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Friday, October 22, 2010

Oct. 22, 2010

Jeffrey Earnhardt, son of Kerry Earnhardt and grandson of the late racing legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr., visited both campuses of Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind to promote fire safety during National Fire Safety Month. The young Earnhardt is carrying on a family tradition started by his “Grandpa”, of participating in AIDB’s Race Fever fundraiser.

I've had the pleasure of meeting Jeffrey and I have to say he is the spitting image of his late grandfather. He truly reminds me of Dale.

Earnhardt, NASCAR’s only 4th generation driver, will join a host of other drivers and racing greats at the 25th Annual Race Fever. Also known as “Dega’s Ultimate Party with a Purpose”, Race Fever is a dinner and auction on the Friday evening of the fall race weekend at Talladega. This year’s event is October 29 at the SPEED Channel Dome in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame on the grounds of the Talladega Superspeedway. Your $50 ticket to the event includes and all-you-can-eat BBQ FEAST from Williamson Brothers BBQ, an over 200 item Silent Auction filled with racing memorabilia and other great items, a Live Auction with once-in-a-lifetime race experiences, vacation packages and more! And how could we forget the BEST part - you will have a chance to meet and get autographs and photos with many NASCAR drivers. Others slated to appear are Bobby Labonte, Kyle Petty, Ned Jarrett, Paul Menard, David Gilliland, Kurt Busch, Travis Kvapil, Todd Bodine, Rick Crawford, Timothy Peters, Jennifer Jo Cobb, Austin Dillon, Mike Harmon, Tony Jackson, Jr., Justin Loftin, Mike Skinner and more. For an up to date listing of drivers, auction items and for tickets visit or call (256) 761-3317.

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