NASCAR WILL HAVE A MAJOR PRESENCE AT
RACE CAR SHOW PRESENTED BY VP RACING FUELS
NASCAR, considered the premier sanctioning organization in motorsports,
will have a major presence in the huge Motorsports 2008 Race Car Show
presented by VP Racing Fuels. The show, filling close to 300,000 square
feet of the Atlantic City Convention Center, opens at noon on January
18th and continues through until 5 pm Sunday, January 20th.
The NASCAR display will cover 3,000 square feet of the show.
It is the first time in a number of years that the Daytona Beach,
Florida based sanctioning organization has been part of the show and it
is the first time that they have taken a major role in the 23 year
history of the show.
"We are honored to have NASCAR participating in Motorsports 2008 with
such an expansive display," said event promoter Len Sammons. "While they
are a leader in the motorsports industry, their effort shows they are
still working hard to promote racing at the grassroots level."
All of the NASCAR developmental series will be represented in
the display with eight different race cars.
Included in the display will be the new spec engine that will
be legal in both the Camping World Series and both Whelen Modified
Ted Marsh's Camping World Series car will be on display along
with Jeff Earnhardt's DEI Camping World Series car along with the No. 84
Camping World Series car. All will have the new spec engine while
Marsh's Camping World car will have the new composite body.
There will be two Whelen Tour Modified cars that run in the
The Whelen All-American Series will be represented by a Chad
Sinon owned BPG Racing Modified that is driven at NASCAR sanctioned
Grandview Speedway by Duane Howard. In addition there will be a NASCAR
Late Model stock car.
Topping off the display will be Andrew Ranger's NASCAR
Canadian Tire Series entry. Ranger is the 2007 champion.
Several key people from NASCAR will be on hand at the display
and participating in the two day Promoter's Summit that will be part of
the big motorsports weekend. Representing NASCAR will be Brett Bodine,
Bob Duvall, Richard Buck, Chad Little and a number of other key
Jim Hunter, Vice President of Corporate Communications for NASCAR, will
be delivering a "State of the Sport" presentation at the Promoter's
Summit. Hunter is a huge supporter of short track auto racing.
Anyone looking for hotel rooms for the show weekend can check
in at the show website which can be found at www.aarn.com or telephone
ACCentral room reservations at 1-866.790.9934. There are still some good
rates available for the big motorsports weekend that includes
Motorsports 2008, the SoBe Life Water Gambler's Classic Indoor races and
Complete information on tickets and event schedules is available at
www.aarn.com or telephone