Paducah International RacewayNight of NASCAR Stars Takes the Green Flag on Tuesday, May 29th

Paducah, KY- May 25, 2012- When the sun goes down, the stars come out. Paducah International Raceway is proud to host its annual Night of NASCAR Stars featuring three-time Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart, veteran driver Ken Schrader, and “The Hermanator” Kenny Wallace on Tuesday, May 29th. Tickets will be sold General Admission on a first come-first serve basis. Adult tickets are $20. Children’s tickets are $5. Pit Admission is $25. UMP fan favorites racing in this event includes, the Super Late Models, Pro (Crate) Late Models, Modifieds, and Street Stocks. Pit Gates open at 4:00 PM and Grandstands open at 5:00 PM. Hot Laps are at 7:00 PM with racing starting at 7:30 PM.

Stewart, a track co-owner, has been having great success on the NASCAR circuit. He recently earned his third Sprint Cup Championship in 2011 and is currently seventh in the Chase for 2012. He has four Top-fives, five Top-10’s, and two wins to his credit for this season. His fellow co-owner, Ken Schrader, is continuing to build his legacy with Ken Schrader Racing (KSR). Together with Donnie Richeson, KSR is forming an ARCA Racing Team, along with Tom Hassert, driver of the #52 Federated Auto Parts ARCA race car. Kenny Wallace stays busy running both dirt tracks and the NASCAR Nationwide Series where he most recently continued his string of Top-10 finishes at Talladega Superspeedway two weeks ago.

Continue to check the PIR website for updates on the Tri-State Challenge which makes its stop in Paducah, Kentucky on Friday, June 4th. The Tri-State Challenge consists of three races across three tracks in three days.

Other stops on the tour include Highland Speedway, and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri.

2012 marks Paducah International Raceway’s seventh year with the current NASCAR driver owners. Join PIR every week for Friday Night Racing at its best.

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