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Busy Week For ARCA Champion Patrick Sheltra

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INDIANTOWN, November 13, 2010: It’s been a hectic week for 2010 ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards champion Patrick Sheltra. The 24-year old traveled from his Mooresville, North Carolina shop on Monday to his hometown of Indiantown, Florida to participate in a number of public appearances in honor of his first stock car championship.

On Tuesday, Sheltra along with his mother Grace Sheltra and his father Rick Sheltra received a proclamation from the Martin County Board of County Commissioners. The award was a touching moment for the family-owned team as several fans, supporters and local media flocked to the board meeting to witness the congratulatory award ceremony.

From there, Sheltra received numerous requests from local media including print, internet and television. On Thursday, Sheltra & Son Construction, Inc., one of the team’s marketing partners hosted a championship celebration inviting the public to meet and greet with the fourth year ARCA driver. Again, members of the local media attended along with some of Sheltra’s closest family and friends.

The NASCAR-bound driver will head back to “Race City USA” on Friday (November 13) in preparation for another public appearance from the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, November 14th. Sheltra along with 2010 ARCA Racing Series championship crew chief Jon Wolfe will be live on ‘Droppin’ the Hammer, a Spartanburg, South Carolina ESPN affiliate program at approximately 11:20 a.m. from the newly built NASCAR HOF.

“It’s been a good week,” said Sheltra, who recorded two wins, 12 top-fives and 17 top-10 finishes in his 2010 ARCA season. “It was nice to go home and spend some time with the family and receive some very humbling awards and exposure. I reminded everyone that none of this would not have been possible without the dedication of the Sheltra Motorsports team and all of our marketing partners.”

Multiple cost-effective marketing partnership packages or driver representation are still available for the remainder of the 2010 and all of 2011 NASCAR seasons for Patrick Sheltra. For additional information please contact Brandon Hinson ( or email

Sheltra has 87 ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards starts to his credit with three career victories at Salem (Ind.) Speedway (April 2009), the Illinois State Fairgrounds (August 2010) and Chicagoland Speedway (August 2010). During his ARCA tenure, Sheltra has accumulated 22 top-fives and posted 39 top-10 finishes. A second place qualifying effort at Chicagoland Speedway (August 2010) is Sheltra’s best time trials effort to date. He has controlled the ARCA field 11 times for 350 laps.