Food City Race Night

Food City Race Night

Knoxville Expo Center, Knoxville, TN Thursday, April 12, 2018, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Food City Race Night features entertainment, free food sampling, show cars, racing simulators and special appearances by numerous NASCAR celebrities. Tickets are $5.00 at Food City or $6.00 at the door on the day of event. Children 12 and under are admitted FREE. All proceeds from Food City Race Night will benefit local organizations. This year's charity is the East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Sponsored by WATE, Knoxville News Sentinel, and WIVK.


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Appearances and Autographs
*Driver's schedules are subject to change.

Trevor Bayne – #6 Advocare

Aric Almirola – #10 Smithfield

Chad Finchum – #66 Concrete North

Ryan Truex – #11 Bar Harbor

Tommy Joe Martins  – #8 Gilreath Farms

Kerry Earnhardt 

Kayla Earnhardt

WWE Superstar Kane, Glenn Jacobs

Dr. Jerry Punch – ESPN

Josh Turner – Actor/TKO (Walking Dead – Tattoed Savior, Under the Dome, Nashville, Banshee, Leverage, Antman)

Kaylie Turner – Actress (Walking Dead, Stranger Things, Term Life, Red Road, 2016 Kids NASCAR Spokes Model)

Thomas Doutt – Actor (Walking Dead, The Originals, MacGyver, Homicide Hunter)

