NASCAR TOURING AND WEEKLY SERIES
CHAMPIONS WEEK UNDERWAY
Karting Challenge Highlights
Tuesday’s Media Events
Champions Week is underway in the center of NASCAR racing as six 2009 series
champions converge on the Charlotte area for a week of activities leading up
to the NASCAR Touring Series Awards Gala and NASCAR Whelen All-American
Series Awards Banquet.
NASCAR champions Jason Bowles (Camping World Series West), George
Brunnhoelzl III (Whelen Southern Modified Tour), Donny Lia (Whelen Modified
Tour, Philip Morris (Whelen All-American Series), Andrew Ranger (Canadian
Tire Series presented by Mobil 1) and Ryan Truex (Camping World Series East)
will be honored at the end of the week during awards ceremonies at the
Concord Convention Center.
Tuesday will see the six champions participate in an extensive
media tour in the Charlotte area. The day will start with local television
and radio appearances followed by the Second Annual NASCAR Toyota
Champions/Media Go-Kart Showdown presented by Sirius XM Radio at Victory
Lane Karting. The Sirius NASCAR Radio show “Tradin’ Paint” will broadcast
live from the event.
Following the karting challenge, the champions will depart for
appearances at Motor Racing Network (MRN) and Performance Racing Network
(PRN). The day will conclude with a photo shoot at the under-construction
NASCAR Hall of Fame and a VIP dinner at the Sam Bass Gallery.
The rest of the week’s activities will be highlighted by the Jim
Hunter Golf Invitational on
the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series State Champions Dinner on Thursday and
the Driver Briefings Friday morning.
The week will then close with a pair of banquets. The NASCAR Whelen
All-American Series Awards Banquet will take place Friday evening at the
Concord Convention Center with track and state champions to be honored along
with Morris, the national champion. The NASCAR Touring Series Awards Gala,
which will honor the championship seasons of Bowles, Brunnhoelzl, Lia,
Ranger and Truex, will be held at the same venue on Saturday evening. Both
banquets will be streamed live online at