Racegating NASCAR Tour Drives Into Chattanooga

Thursday, July 18, 2013
Jeff Gordon's car
Jeff Gordon's car

BI-LO and NASCAR invite fans to celebrate the summer with the BI-LO Racegating Tour, held on July 27-28, at select Tennessee-area stores. Free events include various show car appearances that include Hendrick Motorsports Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. show cars. Stop by one of the locations listed below to see get an up close view of these race cars. Activities and times are subject to change.

JULY 27 (9 a.m. to noon) 420 Market St., Dayton, TN 37321

5in;"> · A dual car hauler from Hendrick Motorsports will feature show cars from Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

JULY 27 (2-5 p.m.) 3901 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank, TN 37415

· Experience the dual car hauler from Hendrick Motorsports featuring the Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. show cars.

JULY 28 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) 5604 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343

· A dual car hauler from Hendrick Motorsports will feature show cars from Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

The events are free to the public.

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s car
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s car

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