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Childress Vineyards/RCR Museum Fan Day Schedule Taking Shape

LEXINGTON, N.C. (MAY 22, 2012) – A full roster of activities have been scheduled for 2012 FAN DAY, the May 25 event at Childress Vineyards in Lexington and the RCR Museum in nearby Welcome, N.C.

Activities at each venue will begin at 9 a.m. E.T. Autograph sessions, show car and sponsor partner displays, guided museum and winery tours are scheduled throughout the day. The RCR Museum will have a giant tent sale, beginning at 9 a.m., 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.

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

Activities at Childress Vineyards
9am                      Autograph tickets given out at Childress Vineyards
1:00-2:00 pm        Austin Dillon, Elliott Sadler and Max Papis autograph session
2:00-3:00 pm        Richard Childress, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton and Paul Menard
                             autograph session
3:30-4:30 pm        Joey Coulter, Brendan Gaughan and Ty Dillon autograph session
5:00-6:00 pm        Cornhole games with Coulter, Gaughan, Ty Dillon and nine fans
6:00-6:45 pm        Fishing with Austin and Ty Dillon
5:00-6:00 pm        Walk with Childress Vineyards winemaker Mark Friszolowski
7:00-10:00 pm      Tim Dugger Concert

Activities at the RCR Museum
9am                     Giant tent sale opens
9am                     Autograph tickets given out at Museum
10am                   RCR Pit Crew Demonstration                                             
11am–noon         Richard Childress, Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon and Chocolate Myers
                            autograph session

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About Richard Childress Racing
Richard Childress Racing ( has earned more than 200 victories and 14 championships, including six in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. Its current Sprint Cup Series lineup includes Paul Menard (No. 27 Menards Chevrolet), Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Budweiser/Rheem/Jimmy John's Chevrolet) and Jeff Burton (No. 31 Caterpillar/Wheaties Chevrolet). Its Nationwide Series program includes Elliott Sadler (No. 2 One Main Financial Chevrolet), 2011 Camping World Truck Series champion Austin Dillon (No. 3 Advocare/American Ethanol/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet) and Kevin Harvick/Brendan Gaughan/Paul Menard (No. 33 South Point Hotel & Casino/Menards/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Armour Brands/Fast Fixin'/ Chevrolet). Tim George Jr. and Brendan Gaughan (No. 2 Potomac Family Dining Group/South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet), Joey Coulter (No. 22 RCR/Armour/Huskie Liners Chevrolet) and 2011 ARCA Racing Series champion Ty Dillon (No.3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet) compete in the 2012 Camping World Truck Series season.

About Childress Vineyards

Championship race teams and fine wines are the two passions of NASCAR team owner Richard Childress. Childress Vineyards is setting the pace among the wineries on the East Coast using old world production techniques to craft award-winning wines by Winemaker Mark Friszolowski. Located at the southern gateway to the Yadkin Valley in Lexington, NC, Childress Vineyards has been named to the Top 25 Tasting Rooms in America by Wine Enthusiast and was four time recipient of the NC Governor’s Cup award for its Best in Show wines. The winery is open daily for tours and tastings, lunch at the Bistro. The winery is available for private party rentals and weddings. Accommodations are available adjacent to the winery at Holiday Inn Express.

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