NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Celebration Event at Navy Pier

August 20, 2009 (Lincolnshire, IL) – Camping World, the nation’s largest RV and outdoor retailer, today announced the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Celebration scheduled for Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 at Navy Pier’s Gateway Park, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL.


The open to the public, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Celebration will begin at 11:00AM and is the official kick-off of the August 28th Chicagoland NCWTS race (Live on SPEED, 7:30 p.m. CST.) 


The celebration, which will feature NASCAR drivers Todd Bodine, Colin Braun, Brian Scott, Rick Crawford and James Buescher, offers race fans an opportunity to meet and greet the drivers following an exclusive media Q & A session from 11:30AM-12:00PM.


The event will be hosted by SPEED pit reporter Ray Dunlap and highlights of this event include autograph signings from NASCAR Drivers, music entertainment from Chicago Country Radio US99 and the special announcement of a Camping World Sweepstakes Promotion. The festivities will also include an exclusive unveiling of an exciting Chicago Connection themed truck scheme donated by Navistar.


Sponsors of the event include Camping World, Chicagoland Speedway, SPEED, and Navistar’s International® Trucks & MaxxForce® Engines Racing. The goal of the event is to reach millions of fans including families, youth, media and diverse markets in a fun and friendly manner. Open admission between 11:00AM-2:00PM.


The 225 race at Chicagoland Speedway airs LIVE on SPEED, Friday, August 28th at 7:30PM CST.

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