Road to the All American 400 -by Melissa Smithson, PR Director Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville

Road to the All American 400 This Weekend – October 4th – 6th, 2012

Nashville, TN (October 1, 2012) – The Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville is proud to host the 28th Annual All American 400 this weekend. We expect a record-breaking crowd, with 16 plus states being represented in the main event, including Canada. We will be hosting several charity events on Saturday, including supporting The Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition. They will be selling T-shirts and drivers will be collecting money from fans and doing ‘meet and greet’ and autographs. NASCAR Sprint cup driver Kyle Busch will be among those drivers competing for the coveted guitar trophy and have their name in the books as winner of the great race among the North and South drivers!

Recap of events taking place this weekend:

Thursday, October 4th - 3:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch will have a press conference along with Goodlettsville Corporation Dollar General.

7:00 p.m. 1/4 mile division racing

Friday, October 5th - 5:30 p.m. Qualifying for the All American 400

8:00 p.m. 5/8 mile division racing

Saturday, October 6th The Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition will be selling T-shirts to raise money, and will have handouts for Breast Cancer Awareness month. The All American 400 drivers will be collecting money and greeting fans for the local chapter. Visit www.tbcc.org for additional information on this great organization.

Hope for Harlie: We are honored to announce a very special guest who will be waving the green flag at the start of our Hunter’s Sand & Gravel Pro Late Model race on Saturday. Harlie Bryant, a 6-year old girl who was diagnosed with Astrocytoma, a rare type of brain cancer, is fighting a brave battle against this disease, which has left her family in a financial bind. The specialized treatment they are seeking, because of other conventional treatments failing, is very expensive. The Pro Late Model drivers will be collecting money and greeting fans before the race to support Harlie. Please visit www.HopeforHarlie.org for further details on how you can help this little girl.

Congressman Jim Cooper: Tennessee’s very own Congressman Jim Cooper will be doing the honors of waving the green flag for the start of the 28th Annual ‘All American 400’, which will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 6th.

Pro Late Model race will start at 2:30 p.m. (125 lap event)

Prerace Ceremony – Fairgrounds Speedway Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (12 new members) to start at 4:00 p.m.

28th Annual All American 400 will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Please find attached schedule for more details.

PLEASE CONTACT FAIRGROUNDS SPEEDWAY NASHVILLE TO RESERVE YOUR MEDIA CREDENTIALS FOR THIS RACE. .

For more information on the series involved or the race track, interested parties can visit: www.allamerican400.com; www.fairgroundsspeedway.com; www.proallstarsseries.com

Facebook page: 2012 Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville
Twitter: @fairgrndspwynas

Melissa Smithson

PR Director

Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville

625 Smith Avenue

Nashville, TN 37204

615-254-1986 - office

615-499-6819 - cell

melissa@fairgroundsspeedwaynashville.com

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