RIR President Dennis Bickmeier to Host Luncheon with Author Garth Stein
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Richmond International Raceway and Henrico County Public Library are teaming up to host a luncheon featuring special guest Garth Stein, author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Art of Racing in the Rain.
The luncheon, which runs in conjunction with the Henrico County Public Library’s 2012 All Henrico Reads program, is set for Thursday, April 5, 2012, at 12:00 noon in the Richmond International Raceway TORQUE Club
Tickets for the luncheon are $40 and are available now for purchase through PayPal at www.henricolibrary.org/ahr/lunch. All attendees will be eligible to win a free Pace Car ride around the track!
As an added bonus, NASCAR K&N Series drivers, CJ Faison and Chesterfield, VA native, Sam Hunt will be on hand as special guests to promote the April 26, Blue Ox 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Richmond International Raceway.
In addition to the luncheon, The Henrico County Public Library, in partnership with Henrico County Public Schools, the Friends of Henrico County Public Library and the Henrico Education Foundation will host Garth Stein for a special presentation from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Glen Allen High School, 10700 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060. This event is free and open to the public. Seating will be first come, first served. Doors will open at 6:15 pm.
Come early and stay late, as all guests will have the opportunity to purchase copies of The Art of Racing in the Rain, as well as take part in a book signing with Stein. Faison and Hunt are scheduled to attend this event and will also be available for meet and greet opportunities. Additional information is available at www.henricolibrary.org.
Join us to celebrate 60 Years of NASCAR at Richmond International Raceway this season. Tickets are on sale now for the Saturday, April 28, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400 race, featuring Harvick, Chesterfield, Virginia’s Denny Hamlin, reigning series champion Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and all of your favorite drivers.
The weekend begins on Thursday, April 26, with a doubleheader, showcasing the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown Late Model race, as well as the Blue Ox 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race. The action continues Friday, April 27, with a full day of on-track activity, including the NASCAR Nationwide Series 250 race and practice and pole qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series.