Take a Lap Around Track with NASCAR Driver at eBay Motors Charity Auction
Fourteen lucky race fans will win a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the 10th annual eBay Motors Charity Auction on Sunday, June 24, at the Toyota/Save Mart 350.
Race fans can bid on the chance to take a slow-speed lap with a top NASCAR driver, including Dale Earnhardt Jr., around the 10-turn, 1.99-mile road course during driver introductions. Both the driver and winner will be in the back of a Toyota Tundra. They will also get to watch a portion of pre-race ceremonies from the start/finish line.
The auction will take place at 10 a.m. (PST) in the Wine Country Winner’s Circle, just two hours before the start of the Toyota/Save Mart 350.
Below is the list of drivers being auctioned off:
- AJ Allmendinger
- Marcos Ambrose
- Greg Biffle
- Clint Bowyer
- Kyle Busch
- Dale Earnhardt Jr.
- Carl Edwards
- Jeff Gordon
- Kevin Harvick
- Denny Hamlin
- Matt Kenseth
- Joey Logano
- Ryan Newman
- Tony Stewart
In addition to the drivers, fans will also bid on a number of unique items from NASCAR drivers, as well as Bay Area sports teams, including a Jeff Gordon-signed fire suit; Dale Earnhardt Jr.-signed Wrangler jeans; a Jimmie Johnson-signed quarter panel; a Buster Posey-signed San Francisco Giants jersey; and a Patrick Willis-signed 49er jersey.
Fans must pre-register to be eligible to bid. Registration is FREE and opens at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday in the Wine Country Winner’s Circle.
The best part is all proceeds from this event benefit qualified youth groups inSonomaCountythrough Speedway Children’s Charities. This event raised more than $31,000 in 2011 and the charity hopes to top that number this year.
For tickets or more information on the Toyota/Save Mart 350, visit racesonoma.com/nascar or call 800-870-RACE (7223).
Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
WHAT: Big O Tires Racing Season Presents: Toyota/Save Mart 350
WHEN: June 22-24
2011 POLE WINNER: Joey Logano
2011 WINNER: Kurt Busch
NOTABLE: The weekend will also feature the Pick-n-Pull Racing to Stop Hunger 200 NASCAR Pro Series West race on Saturday. Race fans will be treated to a 25-minute air show byDiscoveryBay's Patriots Jet Team during pre-event ceremonies on Sunday.
TICKETS: $25-$130 single day/$99-$180 weekend; parking is FREE. Discounts for military.
INFORMATION: 800-870-RACE (7223), racesonoma.com/nascar or ticketmaster.com