NASCAR Preview 2012 Presented by Sprint is a new addition to the calendar and is part of the three-day NASCAR Acceleration Weekend from Jan. 20-22 in Charlotte, N.C.
Race fans can experience the festival-like event that will feature driver and show car appearances, simulators, games, prizes and a host of other fan-friendly and interactive activities.
Driver appearances that have been confirmed so far consist of 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion #14-Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and 11 other top drivers.
January 21st: [REVISED 12-12-2011]
9:15am – 11:1am: Kyle Busch & Matt Kenseth
10:15am – 12:15pm: Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson & Denny Hamlin
11:45am – 1:45pm: Brad Keselowski & Kevin Harvick
12:15pm – 2:15pm: Greg Biffle
12:30pm – 2:30pm: Kasey Kahne & Ryan Newman
2:45pm – 4:45pm: Dale Earnhardt Jr. & Juan Pablo Montoya
3:15pm – 5:15pm:Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards & Kurt Busch
Autographs will be given in the Ballroom of the Charlotte Convention Center starting at 9:15am/et on Saturday, Jan. 21. Beginning Saturday at 7:00am in the Charlotte Convention Center Ballroom, wristbands will be distributed to a limited number of fans.
Tony Stewart, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Austin Dillon & others are scheduled to participate in a question and answer session.
Additional driver appearances from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
NASCAR Acceleration Weekend kicks off Friday, Jan. 20 with the NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for the Class of 2012, which features Darrell Waltrip, Cale Yarborough, Dale Inman, Richie Evans and Glen Wood. Following Saturday’s NASCAR Preview 2012 Presented by Sprint event will be the unveiling of the Class of 2012 exhibits in the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Sunday, Jan. 22.