Friday, October 10, 2008
Official Hotels Announced for Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout, Discounted Rates Offered to Racers
by Wayne Castleberry
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The 2nd Annual Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout, presented by Earl Pearson Jr. is set for October 24-26th at Conway Speedway in Conway, South Carolina. Earl Pearson jr. is pleased to announce two hotel partners for the mega go-karting event. Days Inn of Conway South Carolina and Comfort Suites of Conway South Carolina have both agreed to offer go-karters a discount rate for hotel rooms for the weekend of October 24-26th.
Comfort Suites located at 2480 US Hwy 501 East, Conway, SC, 29526 -Phone: (843) 347-9292 is offering a discounted rate for a King Suite at $59.99 and a Queen Double Bed Suite at $63.99. To get the discounted rate for that weekend mention you want the "Go-Kart Rate" when you call to make reservations. Comfort Suites is located within 5 to10 minutes from the Conway Raceway. Comfort Suites phone number to make reservations is (843) 347-9292.
Days Inn of located at 1240 Pine Street Conway, SC 29526, Phone-(843) 248-3414 has also agreed to offer go-karters a discounted room rate for that weekend as well. Days Inn is offering rooms with two double beds at a rate of $49.99. People wanting to book a room there must ask for the Lucas Oil Go-Kart rate to get the discounted price on the rooms. Days Inn is located within 5 to 10 minutes from the track. Days Inn phone number to make reservations is (843) 248-3414.
Sponsors for this years Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout, presented by Earl Pearson Jr. include: Lucas Oil, E3 Spark Plugs, Dixie Chopper, Bobby Labonte Racing, Independence Lumber, Competition Karting, M&M Transport & Refrigeration, Dunn-Benson Ford, Ultra Max Chassis, Graphics Arts Express, Larry Wallace Engines, TD Transport Inc, Millenium/Tempest Chassis, Palmetto Speed Shop, Scotty's Karts and Parts, Dohm Cycles, H&H Drywall & Painters, PRC/Phantom Chassis, Capps Racing Engines, SBR Racing, Andy Harris Racing, Shoaf Machine, Tiger Rear Ends, Dunlop Tires, Russell Karting Specialties, Hoosier Tire, Larry Jones Motorsports, Bell Racing, ASI Racewear Comfort Suites, Days Inn, and Xtreme Graphics.
Racers wanting to pre-enter the event and save money on entries must have pre-entry forms and money orders sent in by October 17th. The main event of the three day weekend will be the Lucas Oil Pro Class that will pay $8,000 to win on Sunday October 26th. The unique format of this event also includes ALL 30 racers in the Lucas Oil Pro Class feature will receive money by starting the $8,000 to win feature event. The Lucas Oil Shootout weekend will start on Friday October 24th with a practice night. Then on Saturday October 25th racers will compete in a full schedule of multiple classes paying money and contingency awards. On Sunday October 26th the schedule of events will be highlighted with the Lucas Oil Pro Class paying a whopping $8,000 to win with a unique format of qualifying and heat races to make the 30 kart starting field.
This year's event will take place at Conway Speedway near Myrtle Beach in Conway South Carolina and will be unsanctioned. All classes will be using WKA Engine Rules, open tire rules and AMB Timing and Scoring. All classes will qualify and line up straight up for features EXCEPT for the Lucas Oil Pro Class. The Lucas Oil Pro Class will qualify and run heat races to fill the 30 Kart starting field. For more information about Conway Speedway you can visit the track website at http://www.conwayraceway.com.
For more information about the 2nd Annual Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout, Presented by Earl Pearson Jr. log onto the website www.earlpearsonjr.net and click on the link to the Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout. The event flyer with the pre-entry forms are available to download from the www.earlpearsonjr.net website. Feel free to contact us by email at email@example.com.
For companies or individuals interested in sponsorship opportunities for this event please contact us at (904) 210-6649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about Lucas Oil, the title sponsor of the event, visit their official website at www.lucasoil.com. For more information about Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team visit www.earlpearsonjr.net.