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Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series to Air on MAVTV and WCCB Charlotte

Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series to Air on MAVTV and WCCB Charlotte

Speedway TV host Lenny Batycki interviews driver Payton Ryan in Victory Lane at the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series.  Photo by Tami Pope/CMS

Speedway TV host Lenny Batycki interviews driver Payton Ryan in Victory Lane at the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series.
Photo by Tami Pope/CMS

CONCORD, N.C. (June 3, 2014) –The 21st Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series kicks off June 10, and in addition to sitting in the grandstands, fans of the eight-week grassroots racing series can follow their favorite Legend Car and Bandolero drivers nationally on MAVTV and locally on WCCB Charlotte.

A 30-minute recap show will air in the Charlotte area on CW-affiliate WCCB, channel 11 on Time Warner Cable, at 1 p.m. on the Saturday following the Tuesday-night event. Nationally, fans can see a 30-minute recap show on popular cable TV network MAVTV. The recap will air on Thursday afternoons on MAVTV between noon and 4 p.m., nine days following the live racing action at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Each show will be hosted by Speedway TV’s Lenny Batycki and will feature highlights from the racing action in seven Legend Car and Bandolero divisions, as well as interviews from Victory Lane. The show will also cover the exhibition race each week, which includes school bus slobberknockers, mascot mania kart racing and more.

The Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series starts Tuesday, June 10 with a Principal School Bus Slobberknocker, featuring area principals trading paint in mammoth machines on the frontstretch quarter-mile oval. In addition, more than 150 Legend Car and Bandolero competitors will travel across the country to battle on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s frontstretch quarter-mile oval for the prestigious Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series championship.

Tickets to the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series are just $7 for adults and kids 13 and under get in free. Tickets are available in advance at the speedway ticket office and at Gates 4 and 5 the night of the event. Parking is free. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with preliminary action starting at 5:10 p.m. Opening ceremonies are at 6:45 p.m. and feature races are scheduled to conclude by approximately 10 p.m.

For tickets to the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series, call the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

For live updates during the Summer Shootout Series, follow #SummerShootout on Twitter. To join in on the conversation, simply include #SummerShootout in your tweet.

Keep up with all the latest news from the speedway by liking Charlotte Motor Speedway on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CharlotteMotorSpeedway or following on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cltmotorspdwy.

About Mike Neff

Mike Neff
What is it that Mike Neff doesn’t do? The writer, radio contributor and racetrack announcer coordinates the site’s local short track coverage, hitting up Saturday Night Specials across the country while tracking the sport’s future racing stars. The writer for our signature Sprint Cup post-race column, Thinkin’ Out Loud (Mondays) also sits down with Cup crew chiefs to talk shop every Thursday with Tech Talk. Mike works as track announcer for Millbridge Speedway and East Lincoln Speedway, local bullrings based outside of Charlotte, and pops up everywhere from Athlon Sports to SIRIUS XM Radio.