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Texas Motor Speedway will officially christen its redesigned website Wednesday by offering a free live webcast of the speedway’s annual Media Day.
Texas Motor Speedway Media Day will feature Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman and Colin Braun of NASCAR along with Danica Patrick, Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti of the IndyCar Series for the annual media kick-off luncheon in the Speedway Club’s Texas Grand Ballroom. The webcast will begin at approximately 12:05 p.m. CT and the 90-minute segment will feature TMS President Eddie Gossage’s state-of-the-sport address, Patrick, Dixon and Franchitti via satellite from an IndyCar test session in Homestead, Fla. and an on-stage Q&A session with Stewart, Newman and Braun.
While the drivers will field their traditional questions from the media during this session, Texas Motor Speedway also will give fans the opportunity for some of their questions to be answered by the special guests. Fans can post their questions for any of the drivers within our new discussion forum (hyperlink to the specific thread) and TMS will select several of the best for Gossage to ask the guests during the live webcast. For a question to be considered, fans must send in their full name and hometown, designate for who the question is for and include only one question per user. The deadline for questions is Noon CT Tuesday.
Gossage, along with the guests, also are scheduled to post some comments to the TMS blog that day to kick off that feature as well.
“We thought this would be a great way to roll out the redesigned site by offering our fans a peek into a media-only event and see some of the biggest stars in NASCAR and the IndyCar Series,” Gossage said. “We also wanted to make it somewhat interactive and allow fans to submit questions for the drivers and share the best ones with the drivers that day. I’m sure we will get a few entertaining ones.”