Matt Kenseth To Perform Burnout In Downtown Phoenix

2003 Winston Cup Series Champion to conduct Q&A with military & fans afterward at Hard Rock Café

 PHOENIX – NASCAR star Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, will perform a “burnout” on the streets of Phoenix next Wednesday, September 24, to promote the upcoming Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.

The burnout, in which Kenseth will smoke the rear tires on his race car while spinning the car around in donuts, will take place at 11:30 a.m. MST on 3rd St. between Washington St. and Jefferson St.  Kenseth will be available for interviews with Phoenix media beginning at 11:00 a.m. next to his race car in front of the Phoenix Convention Center South Building.

Following the burnout, the 2003 Winston Cup Series champion and two-time Daytona 500 winner will conduct a moderated question-and-answer session with fans and military members from the Papago Park Military Reservation at the Hard Rock Café. 

WHAT:                 NASCAR burnout event and fan Q&A session

WHO:                   Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry – 2003 Winston Cup Series champion, two-time Daytona 500 winner, winner of 2002 Checker Auto Parts 500 presented by Pennzoil at PIR

WHEN:                 Wednesday, September 24

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. MST – Media Availability

11:30 a.m. – Burnout

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. – Q&A Session with Military and Race Fans


WHERE:               Burnout – 3rd St. between Washington St. and Jefferson St.

Q&A Session – Hard Rock Café; 3 N. 2nd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004