Wednesday, December 28, 2011

J-Mac, Dinger Tune Up At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. -- 2010 Daytona 500 champion Jamie McMurray and fellow NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star AJ Allmendinger, who recently signed to drive the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge for Penske Racing, are enjoying their off-seasons by returning to their roots; karting.

The drivers are among approximately 1,200 entrants participating in the annual Daytona KartWeek World Karting Association events at Daytona International Speedway. Practice began today, with races scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

Hundreds of karters from across the country are spending their holidays at Daytona International Speedway participating in World Karting Association events on three different courses; the 3.56-mile road course, the sprint track located in Turns 3 and 4 and the quarter-mile dirt track outside Turns 1 and 2.

Tickets for Daytona KartWeek can be purchased at Ticket Booth E above the Turn 1 tunnel. A two-day pass for racing events on Thursday, Dec. 29 and Friday, Dec. 30 is $25. Single-day passes for races on Friday, Dec. 30 only are available for $15.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous3:50 AM

    I bet AJ will relish the op at driving for the Captain