LONG POND, PA (July 30, 2014) – Country recording artists Eric Lee Beddingfield and Lucy Angel will perform during the GoBowling.com 400 race weekend at Pocono Raceway. NASCAR legend Richard Petty, on behalf of GoBowling.com, will serve as Grand Marshal for the GoBowling.com 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on August 3, members of Pocono Raceway’s Kids Club will give the honorary command for the Pocono Mountains 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on August 2 and a ModSpace representative will serve as the Grand Marshal for the ModSpace 125 ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards race on August 1.
Eric Lee Beddingfield will perform the National Anthem at Sunday’s 400-mile NASCAR race. Beddingfield was named “Artist to Watch” by Billboard Magazine and “Independent Artist of the Year” in 2012 by Music Row Magazine. His current single “I Just Wanna Play” is available for download on iTunes. For more information about Beddingfield, visit www.elbrocks.com.
Lucy Angel will perform the National Anthem at Saturday’s 150-mile Truck Series race and perform a pre-race concert before the start of the GoBowling.com 400 on Sunday. Lucy Angel is comprised of Arizona-natives, Kate, Emily and Lindsay Anderton. Their SiriusXM Highway Find debut of their new single “Crazy Too” is set for September 2 and will be impacting Country radio nationally. For more information about Lucy Angel, visit www.lucyangel.com.
Petty will give the command to fire engines prior to the GoBowling.com 400, exactly one day before the 40th anniversary of the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held at Pocono Raceway, a race won by “The King” on August 4, 1974. GoBowling.com will also be the primary sponsor for the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports entry, driven by recent Daytona winner Aric Almirola.
Members of the Pocono Raceway Kid’s Club, established this past year, will serve as Grand Marshals for the Pocono Mountains 150. These children, all under the age of 14, will have the experience of a lifetime on Saturday. For more information and to join the Pocono Raceway Kids Club, visit www.poconoraceway.com/kidclub.
Adult ticket to the GoBowling.com 400 race weekend start at $10 on Friday, $20 on Saturday ($25 the day of the event) and $45 on Sunday. Children, ages 12 and under, are free on Friday and Saturday, and select Kids Sunday Grandstand tickets are available starting at $22.50. Visit www.poconoraceway.com/tickets or call 1-800-RACEWAY (1-800-722-3929) to purchase tickets and for more information.
About Pocono Raceway
Pocono Raceway, also known as “The Tricky Triangle,” is family-owned and situated in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. In business for over 50 years, the Raceway hosts multiple, national motorsports events including two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, one Verizon IndyCar Series, one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, two ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and one Indy Lights Series presented by Cooper Tires events each year. The Raceway has added multiple running series events to their annual schedule including the Tough Mudder and the Warrior Dash. Pocono Raceway is the world’s largest solar-powered sports facility with a 25-acre, three-megawatt solar farm providing the energy needs of the Raceway, as well as, adding electricity to the local power grid. For more information, please visit www.poconoraceway.com.