Tuesday, July 21, 2015

"Ronnie The Limo Driver" To Drive Eldora Pace Truck

Ronnie Mund, also known as “Ronnie the Limo Driver” from “The Howard Stern Show” on SiriusXM, has been selected to drive the Chevrolet Silverado pace truck for the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway.

“I was blown away when I got the invite,” Mund said. “I’m so excited and especially honored that it is at Tony’s (Stewart) track. I can’t wait to experience the legendary Eldora and an event that is becoming a must-see event for NASCAR fans.”

Mund has worked with Stern since 1985. He will work with Stern on Wednesday morning and then fly to Ohio for the race.

“This is a dream come true for Ronnie,” said Roger Slack, general manager of Eldora. “He is a huge NASCAR fan, a big fan of what we do here at Eldora and we’re pumped to have him drive the Chevrolet Silverado pace truck outfitted with SiriusXM in the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic.”

The 150-lap Truck Series race is contested in 60-50-40 lap segments. As is dirt-track tradition, the starting field is set by five qualifying heat races.

For the third straight year, the American Legion Post 648 Honor Guard from St. Henry, Ohio , will present the colors of the United States and the St. Henry (Ohio) High School marching band will perform the National Anthem.

Tickets can be purchased at www.eldoraspeedway.com or by phone at (937) 338-3815.

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