Bob Dillner will be back on the microphone this Thursday and Friday night (January 23 & 24) hosting two action-packed Charlotte Checkers hockey games at the Time Warner Cable Arena in downtown Charlotte.
“This will be two great nights as two of my favorite sports come together,” Dillner said. “With two NASCAR themed nights in a row, it will be a great chance for race fans to come out and cheer on the Charlotte Checkers and meet their favorite drivers and crew members. It will be two great nights! Get your tickets now!”
On Thursday, it is NAPA Pit Crew Night with the famous dollar beers night featuring the #48 Hendrick Championship team from last year. The team will be at the game as well as other crews to celebrate their efforts on the track.
On Friday, not only will Dillner be the on-ice host but will also be doing what he is famous doing all year long, interviewing the top NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Ryan Newman, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer and Regan Smith will headline the Checkers’ eighth annual Race Night, presented by WIX Filters on Friday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. when the team hosts the Oklahoma City Barons.
The Checkers will wear specialty race-themed jerseys, which will be auctioned off live after the game. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Rescue Ranch, Hospitality House of Charlotte and the Isabella Santos Foundation.
Fans are encouraged to arrive at Time Warner Cable Arena by 6 p.m. as Newman, Logano, Bowyer and Smith, along with many other drivers from various circuits, will conduct a 45-minute autograph session on the concourse.
The first 2,500 fans through the door will receive a Checkers cowbell, courtesy of ImageMark, and the first 5,000 will receive a Bojangles’ mystery card worth $1 to $100.
A limited number of tickets remain for the game, which is expected to sell out prior to event day. This game will sell out, maybe even by the time you air your segment, so tell people to check the site and buy quickly.
For more information on Thursday’s Pit Crew Night, click here.