New Reality TV Show to Give Total Amateurs a Shot at Racing Contract with Sanctioned NASCAR Racing Team.
The new reality TV show, "Reality Racing - The Rookie Challenge," combines two of the hottest on-air entertainment concepts - stock car racing and reality television - to create a totally unique, nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat, action-packed 13 week hit TV show scheduled to air in early 2006. In addition to a highly coveted contract with a sanctioned NASCAR racing team, "The Rookie Challenge" Champion will receive national exposure, a sizable cash award, a diamond crusted gold championship ring, plus other valuable prizes and surprises.
"Reality Racing - The Rookie Challenge" talent search will begin with national open casting calls at various stock car tracks around the country - dates and locations to be announced soon. The national field of hopefuls will then be narrowed down to 15 lucky Reality Racing drivers who will compete weekly for the ultimate prize and title. Each driver will be assigned a custom-built race car, plus a custom-fitted fire protection suit and equipment to use for the duration of the show, the necessary driving instructions, professional pit crew support, media handling and deportment lessons to groom them for the life, career, fame and activities of a NASCAR driver.
Patrick Schaefer, CEO and Executive Producer of Reality Racing, Inc., stated, "With 75 million adult race fans in the United States, reaching 33% of American households, stock car racing is now the #2 sport in the U.S., just behind the NFL. With this type of following and fan base we realized there are literally hundreds of thousands of people who dream of getting behind the wheel and driving to glory, fame and riches...we want to make that dream come true for one very lucky man or woman."
To be eligible for the national tryouts and to appear on "Reality Racing - The Rookie Challenge," male and female drivers must be complete amateurs with no prior oval track racing experience of any kind. They must be over 18 and have a valid U.S. driver's license with no serious traffic offense convictions. Additional restrictions apply. The selected participants will be judged on a point system by existing NASCAR drivers as well as other established and well known pit crew personnel, etc. Areas of judging will include, but will not be limited to: raw talent, on-camera appearance and personality, overall racing desire and on-track racing abilities. Tests, trials and actual races will be held weekly to earn contestants points that will determine such things as rewards and pole position.
Reality Racing Inc.'s new TV show "Reality Racing - The Rookie Challenge" will begin its promotional launch in Nashville, Tennessee on October 15, 2005, as a rookie driver competes for the first time in a major ASA series race.
According to Schaefer, "Our show gives people who believe they have what it takes to be a professional race car driver the chance to live their dream by not only competing against other drivers of similar experience, but knowing that the winner of `Reality Racing - The Rookie Challenge' will be given the opportunity to actually drive professionally as a member of an established, NASCAR sanctioned series race team."
Information can be obtained by viewing the Reality Racing website at http://www.realityracingtv.com or by contacting the corporate office via telephone at 561-391-1064 or FAX at 561-391-1084.
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|Date:||Oct 7, 2005|
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