Freightliner Trucks Invites Drivers to Make Pit Stop at the AAA Texas 500

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Oct. 22, 2014 – Freightliner Trucks, the Official Hauler of NASCAR®, is hosting its second Freightliner Trucks’ Run Smart Pit Stop at the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, 2014. The event will offer special amenities, prizes and entertainment for truck drivers. The first Run Smart Pit Stop event was held earlier this year in Kentucky. 

The Run Smart Pit Stop will provide truckers-only parking at the racetrack with easy in-and-out access. For maximum convenience, drivers do not need to drop their trailers and can stay for up to three full days to enjoy the race weekend. Following preregistration at freightlinerpitstop.com, drivers can simply pull in and park at areas that will be designated on race weekend.  

Activities at the Run Smart Pit Stop  such as tailgating, giveaways, prizes and games  will bring the excitement of the track directly to truck drivers. Team Run Smart Pro drivers, along with Miss Sprint Cup, are scheduled to make appearances at the Run Smart Pit Stop. Select Team Freightliner NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ drivers will also be on hand for a special Q&A session. The Alliance Pit Stop and Detroit Experience tour trailers will be on site with additional amenities. 

“There’s no better way to celebrate truck drivers and all of their hard work than through a specially-appointed Run Smart Pit Stop at a NASCAR®-sanctioned event,” said Stacey Premo, motorsports marketing manager for Freightliner Trucks. “We know how hard drivers work, and that’s why we want to provide them with three days of NASCAR racing, fun and great convenience.” 

As the Official Hauler of NASCAR®, Freightliner Trucks transports various NASCAR industry-related cars and equipment from race to race, ensuring the teams are at the track and ready to go on time, every time. For more information and to register for the Freightliner Run Smart Pit Stop, visit www.freightlinerpitstop.com

For more information on Freightliner Trucks, go to www.FreightlinerTrucks.com

Freightliner Trucks is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America.  Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 4-8 trucks and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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