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5/19/2004
Harris Teeter Race Festival - FREE to the public
Ricky Craven, Kyle Petty, Johnny Sauter, Randy LaJoie, David Green, Bill Elliott lead the Pack of over 25 drivers from Nextel Cup and Busch series who will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs.

When: Monday, May 24th
5:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Knights Stadium
2280 Deerfield Road, Fort Mill, SC

Last year over 12,000 fans came to meet their favorite racecar drivers, bid on racing auction items and sample great food from 25 different vendors. This year, the 14th Annual Harris Teeter Race Festival promises to be the biggest yet!

Over 25 drivers from Nextel Cup, Busch, and Truck racing series will be signing autographs and greeting fans. Scheduled to appear: Phil Bonifield, Terry Cook, Derrike Cope, Carl Edwards, Tim Fedewa, Jeff Green, Shane Hmiel, Randy LaJoie, Ashton Lewis, Billy Parker, Hank Parker Jr., Tony Raines, Jerry Reary, Jon Wood, Robbie Reiser (Chief Crew #17) and Tony Eury Jr (Chief Crew #8).

WSOC radio will be conducting an auction of racing items such as: Two tickets to the Car Quest Auto Parts 300, Two Tickets to the Coca-Cola 600 and many driver autographed items including Richard Petty. Money raised from the auction and through donations will go to the Victory Junction Gang Camp.

A press conference will be held with racing great Kyle Petty at 7 p.m. Harris Teeter will be presenting a $150,000 check to Kyle for the development of the Harris Teeter Pit Stop at the Victory Junction Gang Camp. The "Pit Stop" will serve as the only shopping experience at camp. Here, campers can purchase necessities or pick up a souvenir for their friends and families. There will also be a snack shop and soda fountain in the Pit Stop.

There will be fun for the entire family with show cars on display, face painting and kid's activities, racing simulators, and sampling tents. Race fans can sample FREE food from companies like Kraft, General Mills, Frito Lay, Hershey, Perdue Farms, Nabisco, Willy Wonka, McCormick, M&M Mars, Delmonte, Breyers, White House, Crystal Geizer, Heinz, and many more.