KESELOWSKI, DILLON BROTHERS JOIN CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES STARS AT ELDORA
Fan Favorite Schrader and Several Dirt Specialists Among Early Entries for 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic
ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 16, 2015) – Brad Keselowski, along with brothers Austin and Ty Dillon, are on the preliminary entry list for the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race which takes place next Wednesday at Eldora Speedway.
Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, is the first past champion from NASCAR’s top series to partake in the event and will drive the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford for the team he owns. He will team with Tyler Reddick, who was the youngest driver ever to start at Eldora’s World 100 Dirt Late Model race in 2012 at age 16. Reddick will drive the No. 19, Draw Tite Ford.
Brothers Austin and Ty Dillon will return to the track where they have both shown speed since first tackling it in Dirt Late Models.
Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 31 DOW Chevrolet, won the inaugural 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic in 2013 and was the 2011 Camping World Truck Series champion and the 2013 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion.
Ty Dillon, driver of the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet, has three Camping World Truck Series wins, and has contended for the win each of the first two years.
Two-time Eldora starter Ken Schrader will drive the No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Toyota. He started on the pole at Eldora in 2013 and has four Sprint Cup Series wins.
Bobby Pierce, the 2015 UMP DIRTCar Late Model Summernationals Champion, will drive the No. 63 RPM Services, INC/Roofix, Inc. Christopher Bell, driver of the No. 54 Toyota Certified Used Vehicles Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports is a USAC Champion, World of Outlaws winner and will compete at Eldora in the 32nd annual Kings Royal this weekend.
Chad Boat, son of 1998 Indianapolis 500 Pole Sitter Billy Boat and another talented dirt racer, will drive the No. 15, Corvette Parts/Pristine Auctions Chevrolet.
In addition, Camping World Truck Series stars Matt Crafton, Erik Jones, Johnny Sauter, Timothy Peters, John Hunter Nemechek and Cole Custer are all entered for the 150-lap event contested in 60-50-40 lap segments. As is dirt track tradition, the starting field is set by five qualifying heat races.
The Mud Summer Classic is the only NASCAR race on dirt and tickets and camping are going fast.
It’s a busy week of racing at Eldora as the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars will showcase The Greatest Show On Dirt in the 32nd Kings Royal Weekend on Friday and Saturday. The DIRTcar-sanctioned Sunoco American Late Model Series will race on Tuesday Night, followed by the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic on Wednesday.
Tickets are available at www.eldoraspeedway.com or by calling (937) 338-3815.
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About Eldora Speedway:
Since carved from a cornfield in the natural amphitheater that existed between the Eldora Ballroom and the Wabash River by bandleader Earl Baltes in 1954, Eldora Speedway has grown to be a frontrunner in motorsports growth and stability. Celebrating its 62nd season in 2015, Eldora hosts the biggest events in short-track racing including the 21st annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers; the 32nd annual Kings Royal Weekend; the third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 1-800-CAR-CASH Mud Summer Classic; and the 45th annual World 100. The complete schedule for Eldora’s 62nd consecutive season, including ticket and campsite information, is available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com and can be requested by phone at (937) 338-3815. Fans can get behind-the-scenes access of Eldora Speedway by following @EldoraSpeedway on Twitter, hitting ‘Like’ at www.facebook.com/EldoraSpeedway and on www.youtube.com/EldoraSpeedwayInc. The Eldora Speedway app for the iPhone, iPad and Android is available for free download via iTunes and Google Play.