Charlotte, NC (June 10th, 2014) – Based on their performance at the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine, Walter Thomas III and Enrique “Henry” Limon have been selected by Rev Racing to run in the Legend Car Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway this summer. Both Thomas and Limon participate in the youth component of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Program, which helps promising young drivers develop and succeed.
Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts the Jack in the Box Summer Shootout Series on Tuesday nights through June and July. The series has a full program of Legends Car and Bandolero racing. Special attractions such as school bus race nights and firework shows will also be included to add to the excitement.
An Indiana native, Thomas started racing at the age of four. Now 16, he has already received three titles; and was selected NASCAR Diversities “Young Driver of the year” in 2012. Thomas believes Rev Racing is going to offer him ample opportunities to grow. “Being selected to be part of the Rev Racing team is the opportunity of a lifetime,” he said. “I felt that joining Rev Racing was the best route to go in order to continue my career.”
Originally from Mexico City, Mexico, Limon has been racing for 8 years. He is currently on his 2nd year racing in the US and recently won the National Championships for Karting in 2013. Limon is enthusiastic about growing his career through Rev Racing, “[I am] very excited because I knew that I would be doing a great job with a very good team. I really appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the Rev Racing team,” said Limon.
The Summer Shootout Series will be located on the quarter-mile oval on the speedway’s front straightaway. Adult admission is $7, with children under 13 admitted for free. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.