JEFF GORDON, BRAD KESELOWSKI, KASEY KAHNE Q&A TICKET PACKAGES AVAILABLE FOR IRWIN TOOLS NIGHT RACE

By Official Release On Thu, May. 17, 2012

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Thursday, May 17, 2012) – Five-time Bristol winner Jeff Gordon heads the list of drivers taking part in special ticket offers for the IRWIN Tools Night Race Aug. 25.

Promotions include a question-and-answer session, as well as a driver’s cap. Packages involving Brad Keselowski, winner of the last two NASCAR Sprint Cup events at Bristol Motor Speedway, and Kasey Kahne also are available.

While Gordon, Keselowski and Kahne are the first to confirm participation in the program, more drivers taking part in the Saturday afternoon Q&A sessions soon will be announced.

With every Gordon ticket package sold, a $24 donation is made to the AARP Foundation to support Drive to End Hunger, a national effort by AARP and the AARP Foundation to help the nearly nine million older Americans who face the threat of hunger.

A $20 donation from each Keselowski ticket is made to the driver’s Checkered Flag Foundation, which supports individuals who have sacrificed greatly for America, including military members, veterans, first-responders and their families, among others.

All three ticket promotions start at $100 and fans who have purchased tickets to the IRWIN Tools Night Race may upgrade to the Q&A package for an additional $25. For purchases or upgrades call BMS ticket office at 423-BRISTOL or 1-866-415-4158.

Additional information about the packages can be found at www.bristolmotorspeedway.com/driverpackages.

The August race week at BMS kicks off Aug. 22 with a doubleheader, which features the Volunteer 200 Camping World Truck Series race and the UNOH Perfect Storm 150 Whelen Modified event. On tap Aug. 24 is the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race, followed by the IRWIN Tools Night Race Sprint Cup event Aug. 25.

Tickets are available for the IRWIN Tools Night race, starting at $75 while tickets for the Food City 250 start at $45. An August race weekend package, which includes a ticket to the IRWIN Tools Night Race and the Food City 250, starts at $110. A doubleheader ticket for Wednesday night’s Camping World Truck Series race and the UNOH Perfect Storm 150 is available for $30.

Food City 250 tickets for children 15 and under are available at half price, starting at $22. Entry for children 12 and under is free for Wednesday night’s doubleheader.

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