The “King” is coming to the Goodguys 1st WIX Filters Speedway Nationals, September 16-18 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Stock car racing legend Richard Petty will make an exclusive appearance at the Speedway Nationals Saturday, September 17th from 2:30-4pm to sign autographs at the WIX Filters booth on the Midway. The first-year event features over 3,000 rods, customs, classics and muscle cars through 1972 vintage sprawled throughout the infield of the “Brickyard.”
“The King” is most well known for winning the NASCAR Championship seven times (Dale Earnhardt is the only other driver to accomplish this feat), winning a record 200 races during his career and winning the Daytona 500 a record seven times. His name is synonymous with American motorsports. His name and legend reside in the NASCAR Hall of Fame, International Motorsports Hall of Fame, Motorsports Hall of Fame of America as well as being named one of NASCAR’s 50 greatest drivers of all time. He was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President George Bush in 1992, the first motorsports athlete ever to be honored with this award.
The Goodguys 1st WIX Filters Speedway Nationals, the first event of its kind ever to be held on the hallowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be staged throughout the infield, garage area, Gasoline alley as well as the scenic plaza.. The event will feature over 3,000 rods, customs, classics and muscle cars, plus vendor exhibits, an autocross performance course, Hot Rod of the Year competition, swap meet, track cruise and much more!
Event hours are 8am-5pm Friday 9/16 and Saturday 9/17 and 8am-3pm on Sunday 9/18. General admission is $18, kids 7-12 $6. Event parking is FREE.
For a closer look at the event visit www.speedwaynats.com