Dover: Tony Stewart adds event sponsor

MAKITA SPONSORING TONY STEWART IN NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES RACE June 2, 2005 -- La Mirada, CALIF. -- Makita USA, Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories, is excited to announce its sponsorship of Tony...

MAKITA SPONSORING TONY STEWART IN NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES RACE

June 2, 2005 -- La Mirada, CALIF. -- Makita USA, Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories, is excited to announce its sponsorship of Tony Stewart in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) race at Dover International Speedway on Friday, June 3rd. Stewart, the 2002 NASCAR Cup Series champion, will drive the No. 47 Morgan-Dollar Motorsports (MDM) Chevrolet Silverado in the MBNA RacePoints 200.

"We're very excited to be sponsoring such a great competitor as Tony Stewart," said Brent Withey, Makita's Marketing Brand Manager. "Tony is best-in-class in racing, as we are in manufacturing industrial power tools."

"I love running this truck series," said Stewart. "I got a couple wins with Andy Petree at Richmond and had a good run last fall with this team and finished third. This is a great series to race; you really get to race. I look forward to coming back and racing for the Morgan-Dollar guys again.

"I appreciate Makita coming on board for this race. We'll give it all we can to get them to victory lane."

The MBNA RacePoints 200 will begin at 4:45 p.m EDT on Friday, June 3.

The 200-lap/200-mile race will have live flag-to-flag television coverage provided by SPEED TV. Speed TV will also replay the race on Monday, June 6th at 12:30 p.m. EDT and Tuesday, June 7th at 4:30 p.m. EDT. The race can also be heard on MRN Radio as well as XM Satellite Radio.

-jkd-

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Tony Stewart , Andy Petree