Monday, April 10, 2006
NASCAR LEGEND JOINS CAGLE RACE TEAM
BILL ELLIOTT TO HEADLINE CAGLE KICKOFF
Gainesville, GA - Senator and Lt. Governor candidate Casey Cagle announced today that NASCAR legend Bill Elliott has joined the Cagle Race Team.
Elliott will headline a campagin kickoff BBQ for Cagle's Lt. Governor campaign at the old Thunder Road facility at 415 Highway 53 in Dawsonville, GA on Saturday, April 29th. Additionally, Bill Elliott's brothers - Ernie and Dan - will also attend and show their support for Cagle.
"Bill Elliott literally helped build the sport of NASCAR racing, and remains a living legend on the track today. I am thrilled to have him on our team, and look forward to an exciting day of fun and fellowship with the Elliotts and race fans and Republican activists from across Georgia," said Cagle.
The BBQ will begin at 12noon and last until 2:00pm, and will be preceded by a VIP reception and photo opportunity with the Elliotts at 11:00am. Tickets for the noon BBQ are just $50 and allow an entire family to attend. Anyone interested in obtaining tickets or serving as a host should contact Julie Reagan at mailto:Julie@caseycagle.comor 770-536-9998.
Racing legend Bill Elliott has built one of the most distinguished records in NASCAR Winston Cup history. Throughout his career he has radiated a modest and friendly personality that has endeared him to race fans of all ages. From cutting up car bodies in the early days to winning NASCAR's first million dollar bonus, Bill Elliott has seen and done it all. Though quiet and unpretentious, this NASCAR Cup champion has been dazzling fans with his racing ability for an amazing three decades. Elliott is a two-time Daytona 500 winner, and his 44 career wins rank him second in trips to victory lane among active drivers.
Raised by a single mom, Casey Cagle seized the American Dream to become a successful, self-made business leader and one of the most experienced Republican leaders in the State Senate. A devout believer, a devoted husband, and a proud father, Casey Cagle has been the champion for Georgia's families at our State Capitol for over a decade. As our next Lt. Governor, Casey Cagle will continue to passionately advocate our values and lead with a vision of opportunity for all of Georgia.