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Motorsports Venue News - NASCAR Foundation To Aid In Relief Efforts For Storm Ravaged Southern States

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TALLADEGA, May 10, 2011: Talladega Superspeedway and The NASCAR Foundation are partnering to raise additional funds for storm ravaged areas throughout the Southeast. Through NASCAR UNITES, The NASCAR Foundation will raise funds through donations of $5 for NASCAR Unites wristbands and through an online auction of a Dale Earnhardt, Jr. autographed helmet and exclusive race track experiences.


“In trying times the NASCAR community always pulls together,” said Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. “Several of our racing communities in Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia have been impacted by these devastating storms and it’s great that The NASCAR Foundation has seen the need and jumped in to help.”

“Our hearts go out to those affected by the recent disasters in the South. Through NASCAR Unites we will offer a way for fans and the industry to come together to raise funds and volunteer to help support the relief efforts. We are grateful for Talladega Superspeedway’s leadership and quick response to the immediate needs of their community,” said Sandy Marshall, Executive Director of The NASCAR Foundation.

Race fans can find out more about the online auction and ways they can help the relief efforts by visiting NASCAR Foundation.

To keep up to date on Talladega Superspeedway’s relief efforts fans can visit TALLADEGA or the track's Facebook page at DEGA FACEBOOK.