Toyota/Save Mart 350 Thrills this Weekend

The ever-popular NASCAR Sprint Cup series will be a highlight on the schedule of events for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 to be held at the Infineon Raceway in Southern California from 20 to 22 June 2008. The action packed weekend will also feature rising racing stars in the NASCAR Camping World Series West, as well as plenty of entertainment at The Pulse of Infineon Raceway.

The gates at the Infineon Raceway will open at 6:00 am on Friday 20 June, with practice sessions and qualifiers taking place in rapid succession throughout the day. Starting off at 8:30 am the NASCAR Camping World Series West Practice will set the tone for the day. This event is followed by Legends Practice, NASCAR Camping World Series West Final Practice, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice, NASCAR Camping World Series West Qualifier and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifier. Saturday will include practice sessions for Legends and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, with the exciting 64 lap NASCAR Camping World Series West Race beginning at 12:30 pm. The one-hour Legends Race is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm and is the last race for the day.

By Sunday excitement will be at a fever pitch as the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race commences at 2:00 pm. Spectators are promised nail-biting action during the 110 lap race. When the action is all over and the winners have taken their positions on the victor’s podium, spectators are invited to join in the Track Walk, which will include a treasure hunt for great prizes.

Although attending a race such as the Toyota/Save Mart 350 is chiefly about the cars, it is also an opportunity to socialize with like-minded people. To boost the weekend’s party atmosphere, Infineon Raceway will be introducing The Pulse, hosted by popular Bay Area personality and KUFX 98.5 FM DJ Tim Jeffreys, for the first time at the Toyota/Save Mart 350. Spectators can look forward to enjoying live music by the Unauthorized Rolling Stones throughout the weekend. Saturday and Sunday will feature Grape Stomping Competitions and the Race-n-Rock Charity Auction, taking place on Sunday, promises to be a whole lot of fun, while at the same time benefiting Speedway Children’s Charities who sponsor the Sonoma County youth groups. The highest bidder at the auction gets to ride alongside one of NASCAR’s top drivers during pre-event ceremonies. A number of Track Talk sessions with renowned NASCAR drivers will reveal interesting facts about the world of auto racing.

There are certainly many good reasons for motor sport enthusiasts to get to the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at the Infineon Raceway on 20-22 June – so make sure you don’t miss it!

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