Imrn At Full SPEED/I Richmond Lineup
April 30, 2009 | 9:00 A.M. EST
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."
SPEED is the nation's first and foremost cable television network dedicated to motor sports and the passion for everything automotive. From racing to restoration, motorcycles to movies, SPEED delivers quality programming from the track to the garage. Now available in more than 78 million homes in North America, SPEED is among the fastest-growing sports cable networks in the country and, the home to NASCAR on SPEED and an industry leader in interactive TV, video on demand, mobile initiatives and broadband services. For more information, please visit SPEEDtv.com, the online motor sports authority.
MRN Radio is the primary source for NASCAR stock car racing and related radio programming. Their award-winning play-by-play coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series is delivered via satellite to more than 600 radio stations nationwide.
MRN Radio is the largest independent sport radio network in America. For more information on MRN Radio, visit www.mrnradio.com. MRN Radio is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation, a leading promoter of motorsports activities, currently promoting more than 100 racing events annually, as well as numerous other motorsports-related activities. For more information, visit the Company's Web site at www.iscmotorsports.com.
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 online or by calling 866-455-RACE (7223).