As a way to thank all of the race fans for their support of the years, Richard Childress Racing will host a special 50th Anniversary Fan Day on Friday, Oct. 25, starting at 8 a.m. ET.
Hosted at the RCR campus in Welcome, North Carolina, the 50th Anniversary Fan Day will feature a host of activities for race fans of all ages and walks of life.
The day’s events are scheduled to include driver autograph sessions, pit stop demonstrations, interactive activities for children, panel-style question-and-answer sessions with key personnel and former crew chiefs, self-guided tours of the RCR Cup and Xfinity Series shop, hauler send-off and much more.
Fan Day parking will open at 8 a.m. ET, with autograph session wristband distribution set to being at 8:30 a.m. in the Kaulig Racing parking lot.
Schedule of Events:
8:00 AM – Parking Gates Open to Start RCR 50th Fan Day (enter on Sidney Craver Road)
8:30 AM – Autograph Session Wristband Distribution at Kaulig Racing (Note: A limited number of wristbands will be distributed for each autograph session)
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM – ECR Engines Open for Self-Guided Tours
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Pit Stop Demonstrations with Tyler Reddick and No. 2 Team
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Richard Childress Autograph Session
10:10 AM – 10:40 AM – Flying Aces/No. 3 Pit Crew Panel (Chocolate Myers, Jerry Hailey, Danny Lawrence, Derrell Edwards, Paul Swan)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Autograph Session with Richard Petty, Bubba Wallace and Dale Inman
10:55 AM – Hauler Parade through RCR Campus
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Daniel Hemric Autograph Session
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Ty Dillon Autograph Session
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Hauler Bay Rest Area Open (Watch RCR 50th Anniversary Videos, Rest and Relax)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – RCR Cup Shop Self-Guided Tours Begin
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM – Former Crew Chief Panel (Larry McReynolds, Kirk Shelmerdine, Andy Petree)
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Pit Stop Demonstrations with Daniel Hemric and the No. 8 Team
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM - Tyler Reddick, Kaz Grala, Joe Graf Jr., Justin Haley Autograph Session
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Pit Stop Demonstrations with Austin Dillon and the No. 3 Team
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Austin Dillon Autograph Session
- Opportunities to win giveaways, including tickets to Dollywood
- Show Car Displays
- Shop The WM Jewelry Collection and other vendors
- Opportunity to play NASCAR Heat 4 against RCR eSports’ driver times
- Kids’ Zone
- Food Trucks
*All subject to change
You can let RCR know that you will be attending Fan Day, and be entered to win some cool prizes, by texting FAN to 770022.
Handicap parking will be available, as will golf cart rides around the campus.
Here is a look at the activities taking place around the RCR campus on Friday:
Remember, you can also enter to become the RCR Ultimate Fan by recording a video describing why you are the biggest RCR fan, tag our social handles on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, and include the hashtags #RCRUltimateFan and #RCR50.