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Advance Auto Parts ‘Media Day’ Unleashes Super DIRT Week XXXVII Track Action


Weedsport, NYOctober 3, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director

Accredited members of the press corps are cordially invited to attend ‘Advance Auto Parts Media Day’ to officially kick off Super DIRT Week XXXVII at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Activity begins at 12:00 noon on Thursday in the Infield Pit Conference Center located directly across from the main covered grandstand. An afternoon press conference leads off the festivities, followed by an open interview session and luncheon.

Proper passes are required for entrance into the special Oct. 9 media event and can be obtained ONLY when signing in for Super DIRT Week credentials at the NYS Fairgrounds’ Gate #10 media trailer. Seating is on a first come basis so sign in and arrive early as space remains limited for this annual gathering.

Representatives from many of DIRTcar’s premier partners, including Rite Aid Pharmacy, Advance Auto Parts, Hoosier Tire, Dig Safely New York, Town Mechanical Inc. and BCN Motorsports will be participating in the annual event which will also serves to showcase DIRTcar Racing NorthEast’s 33rd successive season of operation.

In attendance Thursday will be several DIRTcar Racing corporate officials, including World Racing Group Chief Executive Officer Brian Carter and WRG President Tom Deery. Also on the floor will be DIRTcar NorthEast Director of Competition & Track Sanctioning Cory Reed and Super DIRT Week Event Coordinator Jack Deery.

During the afternoon affair find out the latest about all the racing coverage offered throughout Super DIRT Week and be the first to learn of any late-breaking news as teams prepare for the first round of time trials. Also provided will be up-to-the minute race team information plus one-on-one interviews with many of the top Advance Auto Parts Series drivers, with special appearances by more guests being finalized as the October date approaches.

If a formal Super DIRT Week press credential request on company letterhead has not yet been made, please contact immediately Tom Skibinski at DIRTcar NorthEast Headquarters (315/834-6606 ext. 28 or

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items in the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets As of April 19, 2008, the Company operated 3,291 stores in 40 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts and accessories can be found on the Company’s web site at

The Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series for Big-Block Modifieds is brought to fans across the Northeast by several sponsors and partners, including series sponsors Advance Auto Parts, Hoosier Racing Tire and Sunoco Race Fuels. Promotional partners include AMB i.t., Rite Aid Corporation and the University of Northwestern Ohio and the contingency sponsors are Bert Transmission, Bicknell Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Crane Cams, Integra Shocks, MSD Ignitions, Motorsports Safety Systems, Penske Shocks and Wrisco Industries.