Petty, Jarrett, Allison Featured as "Legends in Sonoma" at Toyota/Save Mart 350
Race fans can rub elbows with "The King" and two 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees during the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway, June 24-26.
Racing legend Richard Petty as well as Bobby Allison and Ned Jarrett, will headline the “Legends in Sonoma” program.
Race fans can interact with these racing legends throughout the weekend, including:
Autograph Session and Track Talk Q&A session with Allison and Jarrett in the Wine Country Winner’s Circle on Friday, June 24, at 1:30 p.m.
A pre-race Q&A with Petty, Allison and Jarrett at the start/finish line on Sunday, June 26 at 10:20 a.m.
The racers will also be honored during pre-race ceremonies on Sunday
Here’s a glimpse at the racing legends you’ll see in Sonoma:
Richard Petty: “The King,” as he is nicknamed, is a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion, winning a record 200 races during his career, including the Daytona 500 a record seven times and a record 27 races (10 of them consecutively) in the 1967 season alone.
Bobby Allison: Allison is the 1983 NASCAR Cup champion and a three-time winner of the Daytona 500. His son, Davey Allison, won in Sonoma in 1991.
Ned Jarrett: “Gentleman Ned” Jarrett is a two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion with 50 career victories, including an impressive 28 wins during the 1964 and ’65 seasons. Jarrett was named one of NASCAR’s “50 Greatest Drivers” in 1998.
Fans can also get up-close and personal with Allison and Jarrett in the all-new Club 7 trackside bar and lounge on Sunday at 9:45 a.m. Club 7 also includes driver appearances, shade and closed-circuit TV! Add Club 7 to your race-day experience for just $29-$39 per person.
You don’t want to miss NASCAR’s only visit to Northern California, and its first road-course stop of the year, with more beatin’ and bangin’ than any short track! For more information and to purchase your tickets today, click HERE or call 800-870-RACE (7223).