Lexington, NC -- It was announced recently that C&C Racing Promotions has secured backing for the 5th Annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout from two very prominent corporations. Town & Country Ford, a subsidiary of Sonic Automotive, Inc., has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Modified portion of the prestigious event. A similar agreement has been reached with Wirtgen America, Inc. of
The 5th Annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout presented by Town & Country Ford is scheduled for November 2&3, 2007 at
Town & Country Ford will serve as the title sponsor for the headlining Modifieds. Known throughout the Charlotte (NC) area for their superior pricing, selection, and customer service, Town & Country will play an integral part of the race weekend festivities. Fans will be invited to check out several brand new Ford vehicles that will be on display on the midway during the event. Visit Town & Country’s comprehensive website at www.townandcountryford.com. Sonic Automotive, Inc., one the largest automotive retailers in the
“This has major significance here locally,” said Promoter Charles Kepley of
In similar news, C&C Racing Promotions has reached an agreement with Wirtgen America, Inc. to present the first annual East-West Supermodified Shootout. The company also serves as the title sponsor for the International Supermodified Association (ISMA), whose competitors will play a major role in the outcome of this first-ever event.
Wirtgen America, Inc., headquartered in
“To be affiliated with an esteemed corporation that also has been instrumental in the development of open-wheel racing is truly a privilege,” said continued Kepley. “We are honored that a company with such a rich racing tradition recognizes the significance of the John Blewett III Memorial East-West Supermodified Shootout.”
November 2&3, 2007 marks the fifth anniversary of the North-South Shootout. This milestone marks more than just a passage of time, it is a celebration of racing excellence and an homage to a racing tradition. It will be a grand anniversary celebration with the Modifieds, Supermodifieds and SK-Type Modifieds.
The North-South Shootout and the
Sources: Dale Wolbrink/North-South Shootout PR