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NASCAR seeks Long Island fans for video contest

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. (March 11, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

Long Island NASCAR fans have a chance to announce part of the starting lineup for May 19’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. -- without even having to go to the race.

As part of the Sprint All-Star Announcers contest, fans can submit brief videos introducing their favorite driver.

A panel will choose one winning submission for each driver, and those videos will be shown on a high-definition video board for fans attending the race and the SPEED network’s live broadcast. Winners will receive a custom autographed NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race helmet.

Fans have until May 6 upload their videos to sprint.com/speed. Judging will be based on originality, creativity and enthusiasm.

Above: Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads the field during a NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Las Vegas earlier this year.
 

Tags: Long Island , NASCAR , race , fans , announce , driver

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