Renowned Azalea Trail Maids Join ARCA-Mobile 200 Festivities
The “Official Ambassadors” to Mobile, the Azalea Trail Maids, will become part of the ARCA-Mobile 200 festivities. The group will participate in the Battleship Fan Fest on Thursday beginning at 3:00 and ends with an hour long autograph session from 5:00-6:00. The Azalea Trail Maids have represented Mobile nationally in the Rose Bowl Parade, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Presidential Inaugurations. Closer to home, the Azalea Trail Maids are known for representing true hospitality and Southern charm while greeting visitors and dignitaries to Mobile. “Having the Azalea Trail Maids become part of our race is really cool. The girls represent the best and brightest Mobile has to offer and are truly Mobile’s Goodwill Ambassadors,” said ARCA-Mobile 200 Promoter Tommy Praytor. “Teams and fans will get a real dose of Southern hospitality at the Battleship.” While the haulers parade to Mobile International Speedway from the Battleship teams and fans will enjoy the Causeway Seafood Jubilee before heading to Grand Central and a free concert open to the public from national recording artist the Truth.
The ARCA-Mobile 200 is set for March 2nd-9th, 2013. Race weekend will kick in to high gear on Thursday March 7th at the USS Alabama, followed by the Causeway Seafood Jubilee and wrapped up with the Home Mortgage America Green Flag Party at Grand Central on Dauphin Street. Practice and qualifying for the ARCA cars is slated for Friday with local divisions battling Friday night. Fans will have a full day at the track with the green flag flying for the ARCA-Mobile 200 at 2:00PM on March 9th. The RV Collision Repair Infield Camping is already sold out and there are a limited number of spots in the RV Collision Repair Outside Camping Area. For more information on purchasing tickets or camping lots for the ARCA Mobile 200, please visit www.mobilespeedway.net or call 251-343-2929.
The ARCA Series Presented by Menards is the most versatile racing series in the world. Mobile International Speedway will host the first short track event of the 2013 ARCA season, in a schedule that includes short tracks, dirt tracks, road courses, speedways and superspeedways. For more information on ARCA, please visit their website at www.arcaracing.com.
Picture courtesy of Ashley Rowe, official photographer of the ARCA-Mobile 200.