Media Headed to Concord for Next Week’s Sprint Media Tour

More than 225 journalists from
print, internet, radio and television outlets from 21 states and as far away
as Canada and Germany will convene in Concord next week as Charlotte Motor
Speedway hosts the 29th annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour.
An essential part of NASCAR’s pre-season schedule, this year’s Media
Tour will begin Monday morning, Jan. 24, and continues through Thursday
afternoon, Jan. 27.
With support from sponsors Sprint and NASCAR, the Media Tour gives
credentialed participants the opportunity to preview the 2011 NASCAR season
with race shop tours; interviews with drivers, crew chiefs and team owners;
and overviews of the latest developments and news with motorsports industry
“Each season brings a host of changes, from driver and team swaps,
to adjustments in rules and even new events and attractions at the tracks,”
said Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor
Speedway. “NASCAR fans want to know what they have to look forward to in
2011 and this year’s NASCAR Sprint Media Tour is designed to help
journalists obtain the very latest information to update race fans
Journalists from New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Washington, D.C.,
and Toronto are among those registered to participate, representing such
media outlets as USA Today, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, ESPN, FOX
Sports, The Associated Press, Reuters Newswire and Sports Illustrated.
Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, Richard Childress Racing,
Roush Fenway Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing and Penske Racing are just several
of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams scheduled to make announcements during
the four-day tour that boasts 21 stops, including a visit to the NASCAR Hall
of Fame.
Daily updates, including audio, video and photo galleries will be
available on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s website at

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