What: NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series "Driver Appearance"
When: Friday, October 15, 2004, 12:00-2:00 pm
Where: The AutoZone store located at 8430 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield, Calif. - Where HPS/Victory Circle teammates Craig Raudman and Burney Lamar will be on site. Raudman currently holds down the second spot in the standings with three races left to go while Burney Lamar sits third. The drivers will have their cars on display and sign autographs for all fans. The drivers will also be available for media interviews in preparation for the Ford Motorcraft Parts "150" at Mesa Marin Raceway Saturday, October 16 - a great opportunity to meet and develop stories on these talented NASCAR drivers.
Details: The NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series returns to Mesa Marin Raceway this weekend for the running of the Ford Motorcraft "150" which will be broadcast live on HDNet. The series' top teams and drivers will be at MMR for race twelve of the 14-race championship series. Mesa Marin Raceway has showcased the Southwest Series since 1987 and will host the 59th series event. Mike Chase leads all drivers win nine career victories at MMR with current dirver M.K. Kanke scoring four triumphs at the high-banked half-mile oval.
A tentative schedule of events for this Saturday's Ford Motorcraft Parts "150" is as follows: Saturday 10/16 8:00 a.m. Pit gates open and Haulers enter . 12:00-12:45 p.m. and 1:30-2:15 p.m. Southwest Series practice . 4:30 p.m. Southwest Series Qualifying, 6:00 p.m. Non-Qualifiers Race. Driver Introductions 7:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Ford Motorcraft Parts "150".