NASCAR Star and TV Personality Kenny Wallace to Race at Quincy
IL (September 6, 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 Summy Tire &
Auto Center Night at the Races on Sunday September 11, 2011. 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 Series events.
Wallace 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.
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 along with the Summy Tire & Auto Center Top 10 Shootout for
the Budweiser Late Models..
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.
Visit Quincy Raceways online at
www.quincyraceways.com or call the Track Hotline at 217-224-4100
for more information.