The Legendary Richard Petty, Carl Edwards and Doug Fritz to Visit Scotts Turf Builder Green Flag Zone

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Green Flag Zone

Carl Edwards and Richard Petty Will Participate in Question & Answer Sessions on Sat., May 1

 

The list of NASCAR personalities visiting the Scotts Turf Builder Green Flag Zone on Saturday, May 1, is already star-studded. Richard Petty—arguably the most popular driver in the history of NASCAR, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series superstar Carl Edwards and track president Doug Fritz will participate in question and answer sessions prior to the Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

The Scotts Turf Builder fan hospitality is one of the best ways to enjoy your weekend at Richmond International Raceway. Admission to the Scotts Turf Builder Green Flag Zone on Saturday, May 1 includes:

  • Pre-race pit pass (valid 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., time and weather permitting).

  • Appetizers from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • All-you-can-eat dinner buffet from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • Six (6) beer tickets for fans 21 years of age and older (with valid identification).

  • Unlimited sodas and water.

  • Question and answer session with Petty, Edwards and Fritz; additional NASCAR personalities to be announced.

  • Live musical entertainment.

  • Souvenir event program.

  • Prizes and games.

The Scotts Turf Builder Green Flag Zone is available to all Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race ticket holders at $90 per adult and $40 per child 12 and under (children’s ticket does not include adult beverages).  All guests must have a grandstand ticket to Saturday’s race to purchase Scotts Turf Builder Green Flag Zone fan hospitality. Tickets are available by calling 866-455-RACE or visiting www.rir.com .

Petty won more races (13) at Richmond International Raceway than any other driver in the track’s history. His NASCAR career statistics are regarded as the standard of excellence in the annals of motorsports history. He is now an owner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, fielding cars for Kasey Kahne, Elliott Sadler, AJ Allmendinger and Paul Menard.

Edwards has recorded two NASCAR Nationwide Series wins at Richmond International Raceway, but has yet to take the checkered flag in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at America’s Premier Short Track. Edwards has earned a berth in the past five Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title runs, with his best final point standings finish 2nd, in 2008.

Tickets for the Saturday, May 1, Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race are available by calling 866-455-RACE (7223) or visiting www.rir.com .  All seats are reserved and start at $40.

Tickets are also available for the Friday, April 30, NASCAR Nationwide Series 250 race “under the lights.” Friday’s ticket also includes Wawa Pole Qualifying and practice for the Sprint Cup Series and pole qualifying and practice for the Nationwide Series. Friday’s tickets are $40 (reserved) and $30 (general admission). Children 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult on Friday only. To purchase tickets, call 866-455-RACE (7223) or visit at www.rir.com .

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