Third Annual AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show to Support Young Adults with ASD
November 28 Event Hosted by Ray Evernham to Draw Thousands of Car Enthusiasts
Show to Feature Cars of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kelley Earnhardt, Joey Logano, Ryan Newman and Rusty Wallace
Davidson, NC (November 23, 2015) — On Saturday, Nov. 28, more than 3,000 car lovers are expected to attend the third annual AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show in Davidson, NC. The event will raise funds to benefit IGNITE, the Autism Society of North Carolina’s community center for young adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s Syndrome.
Ray Evernham, former NASCAR championship crew chief, star of the “AmeriCarna” television show on Velocity, and founder of IGNITE, along with Ingersoll Rand and MSC Industrial Supply Co.
AmeriCarna LIVE will feature celebrity cars as well as classic, custom, and collector cars on the Ingersoll Rand North American Headquarters and Corporate Center.
A special display of cars from Ray Evernham’s television series
AmeriCarna will be on hand, along with cars from the
personal collections of NASCAR’s biggest stars – including Dale
Earnhardt Jr., Kelley Earnhardt, Joey Logano, Ryan Newman
and Rusty Wallace.
The show is open to the public for $5 per person and kids under 10 are free. Car owners can pre-register their vehicles for $25 or register at the gate on event day for $30.
Go to http://www.americarnalive.com to register your car. A variety of food vendors will
Ingersoll Rand North American Headquarters and Corporate Center
800 Beaty Street
Davidson, N.C. 28036
The campus is located on the edge of Lake Davidson adjacent to Lake Norman. Parking is available on the Ingersoll Rand campus.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Gates open for car entrants at 7 a.m. and for spectators at 10 a.m.
IGNITE, which was founded with support from the Evernham Family-Racing for a Reason Foundation, offers activities, skills training, and educational workshops that foster social, financial, educational, and employment independence for its members.
About AmeriCarna Live:
For event updates, go to www.AmericarnaLive.com. For more information on Ray Evernham, follow him on Twitter @RayEvernham.
About IGNITE and the Autism Society of North Carolina:
For more information on IGNITE, a program of the Autism Society of North Carolina, visit www.ignite-davidson.org.
For more than 45 years, the Autism Society of North Carolina has worked to address areas of need and expand services and support for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families in North Carolina.
For more information, call 1-800-442-2762 or visit www.autismsociety-nc.org.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. As many as 1 in 58 children may be diagnosed with ASD in North Carolina, according to a prevalence study by the CDC of 8-year-old schoolchildren.