A NASCAR Theme For Home Opener

DURHAM, N.C. -- This Saturday's season-opening football game between Duke and Richmond at Wallace Wade Stadium will have a NASCAR theme with displays and prize package raffles open to the public.

Kickoff is set for 6 p.m., and the gates to the stadium will open at 4 p.m. Tickets are available online at www.GoDuke.com or by calling the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 877-375-DUKE.

On display will be the UPS #88 car driven by Dale Jarrett. The vehicle will be located on the concourse in Gatorade's Victoty Lane exhibit. Fans will have the opportunity to see the car and take photos with it and Victory Lane. UPS will present the game ball with delivery straight to the field and a post-game fireworks show is scheduled, weather permitting, compliments of UPS.

The Carolina Ford Dealers will have a pair of 2007 model cars on display, also on the concourse.

Fans can register to be part of free raffle drawings for NASCAR prizes and tickets throughout the game. Registration will take place at the fan table adjacent to the UPS #88 car.

The following prizes will be available:

** Two (2) signed Valvoline caps and a signed die cast replica from Bahama's own Scott Riggs compliments of Evernham Motor Sports.

** Two (2) tickets to the final qualifying Race for the Chase at Richmond International Speedway on September 9, and a signed Matt Kenseth die cast replica car all compliments of Gatorade.

** Two (2) tickets to the final qualifying Race for the Chase at Richmond International Speedway on September 9, and a signed Jimmie Johnson die cast replica car all compliments of Gatorade.

** Two (2) tickets and a parking pass to the October 8 race at Talladegha Superspeedway compliments of O'Reilly Auto Parts.

** Four (4) tickets to October 14 race at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte and a signed die cast replica car from Bahama native Scott Riggs and two signed Scott Riggs Valvoline caps, compliments of Evernham Motor Sports.

** Two (2) tickets and a parking pass to the October 29 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, compliments of Atlanta Motor Speedway.

** Two (2) Richard Petty Driving Experience High Speed Ride-Along Tickets at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte. The winners will be able to reach speeds up to 165mph in a 600hp NASCAR style stock car as they tackle the banks at Lowe's Motor Speedway compliments of Petty Driving Experience, Toyota Motor Sports, and Velocity Sports


Blue Devil Digest Top Stories