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May 28, 2012

NASCAR teams in all three series join together to support Autism Speaks for June 1-3, 2012 race weekend

Denny Hamlin and the No. 11 FedEx Toyota and David Gilliland and the No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford will feature special Autism Speaks paint schemes

DOVER, Del. – In what has become tradition at Dover International Speedway in the six years the track has partnered with Autism Speaks, drivers will again help create autism awareness during the June 1-3, 2012 race weekend by showing their support with a decal on their respective cars.

Drivers across all three series have stepped up to raise awareness for the cause during the Dover race weekend by featuring a decal of the Autism Speaks puzzle piece logo on their cars in all three of the June 1 “Lucas Oil 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, the June 2 “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series race and the June 3 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

In addition, Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota, will feature a special Autism Speaks paint scheme on his car, another part of the strong support FedEx is again showing for Autism Speaks on race weekend.

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Ford for Front Row Motorsports, will also have a special Autism Speaks paint scheme on his car to show his support for the cause during Sunday’s race.

Altogether, 17 drivers from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, 17 from the NASCAR Nationwide Series and 13 from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series are participating. They include:

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Brad Keselowski, No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge
Marcos Ambrose, No. 9 Dewalt Ford
Denny Hamlin, No. 11 FedEx Toyota
Tony Stewart, No. 14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet
Greg Biffle, No. 16 3M Ford
Matt Kenseth, No. 17 Best Buy Ford
A.J. Allmendinger, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge
Paul Menard, No. 27 Pittsburgh Paints/Menards Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet
Jeff Burton, No. 31 BB&T Chevrolet
David Ragan, No. 34 8-Hour Alert/MHP Ford
David Gilliland, No. 38 Autism Speaks/Front Row Motorsports Ford
Ryan Newman, No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet
Aric Almirola, No. 43 Jani-King/Smithfield Ford
Martin Truex Jr., No. 56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota
Regan Smith, No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet
Carl Edwards, No. 99 Subway Ford

NASCAR Nationwide Series

Elliott Sadler, No. 2 OneMain Financial Chevrolet
Austin Dillon, No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., No. 6 Cargill Beef Ford
Danica Patrick, No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet
Jeff Green, No. 10 TriStar Motorsports Toyota
Eric McClure, No. 14 Hefty/Reynolds Wrap Toyota
Tayler Malsam, No. 19 G-oil Toyota
Parker Kligerman, No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge
Josh Wise, No. 26 Morristown Drivers Service Chevy
James Buescher, No. 30 AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet
Justin Allgaier, No. 31 Brandt Chevy
Brendan Gaughan, No. 33 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet
Brad Sweet, No. 38 Great Clips Chevy
Mike Bliss, No. 44 TriStar Motorsports Toyota
Jeremy Clements, No. 51 Clements Race Engine Chevy
Jason Bowles, No. 81 MacDonald Motorsports Toyota
Cole Whitt, No. 88 Clean Coal Chevrolet

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Kevin Harvick, No. 2 Kroger/Tide Chevrolet
Ty Dillon, No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet
Paulie Harraka, No. 5 Wauters Motorsports Ford
Ross Chastain, No. 08 SS Green Light Racing Toyota
Ron Hornaday, No. 9 Anderson’s Maple Syrup Chevrolet
Joey Coulter, No. 22 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
Max Gresham, No. 24 Made In USA Brand Chevrolet
Jeb Burton, No. 27 Hillman Racing Chevrolet
Parker Kligerman, No. 29 Cooper Standard Dodge
Nelson Piquet Jr., No. 30 QualComm Autotrack Chevrolet
James Buescher, No. 31 Koike.com Chevrolet
Miguel Paludo, No. 32 Duroline Brakes and Components Chevrolet
Cale Gale, No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet

NASCAR returns to the Monster Mile on June 1-3, 2012. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 800-441-RACE or click here. You can also keep up with the Monster Mile at Facebook.com/DoverInternationalSpeedway or on Twitter at @MonsterMile.

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