Richmond Int'l Raceway news 2009-04-28

MRN AT FULL SPEED BRINGING TONY STEWART AND ELLIOTT SADLER TO OPEN FAN FORUM AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY Richmond, VA (April 28, 2009) -- Motor Racing Network (MRN Radio), a subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation (ISC), and ...

MRN AT FULL SPEED BRINGING TONY STEWART AND ELLIOTT SADLER TO OPEN FAN FORUM AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

Richmond, VA (April 28, 2009) -- Motor Racing Network (MRN Radio), a subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation (ISC), and SPEED have partnered to bring NASCAR fans unfettered access to top drivers and racing personalities through MRN at Full SPEED, a Q&A fan forum to be conducted prior to the start of each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at ISC-owned facilities throughout the year.

Currently scheduled to appear at Richmond International Raceway during this weekend's NASCAR doubleheader are Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot Chevrolet, Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 19 Stanley Tools Dodge, MRN's Barney Hall and Doug Fritz, President of Richmond International Raceway. MRN at Full SPEED will take place on Saturday, May 2, beginning at 3:30 p.m. on the SPEED stage located on the midway near Fan Fest Presented by Chevrolet. Race fans will have the opportunity to ask questions and chat with the panel, emceed by MRN's Joe Moore.

"The fan forum will be a great opportunity for our fans to interact with some of the greats in NASCAR today," said Fritz. "The SPEED stage, located on our midway, will allow all of our fans access to the event, which makes for a fun and festive atmosphere."

"This is a great opportunity for our fans to interact with the top celebrities in our sport," said Fritz. "The SPEED stage is located in an area that is accessible to all of our fans and I encourage everyone to take part in the open forum, it should be a lot of fun."

Tickets are on sale now for the Saturday, May 2 Crown Royal Presents The Russ Friedman 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the Friday, May 1 Lipton Tea 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Tickets for Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race also include practice and Wawa Pole Qualifying for the Sprint Cup Series. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult in general admission sections on Friday only. Tickets for both races can be purchased by logging on to www.rir.com or calling 866-455-RACE (7223).

-credit: rir

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Tony Stewart , Joe Moore , Elliott Sadler