KENNY WALLACE ON RUNNING AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY-- "I absolutely love racing at Martinsville," said Wallace. "We had a great car in the spring, but a weird deal happened with the fuel. We pitted early on and took fuel and tires and after that...
KENNY WALLACE ON RUNNING AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY--
"I absolutely love racing at Martinsville," said Wallace. "We had a great car in the spring, but a weird deal happened with the fuel. We pitted early on and took fuel and tires and after that stop, the fuel guy got in line at the pumps to get the fuel can filled back up. But, for lack of a better description, there was a traffic jam at the pumps and our guy didn't get back to the pits in time with fuel so the next stop we couldn't put fuel in. That meant we had to pit again earlier then some of the other guys for fuel. That got us behind and we lost some laps, but eventually we made the lost ground up and finished 12th. I think we should have been in better shape, but we never fully recovered from that fuel deal. I hope this weekend will be better for us and we can get a good finish for the Stacker 2 people."
WHAT STACKER 2 CAR WILL THE TEAM RUN THIS WEEKEND--
The #23 Stacker 2 car Kenny Wallace will run this weekend is car #56. It's the same car that Wallace ran in the last race at Martinsville Speedway. Wallace ran very well at Martinsville in the spring, finishing 12th.
STACKER 2 HAPPENINGS--
Kenny will visit Martinsville High School Oct. 16th as part of "YJ Stinger's Race to Bee Safe" program. The Race to Bee Safe program is designed to teach teenagers the importance of safe driving and good car maintenance. The tour will visit high schools in six markets that host Winston Cup races this fall. Students will sign a promise to practice safe driving. The promise will act as an informal contract between the student and the student's parents. The promises will also be used in a drawing for prizes, including tickets to the Oct. 19th Subway 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series event at Martinsville Speedway.
The Race to Bee Safe program also launched a contest in which students can design the trunk art for Wallace's No. 23. One winner will be selected from six markets and the winning design will be featured on Wallace's car in a 2004 Cup race at the winner's home track. The winner will also receive four VIP tickets to the race and die cast replicas of their winning design.
Kenny Wallace participated in the taping of a new commercial on Tuesday that took place at a convenience store near Lowe's Motor Speedway. The commercial will be on the airwaves soon.