Wednesday, June 08, 2005
enter Line, Mich.: Team Mopar's Jay Drake and Josh Wise are scheduled to sign autographs at the Eldora Speedway NEXTEL "Prelude to The Dream" event on Wednesday, June 8. The Tony Stewart Racing Enterprises team will be on hand to greet fans from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. EST at the team's transporter display. Race fans will also be able to purchase driver T-shirts and have photos taken with the team.
The NEXTEL "Prelude to The Dream" will feature NASCAR's Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth, Bobby Labonte, Kevin Harvick, Dave Blaney, Kenny Schrader, Kyle Petty, Kenny Wallace, Jeff Green and Mike Wallace, as well as the NHRA's Ron Capps, the World of Outlaws Sprint Series' Danny Lasoski, and the legendary Red Farmer. The star-studded field will get a brief practice session prior to a single-lap qualification session. Starting positions for the feature event will be determined by two preliminary heat races.
Drake currently leads the USAC National Sprint Car Series point standings heading into this week's events. He and Wise will compete in USAC National Sprint Car Series action at Indianapolis Raceway Park on June 9. Wise is currently seventh in the USAC National Sprint Car Series point standings.
The gates will open to the public at 3:30 p.m. EST for Wednesday's NEXTEL "Prelude to The Dream" event at Eldora Speedway. Racing is slated to begin at 8 p.m. EST.