Hannah Everhart – 2018 Miss Food City

Brownie King – NASCAR Legend

Travis Tiller – NASCAR Legend

Terry Anderson – NASCAR Legend

Lexi Gay – #77 NASCAR Whelen

Bill Goss – #99

Alan VanWhy, Jr. – #12A

Helton Racing – #3 Super Street

Brian Voiles – #3 Super Modified

Erik Ainge – VFL

Brad Voiles – #12 Kart

James Jones – #2 Kart

Frank Cook – #69 Kart

Wayne Hillard – #8 Kart

Brayden Voiles – #3 Kart

Wendell "Wolfman" Williams – #71 Kart

Joseph Parrott – #58 Kart

Jenna Herrmann – #7 Kart

Levi Herrmann – #3 Kart

Drey Maddox – #25 Kart

J.T. Gibson – #7K Kart

David Smith – #15 Kart

Tyler Price – #7 Kart

Tom King – #81 & #82 Karts

Adam Engel - Kart

William Foster - #08 Kart

Haley Baer – #2 Model Street

Chase Dixon – #7 Limited Late Model 

Kevin Wolfe – #17 Late Model

Kres VanDyke – #15 Late Model

Brett Baer – #24 Late Model

James Kelso – #49 Dirt Late Model

Ashton Higgons – #9 Late Model  and Truck

David "Kid Smooth" Kerr –  #14 Dirt

Cecil "Money Maker" – Dirt Mini Stock

Logan Hillard – #24 Kart

Bryce Hatfield – #43 Kart

Toby Brock – Dirt Mini Stock

Walter "Bay Bay" Walsh – Dirt Mini Stock

Justin Meredith – Dirt Mini Stock

William Alsip –  #29 Mini Cup

Emily Cook – #28 Mini Cup

Dustin Harville – Tazewell Speedway

Clyde Overholt – Tazewell Speedway

Dakotah Knuckles – Tazewell Speedway

Donnie Petty – Tazewell Speedway

Jesse Hickman – Tazewell Speedway

Johnathan Miracle – Tazewell Speedway

John Stevens – Tazewell Speedway

Mitchell Burke – Tazewell Speedway

Jason Webshan – Volunteer Speedway

Austin Atkins – Volunteer Speedway

Zach Sise – Volunteer Speedway

Brandon Crawford – Volunteer Speedway

Michael Woods – Volunteer Speedway

Chase King – 411 Motor Speedway

Chris Worsham – 411 Motor Speedway

David Clark – 411 Motor Speedway

Tim Byrd – Volunteer Speedway

Greg Martin – 411 Motor Speedway

Heath Alvey – 411 Motor Speedway

Wayne Clifton – 411 Motor Speedway

Jason Welshan – Volunteer Speedway

Rex Coffey – 411 Motor Speedway

Tyler Mitchell – #16 Dirt Bike

Zack Nunley – #729 Dirt Bike

Harold Crook – 1957 Chevrolet

Tim Lopata – Stangstamped Muscles Cars 

George Lopata – Stangstampede

Jim Fritz – Stangstampede

Larry and Austin Payne – Stangstampede

Lester Sexton  – #1 1937 Chevy

Lawson Bates – Bringing Up Bates/Singer/Songwriter 

Tony Gordon – 1/25 Scale Model Car

I - 75 Raceway Drivers and Cars

Tazewell Speedway Drivers and Cars

Colton Profitt 

Darren Goins 

Jason Manley 

Kyle Courtney 

Mike Green 





Entertainment
4:30–5:30pm Ready for Rain
5:30–6:00pm Welcome Ceremonies and Driver Introductions;
         MC– ESPN Dr. Jerry Punch and Marshall Hughes, On Your Side Sports Director
         Honoree:  TBA
6:30–7:30pm Brian Snead and the Steal Hearts



Food Sampling
Airborne, Armour Vienna Sausages & Armour Chili, Blue Bell Ice Cream, CAB Burgers served on Flowers Buns, Calbee/Snapea Crisps, Cheez-it Product, Coke, Cousin Willie's Popcorn, Dietz & Watson Hot Dogs, Frito Lay Cheetos, Goody's Powders, Gordos Cheese Dip, Gripp Energy Drink, Gwaltney Hotdogs served on Sara Lee Buns, Hype Energy Drink, Jack Links Beef Jerky, Kellogg's PopTarts, Lance Cape Cod Chips, Snyders Pretzels, Mayfield Ice Cream Novelties, McCormick Grill Mate Seasoning Packets, Milo's Tea, Misty Mountain Spring Water, Mrs. Grissoms Salads, Old Milaukee N/A, Planters Peanuts, Snack Factory Pretzel Chips, Snyder of Berlin Chips, Sparkling Ice N/A, Vietti Chili & Hotdog Sauce



Booths and Displays
Auto Racing Outreach, Army National Guard, Boy Scouts, CiCi's Pizza, Dolly Parton Stampede & Smoky Mountain Adventures, ESGR (Employer Support of Guards & Reserve), Heart of Appalachia, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Knoxville News Sentinel, Model Cars 1/25 Scale (40-Asphalt & Dirt), Pinnacle Home Improvements & Child Finger Printing, Project Help, RAM, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Spearhead Trails, Susan G. Komen, Victory Junction, WATE  & Van, WIVK, American Red Cross, Knoxville Ice Bears, Optimal Healthcare, POPS! for patients, Stangstampede, Brian Sneed and the Steal Hearts, Buddy's Bar-B-Q, Food City Exclusive Brands, Ready for Rain, ACS Relay For Life



Show Vehicles & Other Attractions
#13 GEICO Show Car, #16 Lilly Diabetes Display, #17 Sunny D, #8 Gilreath Farms and 2018 ZLIILE Camero, #3 Auto Racing Outreach, Pinty's Trailer & Show Car, 10 Muscle Car Ministries, 50 Antique Tractors, 8 Mustangs, Forge Muscle Cars, Armour display, Army National Guard, Blue Bell Ice Cream Truck, Extreme Motocross Show, Dolly Parton Stampede Van, Food City Big Cart w/ Chromed Out Racing Tractor  , Food City Cold Air Balloon , Harley Davidson of Knoxville Display, Planters NUTmobile, Ripley's Aquarium Van, Sound Revue, Tall Man Collectibles, KidClout Car, The Sparks Show Vehicle and Tent, The Outlaw Oval - 1:10 Scale Radio Control Race Cars



Commercial Characters
Bob the Builder, Dolly Parton's Stampede Show Characters, Keebler Ernie Elf, Knoxville Ice Bears Chilly, Mr. Peanut, Ripley’s Aquarium Sharky , TJ Clown , TN Valley Fair Jasper, WIVK Frog, Buddy's Bar-B-Q Pig, Knoxville Zoo Mascots

 

AAA East TN Official Auto Club of Food City Race Night