualify for the race this weekend."

No. 49 Dodge Offers Unique Opportunity to Support Paralyzed Veterans of America ... BAM Racing and primary sponsor Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) invite the public to support the efforts of the organization by participating in the Star Tribute program. The public can pay tribute to the military service of a family member or friend by purchasing a Tribute Star that places the name of the honored service member or veteran on the No. 49 Dodge. To support Paralyzed Veterans through the excitement of NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series racing, visit pvastartribute.org.

About Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) ... Founded in 1946, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely for the benefit and representation of individuals with spinal cord injury or disease. Paralyzed Veterans is a dynamic, broad-based organization with more than 19,000 members in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. To learn more about Paralyzed Veterans, visit its website at www.pva.org.

-credit: bam racing

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