CORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing will host a “Fan Appreciation Day” on May 26 at NASCAR’s most interactive race shop in Cornelius, N.C.
MWR drivers David Reutimann, Martin Truex Jr., Ryan Truex and JTG Daugherty driver Marcos Ambrose plus Diamond-Waltrip Nationwide driver Trevor Bayne will join Waltrip to sign autographs. In addition, MWR’s Tim Brown, modified racer and star of the History Channel’s reality series “Madhouse,” will also sign autographs and display his No. 83 race car.
Country artist Matt Dylan highlights the entertainment that includes a family carnival, pit stop practices, simulator games, and features several local businesses and vendors. MWR partners NAPA, Toyota, Freightliner and TUMS will be in attendance with product demos, displays, and giveaways including a NAPA Race Day experience. Aaron’s joins the party with Lucky Dog and the Charlotte debut of David Reutimann’s No. 00 Talladega car which honored the Alabama Crimson Tide’s 2009 National Champion football Team.
Reutimann and Bayne will sign autographs 4-5 p.m. followed by Waltrip, both Truexes, Ambrose and Brown 6-8 p.m. Mac’s Speed Shop will offer menu items beginning at 4 p.m. with complimentary dessert from Lance and Little Debbie. Coke will provide drinks.
The Michael Waltrip Racing shop and interactive displays inside of the shop will open to the public free of charge at 9 a.m. Fans can watch the team prepare for the Coca-Cola 600 and shop at the MWR team store for the latest gear from their favorite MWR driver and JTG’s Marcos Ambrose.
Michael Waltrip Racing is at exit 28 on I-77 in Cornelius, N.C. about 15 miles north of Charlotte, N.C. Follow the latest information at www.michaelwaltrip.com.