Ken Schrader at Motorsports 2003 Show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 22, 2002 . . . Joining a growing list of national, regional and local racing talents, veteran NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ken Schrader will be signing autographs at Motorsports 2003, the fan & racer motorsports ...

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 22, 2002 . . . Joining a growing list of national, regional and local racing talents, veteran NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ken Schrader will be signing autographs at Motorsports 2003, the fan & racer motorsports extravaganza, taking place at the Fort Washington, PA Expo Center, January 10th thru 12th, 2003.

Schrader, one of the most popular racers on the Winston Cup circuit, has just announced that he will be driving the #49 BAM Racing Dodge in 2003. The second year Winston Cup team, owned by Beth Ann and Tony Morgenthau, is presently without sponsorship but plans to run a full schedule of Winston Cup events starting with the Daytona 500 in February.

The 47-year-old driver has had 554 career starts in Winston Cup but has not been a winner on that circuit since 1991. However Schrader has been a winner in other competition. He has just announced that he will run four ARCA RE/MAX events in 2003 and will be running in a number of dirt track late model events at East Bay Raceway in Gibsonton, Florida during the month of February.

Schrader will be talking with fans and signing autographs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Tommy Gale/Haulmark Trailers display area on Saturday, January 11th.

Already announced as appearing at the show are:
Kenny Wallace, NASCAR Winston and Busch Series racer Dave Blaney, NASCAR Winston Cup driver and former World of Outlaws sprint car champion Rusty Wallace, 1989 Winston Cup champion Mark Green, NASCAR Busch Series driver Kerry Earnhardt, oldest son of the late Dale Earnhardt, now racing in Busch Series and planning some Winston Cup events Additional appearances will be announced shortly.

In addition show attendees will be able to see more than 150 different motorsports vehicles on display including the Pepsi sponsored car driven by Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Budweiser car, Bobby Labonte's ride at the last Dover Speedway Winston Cup ride plus others.

There will be more than 600 exhibit booths in operation showing off just about anything anyone could imagine in motorsports. A number of seminars and Motorsports Garage demonstrations will be presented during the three day show along with the annual U.S.Tobacco Ms.

Motorsports Contest and the Kid's Big Wheel battle. Comcast, the media sponsor of Motorsports 2003, will have a huge display featuring sprint cars, a Deka Battery sponsored Busch Series entry, a helicopter simulator, and much more. There will be many giveaways to go with the Race Against Drugs theme at the display.

The three day show, set for January 10th through January 12th, at the Fort Washington, PA Expo Center will see the doors open at 1 p.m. on opening day. There is ample free parking and shuttles from parking areas to the show.

Admission is just $12.00 for adults and $4.00 for children, 6 thru 12. Under 6 are admitted free. There are three day passes for adults priced at $25.00. For show information telephone 609.888.3618 or visit their website at www.aarn.com. Discount hotel rooms are available, though the supply is dwindling, by telephoning Plaza Travel at 215.322.6888. The Fort Washington, PA Expo Center is located just a short distance from Exit #26 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

-ernie saxton-

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Jeff Gordon , Bobby Labonte , Rusty Wallace , Ken Schrader , Kenny Wallace , Mark Green , Kerry Earnhardt , Dave Blaney