Pre-Race News and Notes: Kentucky Speedway

Regan Smith
No. 7 Advance Auto Parts / Quaker State Chevrolet
Kentucky Speedway
Quaker State 400 | July 9, 2016

Headed to the Bluegrass State: Visiting the newly repaved Kentucky Speedway, Regan Smith and the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing team are proud to welcome back sponsors Advance Auto Parts and Quaker State. This is a special weekend for Advance Auto Parts and Quaker State as they serve as the title sponsor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Advance Auto Parts President George Sherman will be on hand this weekend, serving as the Grand Marshal of the Quaker State 400. 

Leading up to the Quaker State 400, Advance Auto Parts and Quaker State came together to produce a video series, Quaker State Shop Talk with Larry Mac and Regan Smith. Filmed at the Tommy Baldwin Racing shop in Mooresville, North Carolina, these short videos are a must watch to learn more about Smith's career path to NASCAR. 

Shop Talk with Regan Smith and Larry McReynolds

Chat with Regan: Regan will be participating in a Q&A on Twitter today (7/7/16) at noon ET. Be sure to follow Regan Smith and use the hashtag #QS400chat to post your questions.  

Smith: "I am looking forward to getting on track and seeing the new racing surface in action, the reviews from those who tested were very good. Our Advance Auto Parts / Quaker State Chevrolet is ready for an exciting weekend ahead."
Tune In: Want to watch Regan Smith and the No. 7 Advance Auto Parts / Quaker State Chevrolet in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway? Race coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage can also be heard on PRN affiliates and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio channel 90. The green flag is scheduled for 7:46 p.m. ET. 

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Founded in 2009, Tommy Baldwin Racing is a NASCAR organization that fields the No. 7 Chevrolet driven by Regan Smith in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Baldwin, a native of Long Island, New York, is a Daytona 500-winning crew chief in his eighth season as a full-time Cup Series car owner.

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