Evernham Motorsports opens doors to fans

Evernham Motorsports Hosts Third Annual Fan Appreciation Day STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 17, 2004) -- Evernham Motorsports will hold its third annual Evernham Motorsports Fan Appreciation Day featuring Jeremy Mayfield, Kasey Kahne, Ray Evernham and ...

Evernham Motorsports opens doors to fans

Evernham Motorsports Hosts Third Annual Fan Appreciation Day

STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 17, 2004) -- Evernham Motorsports will hold its third annual Evernham Motorsports Fan Appreciation Day featuring Jeremy Mayfield, Kasey Kahne, Ray Evernham and Bill Elliott to thank fans for their support of the team and provide them an opportunity to meet the stars of Evernham Motorsports in person.

Evernham Motorsports Fan Appreciation Day will be held Friday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Evernham Motorsports facilities in Statesville, N.C. Throughout the event, fans will have the opportunity to tour the race facility and meet members of the Dew Crew. The day will conclude with an autograph signing with Elliott and a second with Mayfield, Kahne and Evernham. Charlotte's WFMX-FM will be doing a live broadcast from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from the event.

Due to the expected crowd, fans will be limited to one autographed item per person and a wristband is required to participate in the autograph session. Fans may pick up wristbands Thursday, May 27, at the Evernham Motorsports Museum from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. or the day of the event from 10 a.m. until noon, while supplies last.

Fans are invited to check out displays from various Evernham Motorsports partners and view demonstrations in the race shop, including the fabrication and assembly areas. The No. 9 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge and No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge show cars will be on display and the No. 9 and No. 19 Dew Crews will demonstrate their pit stop skills. Souvenirs and concessions also will be available for the fans' enjoyment and several giveaways and prizes will be distributed during the event.

In addition, a silent auction will be held featuring several items including race memorabilia. Funds from the auction will be distributed to Racing for a Reason, a foundation established by Ray Evernham that benefits several worthy causes.

Evernham Motorsports is located near the Statesville Municipal Airport -- 320 Aviation Drive, Statesville, NC 28677. From I-77, take I-40 West toward Hickory/Asheville to Exit 146, Stamey Farm Road. Turn left at the top of the ramp and cross over I-40. Go straight at the stop sign, and make the first left onto Aviation Drive. For more information, visit www.evernhammotorsports.com.

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