SCHUMACHER, SCHRIEFER, ZIZZO & CREASY JR TO BE AT CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

Stealing a page from the NHRA playbook, Route 66 Raceway looks to bring the "every ticket is a pit pass" philosophy to the Chicago Auto Show, February 11-20.  During the O'Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Schumacher & ZizzoNationals, July 7-10 at Route 66 Raceway, fans get to meet the drivers and see the 300 mile per hour machinary up-close and in-person.  The same can now be done during the nation's largest and longest running new car show at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

67-time NHRA National event winner, 7-time NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series World Champion and 2008 Driver of the Year, Tony Schumacher will be at Route 66 Raceway's booth on Thursday, February 17 from 3:00-5:00PM.  Joining Schumacher will be fellow local Top Fuel racer, T.J. Zizzo.  Both drivers will be at the season opener in Pomona, California in two short weeks, so Dale Creasy Jr NHRAstop by and wish both drivers good luck!

Dale Creasy Jr. will be Route 66 Raceway's special guest on Sunday, February 13 from 1:00-3:00PM.  Dale pilots a 315 mile per hour Nitro Funny Car and will be signing autographs and talking with fans.

Nitro Funny Car driver, Justin Schriefer, will be a part of each and every autograph session, as he will accompany his Dale Creasy Sr. owned Nitro Funny Car for the duration of the entire show.  Justin's prestine funny car caught the eye of many photographers  during the show opening media days and promises to be a big hit throughout the entire show.  Justin is interacting with his fans - educating them on the Justin Schrieferintricacies of NHRA drag racing and sharing his 300+ miler per hour experiences.

Route 66 Raceway and Chicagoland Speedway Track President Scott Paddock will also visit with fans on Monday, February 14.  Scott will be part of a live interview at Toyota's display from 2:00-2:15PM.  Introducing a number of exciting fan initiatives for 2011, Scott is constantly listening and refining the fan experience at Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway.

 

Chicago Auto Show Special Events Schedule:

Justin Schriefer.........................................................February 11-20

Radio Disney............................................................Saturday, February 12, 2:00-3:30PM

Dale Creasy Jr. & Justin Schriefer..............................Sunday, February 13, 1:00-3:00PM

Track President Scott Paddock..................................Monday, February 14

Tony Schumacher, T.J. Zizzo & Justin Schriefer.........Thursday, February 17, 3:00-5:00PM

 

For more information on the Chicago Auto Show, visit chicagoautoshow.com

See these great racers in action at the O'Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals, July 7-10 at Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, Illinois.

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