For every hashtag, Coca-Cola , NASCAR donate $1 to the USO, up to $50,000 Now through the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 5, NASCAR fans have the opportunity to not only share messages of gratitude to service members and veterans, but also support fundraising efforts for the United Services Organization (USO). This week, Coca-Cola partnered with NASCAR and the USO to launch the #ShareASalute campaign to honor troops, military families and veterans. As part of the campaign, fans are invited to share personal expressions of gratitude to troops via Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #ShareASalute. For each message posted throughout the campaign with the #ShareASalute hashtag, Coca-Cola and NASCAR will donate $1 to the USO, up to a combined total of $50,000. Messages posted will also be shared with NASCAR fans via www.NASCAR.com/Salute . This initiative was launched as part of NASCAR: An American Salute, the industry's collective expression of reverence, respect and gratitude for those who have shared and continue to defend our nation today. FULL SERIES COVERAGE • Latest news • Standings • Schedule
No. 88 Chevrolet goes patriotic for Coke Zero 400 BUY: Earnhardt's Daytona paint scheme Dale Earnhardt Jr .'s paint scheme for the Coke Zero 400 was just released and the No. 88 Chevrolet wiil be appropriately themed for the event as it goes for a patriotic look. “ @nationwide88 : BREAKING NEWS: Check out #DaleJr 's patriotic paint scheme for @DISupdates on July 5th! #NW88JR pic.twitter.com/lfTcxZeMLt ” — Dale Earnhardt Jr . (@DaleJr) June 10, 2015 The Coke Zero 400 is at 7:45 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 5 at Daytona International Speedway (NBC). It will be the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race televised on NBC this season. For more Sprint Cup coverage stay tuned to this weekend's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday (FOX Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM).
Three-time Sprint Cup Series race winner tweets out news Brian Vickers will be part of NBC's NASCAR coverage starting today with an appearance on "NASCAR America," NBC Sports Network's show covering the sport, according to tweets from the driver. Vickers is slated to appear on the Tuesday and Wednesday editions of the show as well. Really excited to welcome @BrianLVickers to #NASCARAmerica today on @NBCSN ! — NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) June 1, 2015 For those wondering what I am up to-happy for an opportunity to join @NASCARonNBC on some of their shows. Great to see them back in NASCAR — Brian Vickers (@BrianLVickers) June 1, 2015 I will be on NASCAR Night in America Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week as well as numerous other times this season. — Brian Vickers (@BrianLVickers) June 1, 2015 In addition, Vickers will be involved in their telecasts of races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Michigan International Speedway . Also lending a hand to their NH & MI races & maybe some others. Looking forward to seeing the other side of the broadcasts! Tune in tonight — Brian Vickers (@BrianLVickers) June 1, 2015 Vickers has been sidelined since March because of recurring blood clots. The 31-year-old made two starts this season at Las Vegas and Phoenix, with a best result of 15th-place at Las Vegas. David Ragan is filling in on the No. 55 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing for the remainder of the season. Michael Waltrip and Brett Moffitt also have been behind the wheel of the No. 55. NBC's coverage of Sprint Cup Series races kicks off Fourth of July weekend at Daytona with the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola on July 5 (NBC, 7:45 p.m. ET).
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