FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Mooresville, NC (May 16, 2014) – TriStar Motorsports is excited to announce the addition of Paulie Harraka to their driver line-up starting with the Buckle Up 200 Presented by Click It or Ticket at Dover International Speedway on May 31st. Harraka will pilot the No.44 Toyota Camry with the Delaware Office of Highway Safety as the primary sponsor.
Harraka is a graduate of Duke University and an alumnus of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program. With four previous Nationwide Series starts, the Wayne, New Jersey native is looking forward to getting behind the wheel of the No.44 TriStar Motorsports Camry.
“Dover is about as close to home as it gets for me, so there’s no better place to make my debut with TriStar Motorsports,” said Harraka. “We have dedicated a lot of time to put this all together, and we want to make the most of it. I’m excited to be working with Mark, Greg and the entire team, and can’t wait to hit the racetrack!”
On board, as the primary sponsor for the No. 44 Toyota Camry at Dover International Speedway will be the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and their “Click It or Ticket” campaign. The OHS and the “Click It or Ticket” campaign encourages drivers and passengers to wear their seat belts at all times.
“The Office of Highway Safety is thrilled to have a new partner in traffic safety with Paulie Harraka and TriStar Motorsports,” said Alison Kirk, Community Relations Officer for OHS. “We have a great weekend lined up with Paulie and the team to bring seat belt safety education and outreach to fans at the “Monster Mile”. We appreciate the support that they are giving us to share the Buckle Up message in the racing community and look forward to this new partnership.”
During the Nationwide Series weekend at Dover International Speedway, Paulie will be attending various OHS events and will be attending the Fan Walk on race day. Harraka is excited to represent such a great campaign and promote highway safety.
“I couldn’t be more proud of a partnership than I am of ours with the Delaware Office of Highway Safety,” said Harraka. “They have done and continue to do, amazing work to keep drivers and passengers safe, and the statistics show that they are doing a great job of that. I am grateful to be their ambassador in such an important program.”
About TriStar Motorsports NC, LLC: TriStar Motorsports NC, LLC currently fields Toyota Camrys in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for Mike Bliss, Jeff Green, Will Kimmel, Blake Koch, Hal Martin, Eric McClure and David Starr. Located in Mooresville, North Carolina, TriStar Motorsports has competed in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series since 1989; fielding cars for some of NASCAR’s premier drivers including Bobby Hamilton, Greg Sacks, Phil Parsons, Mike Wallace, Jason Keller, Reed Sorenson, Tony Raines and others. To find out more information about TriStar Motorsports please visit www.tristarmotorsportsnc.com, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.