Mears, Menard, Curtis to appear at Full Speed

Published 8:21 am Friday, August 14, 2009

Casey Mears, driver of the No. 07 Jack Daniels Chevy, will appear at MRN at Full SPEED in the fan plaza at MIS on Sunday. (Daily Star photo/RON HARNER)

Casey Mears, driver of the No. 07 Jack Daniels Chevy, will appear at MRN at Full SPEED in the fan plaza at MIS on Sunday. (Daily Star photo/RON HARNER)

BROOKLYN – Motor Racing Network (MRN Radio) and SPEED have partnered to bring NASCAR fans unfettered access to top drivers and racing personalities through MRN at Full SPEED, a question and answer fan forum to be conducted prior to the start of each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at ISC-owned facilities throughout the year.

Currently scheduled to appear at Michigan International Speedway are Casey Mears, driver of the No. 07 Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet; Paul Menard, driver of the No. 98 Menard’s Ford; and Roger Curtis, President of Michigan International Speedway.

MRN, a subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation (ISC),  at Full SPEED will take place on the SPEED stage located in the New Holland Fan Plaza starting at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16.  Race fans will have the opportunity to ask questions and chat with the panel, emceed by MRN personality Winston Kelly.

“The MRN at Full SPEED fan forums are a great way to add value to our fan’s experience at Michigan International Speedway and kick off the CARFAX 400,” said track President Roger Curtis. “The guests that they have on the panel will certainly have plenty to say about MIS and the multiple racing grooves the track provides.”

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