NASCAR Star and TV Personality Kenny Wallace to Race at Quincy
IL (June 13, 2011) - Quincy Raceways is proud to announce that NASCAR
Nationwide Series driver Kenny Wallace will be appearing and racing
his Federated Auto Parts UMP Modified during the annual Pepsi
Mid-Season Championships on Sunday June 26. Wallace is also a well
known TV personality as he appears regularly on Speed TV during the
coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck
is no stranger to Quincy Raceways as he was a pit crew regular during
the years his brother Mike competed weekly at Quincy in the Winston
Racing Series in the 70’s. Wallace has many friends and fans in the
Quincy area. He has also appeared and raced at Quincy in the Modified
division in past seasons. Kenny, sometimes is called by his famous
nickname “Herman the German”, after he was compared to infamous
“Herman the German” cartoon character. Kenny will be available for
autographs after the event is completed in the pit area.
Kenny’s NASCAR Nationwide Series accomplishments include nine wins,
ten poles, and nine seasons in the top ten in driver points. Kenny
has over 425 Nationwide Series starts, making him only the second
driver with this distinction. Kenny is the only driver to have won
the Nationwide Series Most Popular Driver Award three times, in 1991,
1994 and 2006. Kenny’s short track racing is sponsored by Federated
Auto Parts for 2011 and he will be competing at several Midwest racing
venues over the summer competing in his UMP Modified. Visit Kenny
Wallace’s website at
www.kennywallace.com for more information on Kenny.
Pepsi Mid-Season Championships is the annual event that marks the half
way point of the race season at Quincy Raceways. The Budweiser IMCA
Late Models, Miller Lite UMP Modifieds, Triple R Performance Engines
IMCA Stock Cars, KRNQ Pepsi Inside Track Hobby Stocks and the Summy
Tire and Auto Center Wild Things will be competing for the prestigious
trophies representing the mid season event.
gates open at 3:30, Grandstands 4:30, Drivers Meeting and Drivers
Registration ends at 5:30, Hot Laps at 5:45 and Racing at 6:30pm.
Quincy Raceways online at
www.quincyraceways.com or call the Track Hotline at 217-224-4100
for more information.