Richard Childress Racing
May 3, 2012
Day of Wine and Race Cars Scheduled
"We're looking forward to hosting our race and wine fans during a very special day at Childress Vineyards and the RCR Museum," said Richard Childress, president and CEO of Richard Childress Racing and the proprietor of Childress Vineyards
Lexington, N.C. (May 3, 2012) – Richard Childress Racing and Childress Vineyards will co-host a full day of activities for fans May 25 during the ’12 FAN DAY celebration at the award-winning winery and the RCR Museum.
Activities at each venue will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Time with autograph sessions, show car and sponsor partner displays, guided museum and winery tours scheduled throughout the day. The RCR Museum will have a giant tent sale, with specific racing memorabilia sales to benefit the Armed Forces Foundation. Fans can participate in drawings, hide-and-tweet contests and Facebook trivia throughout the day for a chance to win prizes.
There will be two free autograph sessions, with the first beginning at 11 a.m. at the RCR Museum, followed by one at 1 p.m. at Childress Vineyards, with Richard Childress, RCR drivers, and key RCR personnel. Tickets will be required for each session and will be distributed at the specific location beginning at 9 a.m. In addition to Richard Childress and Chocolate Myers, drivers currently scheduled to sign autographs include Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton, Austin Dillon, Elliott Sadler, Brendan Gaughan, Ty Dillon, and Joey Coulter.
The full-day event will conclude at Childress Vineyards with a concert on the lawn by Curb Records recording artist Tim Dugger. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $20 per person and are available by calling 336-236-9463 or online at http://childressvineyards.ticketleap.com.
“We’re looking forward to hosting our race and wine fans during a very special day at Childress Vineyards and the RCR Museum,” said Richard Childress, president and CEO of Richard Childress Racing and the proprietor of Childress Vineyards. “We’re going to have a lot of exciting activities at both places so we hope everyone has the chance to visit each one throughout the day. Our fans are the best, whether they’re for RCR or Childress Vineyards, or both, so ‘12 FAN DAY is one way we can say thank you back to them for all they do for us.”
Activities at Childress Vineyards will include:
Autograph sessions with Richard Childress and RCR drivers
Show car displays
Vendor and sponsor displays
Wine tastings and tours
Activities at the RCR Museum will include:
Autograph session with Richard Childress, Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon and Chocolate Myers
Giant tent sale with sheet metal, fire suits, parts and merchandise specials
Guided group RCR Museum tours every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Show car displays including vehicles from Richard Childress’ personal car collection
History of the legendary No. 3 show car
Members of the Virginia/North Carolina Early Dirt Racers Association and Old Timers Racing Club
Visit www.childressvineyards.com or www.rcrracing.com for more information on how to be a part of ’12 FAN DAY.