September 13, 2010– Las Vegas, Nev. – The Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower will host a free NASCAR® Camping World Truck Series Driver autograph session Friday, Sept. 24, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The session will be located in the casino at 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and will kick off the pre-event festivities for the NASCAR® Camping World Truck Series Las Vegas 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Topping the list of drivers scheduled to appear is Jeffrey Earnhardt, grandson of seven time NASCAR® Cup Series Champion Dale Earnhardt and son of veteran driver Kerry Earnhardt, who will make his first driver appearance in Las Vegas.
Joining Earnhardt will be last year’s race winner Johnny Sauter, 2006 Truck Series champion Todd Bodine, Matt Crafton, Aric Almirola, Stacy Compton, Brian Ickler, Ricky Carmichael, David Starr, Jason White, Carl Long, James Buescher, Narain Karthikeyan, Jennifer Jo Cobb, Tony Jackson, Jr, Mario Gosselin, Mike Harmon, Jamie Dick, Chris Jones, Clay Greenfield, Bobby Hamilton, Jr. and former Formula One star Nelson Piquet, Jr. More drivers are expected to sign up as the event draws near.
A live radio remote will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the first 200 fans in line will receive tickets to Saturday’s race and NEON garage passes compliments of KKLZ 96.3 radio.
At 9:00 p.m. a drawing for driver merchandise including t-shirts, hats and autographed sheet metal from race trucks will follow the autograph session. Every new and existing ace | PLAY™ member will receive one free drawing ticket each day. Additional tickets will be awarded based on points earned for slot play during the promotion. Complete rules will be posted at the event.
A special hotel room package is available for NASCAR® Camping World Truck Series fans with a 10% discount off room rates, VIP passes to the front of the line for the driver autograph session, free Tower admission, and 2 for 1 show tickets by calling 800-99- TOWER and mentioning group code TRUCKB.
Budweiser specials will be available throughout the NASCAR® race weekend at the casino bars and at the autograph session.
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas Strip resort with an 80,000 sq. ft. casino. The 1,149 ft. Stratosphere Tower is the tallest free standing observation tower in the United States, featuring the Top of the World restaurant and highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck as well as SkyJump Las Vegas and thrill rides Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Known as a great value to gamblers, Stratosphere is located close to the Convention Center at the gateway to downtown Las Vegas. It features 2,427 guest rooms and suites, uniquely themed restaurants, the Tower Shops and the American Superstars™ and BITE® shows. Additionally, Stratosphere’s ace | PLAY™ program allows players to enjoy awards, comps and exclusives based on their loyalty to American Casino & Entertainment’s four properties: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel &Tower on the Las Vegas Strip, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, and two Arizona Charlie's locations in Las Vegas. For more information, visit StratosphereHotel.com, call 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937).
For more information, please contact:
American Casino & Entertainment Properties
Corporate Director of Partnership Marketing
Preferred Public Relations