MOORESVILLE, NC, March 14, 2012 – NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Martin Truex Jr. announced today he is giving two lucky race fans a thrilling ride around Charlotte Motor Speedway in his No. 56 Toyota Camry. The once-in-a-lifetime experience happens on Thursday, March 29 and will benefit the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation.
“I’m giving two fans the chance to experience what it is like to be me,” said Truex, who currently sits tied for eighth place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings. “I can’t wait to take them for a spin in my NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota. They’ll be riding shotgun and I plan to have the throttle wide open so they get the full experience. I also want them to walk away knowing how much I appreciate their support by helping me raise money for my foundation. Their support will go a long way in helping kids in need.”
Each winner will receive:
· Three full speed laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway with Martin Truex Jr.
· An autograph and picture with Martin
· Exclusive VIP tour of the race shop at Michael Waltrip Racing
· Martin Truex Jr. gift pack with apparel and merchandise
· Winner will be allowed to bring a guest to the event (however guest will not participate in Ride-Along)
Right now through Sunday, March 25, fans can bid on two separate ride-along experiences by visiting the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation at www.martintruexjrfoundation.org.
All proceeds from the auctions will benefit the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation and its mission of helping children in need.
About the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation
The Martin Truex Jr. Foundation (MTJF), created by Martin Truex Jr. in 2007, is “hooked on helping” and dedicated to positively impacting the lives of children in need. The MTJF has touched the lives of children with a broad spectrum of needs, focusing on three major areas: hunger and homelessness, illnesses and disabilities and abuse and neglect. The MTJF has raised more than $1 million for various initiatives benefiting children in need.