Monroe, WASHINGTON – April 7, 2021 – Fans of Evergreen Speedway have a fantastic chance to show their support for the track this month with the launch of the Advance My Track Challenge. Thanks to leading automotive aftermarket parts supplier and NASCAR sponsor Advance Auto Parts, fans will have a chance to earn their favorite NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series track up to $50,000 in this exciting new competition.
Here’s how it works:
· Now through Tuesday, April 27 fans can vote for their favorite track that has entered the “Advance My Track Challenge” on AdvanceMyTrack.com.
· Fans can vote up to three times daily, and upon voting, will be entered to win NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series prizes and gear.
· The six tracks that receive the most votes after April 27 will be part of a two-day final round of voting, scheduled to begin on Sunday, May 9.
Jason McDonell, Advance Auto Parts Chief Marketing Officer explained the rationale behind the competition at the launch, “When we announced our Weekly Series partnership last June, our primary objective was to advance local communities where we live and serve. Through the ‘Advance My Track Challenge,’ we invite racing fans to show their support for their favorite NASCAR short track while bringing awareness to the great work each track is doing within their respective communities. Race fans have a tremendous amount of pride and passion around their local track, and we’re excited to see this on full display.”
This is true of nowhere more than Evergreen Speedway, which has developed over the years to become a real community amenity and resource as well as the home of all kinds of thrilling motorsports action. The Monroe, WA short track facility would undoubtedly be a very worthy winner of the 2021 Advance Auto Parts My Track Challenge.
Beginning life in 1954 as an oval dirt course, Evergreen Speedway has gone from strength-to-strength over the years to cement its position as one of the Northwest’s most enduring motorsports venues. Dubbed “The Super Speedway of the West” by David ‘Silver Fox’ Pearson, the driver who won the 1960 NASCAR Rookie of the Year award and three Cup Series Championships (1966, 1968, and 1969), Evergreen is now entering its 67th year of operation. The famous ⅜ and ⅝ ovals has been hosting the NASCAR Grand National and West Touring events for more than 50 years and now hosts no fewer than 90 races per year over a 30-week seasonal program. Operated by Highroad Promotions for the last 11 years, Evergreen is never somewhere to stand still, and 2021 will see a new improvements and venue upgrades to be unveiled.
As Washington State’s only NASCAR Track, Evergreen has a huge fanbase throughout the Pacific Northwest, something surely extended by the success of the Home Track Heroes TV Series which launched amidst the pandemic last year and became an immediate hit on the television screen across homes in the region.
“This past year has been a challenge for everyone and our management and events team here at Evergreen Speedway have never lost sight of keeping the racers and the fans being at the focus of what we do,” stated Doug Hobbs, CEO of Evergreen Speedway. “Advance Auto Parts is an excellent partner and supporter to the Home Tracks and this challenge is just part of that. We couldn’t be more excited to promote the contest and for all that they do for NASCAR partners and communities.”
As well as being a hugely popular event location for fans of all types of high-octane action, Evergreen also supports more than 50 charities annually and has raised over $1 million to support them. Providing jobs for around 200 people, Evergreen Speedway operates with tremendous expertise and care by Doug and Traci Hobbs and is also home to the Evergreen State Fair, Car Shows, Festivals, Concerts, Fun Runs and a whole host of other local events. It’s fair to say that Evergreen is a real hub of the local community and fantastic facility, so vote early and vote often for Evergreen!
About Advance Auto Parts:
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of January 2, 2021, Advance operated 4,806 stores and 170 Worldpac branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Company also serves 1,277 independently owned Carquest branded stores across these locations in addition to Mexico, Grand Cayman, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and British Virgin Islands. Additional information about Advance, including employment opportunities, customer services, and online shopping for parts, accessories and other offerings can be found at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com
More details about Evergreen can be found at https://evergreenspeedway.com.