Reed Sorenson Pre-race Notes and Quotes: Charlotte Motor Speedway
Event/Date: Bank of America 500 (October 11th, 2014)
Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway, NC
Track Length: 1.5 miles
Race Distance: 501 miles (334 laps)
Tune in: ABC at 7:00pm
Huntersville, NC (October 8, 2014) – Coming off another solid race weekend at Kansas Speedway, Reed Sorenson and the No. 36 team are preparing to race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Back with Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix in a three-race stretch, Sorenson will be in the black and green Zing Zang colors for Charlotte, Talladega and Martinsville race weekends. Sporting an updated design on the car, the Zing Zang Chevrolet has touches on pink in honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Meet Reed / Appearances: Prior to the Bank of America 500 Saturday evening, Sorenson will be heading outside the track for meet and greets with fans. Stop by these locations for an autograph and free sample of Zing Zang:
Quaker Steak and Lube (11-11:30 am) 7731 Gateway Lane, Concord, NC
Food Lion (12-1 pm) 3673 Concord Pkwy South, Concord, NC
Wal-Mart (1-2 pm) 3905 Concord Pkwy South, Concord, NC
Kansas Recap: Starting 30th, Sorenson and Crew Chief Todd Parrott had to battle with multiple cautions that slowed the pace of the race. Making adjustments to the No. 36 Chevrolet, Sorenson battled to a 26th place finish.
Sorenson Says: “I am excited to have Zing Zang back on board my No. 36 Chevrolet for the next three weeks. We have an awesome paint scheme to help support Breast Cancer Awareness. I think the car looks great, and my team has been working hard to put a great car together for this weekend.”
On racing at home: “I think everyone enjoys being home, it always seems to be a great race because we are here with our family and friends.
On racing at CMS: “There are multiple grooves at Charlotte and that is unique for a mile and a half track. That makes it really fun for a driver.”