The Chrome Horn News



    Martin Truex Jr., the number one driver for the Dale Earnhardt Inc. team, is quickly becoming one of the most popular racing talents on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit.
    The 27-year-old racer, who grew up in nearby Mayetta, NJ, will be visiting with many of his fans when he visit's the huge Motorsports 2008 Race Car Show presented by VP Racing Fuels at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The show opens at noon on January 18th and continues through until 5 pm on Sunday, January 20th.
    Truex, who had one win to his credit on the Cup circuit in 2007 and finished 11th in the Chase for the Cup Championship, will visit with fans and sign autographs along with a number of other NASCAR stars. Truex will sign autographs at 5:00 pm on Friday, January 18th (opening day for the three day show).
    Truex kicked off his career in go-kart racing while still attending grade school. He moved on to modified racing at Wall Township (NJ) Speedway where he was a feature winner and then to NASCAR Busch North Series competition where he was a winner.
    The Mayetta, NJ racer is a two time past champion of the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
2007 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion Ron Hornaday will be part of the show that covers close to 300,000 square feet of the Convention Center and includes just about anything imaginable in motorsports. More than 200 motorsports vehicles will be on display.
    In addition to Hornaday and Truex other NASCAR stars appearing at the show include Elliott Sadler, Casey Mears, Kenny Wallace and Ken Schrader.
    On opening day Wallace and Schrader will present the "Kenny and Kenny Show" as they talk about their racing careers and their involvement in short track racing across the nation. Fans having opening day tickets for the show will be allowed to attend the "Kenny and Kenny Show" with seating available at 10 am.
    Along with appearances of the NASCAR racers and a host of other well known talents in the sport, show attendees will be able to attend a variety of educational seminars (FREE) covering subjects from setting up race cars to learning about legal issues.
    The very popular US Tobacco Ms. Motorsports Pageant will be a big attraction on Saturday.
Kids will be able to take part in Big Wheel competition on Sunday with Big Wheels provided by the show.
    The three day show offers a variety of things for attendees to see and do that relate to national, regional and local motorsports.
    In addition to the show many fans will be attending the Sobe Life Water Gambler's Classic Indoor racing events at the nearby Boardwalk Hall on the nights of Friday, January 18th and Saturday, January 19th.
    A large number of Eastern short track racing promoters will also be taking part in the Promoter's Summit that has been set for January 18th and 19th. Featured speakers will be NASCAR's Jim Hunter and ASA's Dennis Huth. Details may be had by telephoning Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797.
Complete details on all events can be had at or telephone (609) 888.3618.


Source:  Ernie Saxton / Motorsports 2008 PR
Posted:  January 4, 2008

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