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Party with NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Alex Bowman at Local Advance Auto Parts Store
Bowman, driver of the No. 88 Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet, will visit local Advance Auto Parts Store this Thursday for pre-Pocono Green 250 NASCAR Xfinity Race Party
Brodheadsville, Pa., June 1, 2016 – Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers is pleased to offer NASCAR fans a chance to meet driver Alex Bowman this Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Advance Auto Parts store, located at Route 209 HC2 in Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania. Bowman will join fans at the Advance store during a day-long party celebrating this weekend's Pocono Green 250 NASCAR Xfinity race, where Bowman will drive No. 88, a fully wrapped Advance-sponsored race car at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Bowman tied his career best finish of third in the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover International Speedway last month.

"It is going to be a fun weekend in Pocono, especially since this is the first time that some of these guys have raced at the track," said Bowman. "Fortunately for me, I have four cup races under my belt here. After the run that we had going in Dover with the No. 88 Advance Auto Parts team, we are all looking forward to getting back on track this weekend. JR Motorsports has a lot of great resources and I have a great team behind me, so I know that we are going to bring a fast machine. We have a lot of guests from Advance Auto Parts coming out to the track this weekend and I am excited to visit the Brodheadsville Store on Thursday and meet all of their team members and race fans!"

The store event starts at 1 p.m., rain or shine, and includes a cookout, prizes and giveaways. Bowman will arrive to meet fans and sign autographs at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to join this celebration of car culture and the excitement of NASCAR.

Fans attending the Pocono Green 250 Xfinity Race this weekend are invited to visit the Advance Auto Parts Rev it Up! Tour RV. The Tour, managed by Interactions Marketing, is traveling the country, making stops at big car events and local Advance Auto Parts stores. Visitors can sign up for Speed Perks, Advance's cost-saving, customer loyalty program. They can take and share photos with Tuxlee, the tour mascot, who has a growing Instagram following, win prizes, receive free gifts and play the exclusive Rev it Up! digital game to win Advance Auto Parts gift cards.

"We have a shared passion with the race car fan community to ensure exceptional vehicle performance and appearance," said Advance Auto Parts Chief Marketing Officer Walter Scott. "We're proud to help our customers get their cars back on the road whether relying upon one of our more than 5,000 stores nationwide or one of the many high quality repair shops we supply. For our DIY customers, Speed Perks provides members savings on the products they need to finish a project that delivers a true sense of pride for their automobile.

We invite race fans to become members and look forward to celebrating with them and Alex at the Advance store in Brodheadsville and this weekend at the Pocono Speedway in Long Pond."

Car enthusiasts, race fans and Speed Perks members can follow the RV through its site,, and communicate with the Rev It Up! tour team by using the hashtag #AdvancetoPocono and #AAPRevItUp.

Additional information can be found at,,, or

About Advance Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of April 23, 2016 Advance operated 5,086 stores and125 Worldpac branches and served approximately 1,300 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately 74,000 Team Members. Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts, accessories and other offerings can be found on the Company's website at

ABOUT JR MOTORSPORTS: JR Motorsports is the management company and racing operation for Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's 13-time Most Popular Driver and winner of more than 40 NASCAR-sanctioned races. Now in its 15thyear of overall competition, JR Motorsports races in multiple divisions, including the NASCAR Xfinity Series where it won a championship in 2014. The company also competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and owns two championships in regional late model divisions. To learn more about the organization, its drivers and its sponsorship opportunities, visit

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