Media Mayhem School Bus Slobberknocker to Highlight Round 8 of Bojanglesí Summer Shootout

Media Mayhem returns Tuesday as local media personalities battle for bragging rights in the ultimate school bus slobberknocker during Round 8 of the Bojangles' Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

CONCORD, N.C. (July 21, 2016) [Track release] – The cameras won’t be the only things rolling when Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts a scintillating Media Mayhem school bus race in Tuesday’s Round 8 of the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout, in what promises to be a fender-flying, tire-squealing, 13-ton turf war among media members on the frontstretch quarter-mile. Local media will square off in a fender-banging, 13-ton turf war in school buses on the frontstretch quarter-mile during Round 8 of the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout on Tuesday. A full slate of Bandolero and Legend Car action will also take place as the fight for the championship builds up to an early-August crescendo

Tickets to the family-friendly Bojangles’ Summer Shootout cost just $8 for adults and children under 13 get in FREE. Fans can purchase Bojangles’ Summer Shootout tickets by visiting charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling 1-800-455-FANS (3267).

Local media will trade their microphones and teleprompters for helmets and fire suits in a school bus slobberknocker unlike any other that stands as only part of a wild showcase of Legend Car and Bandolero battles leading to the title-deciding crescendo on Aug. 1-2.

There will be no repeat Media Mayhem champion in 2016 as last year’s winner, NBC New Channel’s Joe “Hot Wheels” Howard is not in the field. Familiar names who will strap in for a wild night of beating and banging around the quarter-mile include:
Al Conklin, WBTV
Anthony Flores, FOX 46
Brandon Davidow, WCCB
Kris Stevens, WKKT
Matthew East, Time Warner Cable News Charlotte
Molly Cotten, ESPN730

As a salute to the nation’s brave defenders of safety and society, each law enforcement member attending a Bojangles’ Summer Shootout event with valid identification card will receive FREE admission for the law enforcement member and family.

Along with the action-packed racing that comes with every night of the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout, fans can also document all their experiences using the hashtag #LetsBoRacing on social media.

Fans can find a free live stream of the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout at CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com, USLegendCars.com and GoPRN.com as well as on the U.S. Legend Cars YouTube channel starting at 7 p.m. each night.

Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with preliminary action starting at 5:10 p.m. Opening ceremonies are scheduled at 7 p.m., and feature races are scheduled to conclude by approximately 10 p.m.

Tickets, which cost only $8 for adults and FREE for kids 13 and under, can be purchased at the gate or in advance by calling 800-455-FANS or online at charlottemotorspeedway.com. Fans can also watch half-hour weekly Bojangles’ Summer Shootout highlight shows on MAVtv.

KEEP TRACK: Connect with Charlotte Motor Speedway on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or get all the latest news and information with the Charlotte Motor Speedway mobile app.

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John Davison

Long-time RIS staffer, beginning in the mid-80s. Charlotte, NC area local contact.

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