Found August 30, 2012 on Tireball.com: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Robby Gordon

Crandon, WI (August 30, 2012) – Crandon International Off-Road Raceway and fans alike are anxiously anticipating the arrival of veteran racer, Robby Gordon and the familiar Menards / SPEED Energy / Toyo Tires bright yellow Pro 2 and his fleet of new Stadium SUPER Trucks.

Crandon’s short course track, located in Central Wisconsin, will be hosting the Traxxas TORC Series’ Crandon Cup and the World Championship Off-Road races over this Labor Day weekend. Making his first appearance in Crandon since 2010, Gordon will be racing the yellow Menards Pro 2 Truck alongside some of the top off-road racers in the country. Teams, racers and fans will begin arriving to the track throughout the week to prepare for the exciting weekend of high-octane competition.

“I’m really looking forward to going back to Crandon. Last year we couldn’t attend due to a conflict with obligations to NASCAR and their race schedule. This year we are back and refocused our efforts along with long-time partner Menards. We are right in their backyard, and it would be awesome to bring home a win for them,” says Gordon.

Gordon will be making two appearances at Menards over the busy holiday weekend. Fans will enjoy a great opportunity to meet and greet with Gordon, autographs, sample Speed and take photographs at the following two Menards locations: Antigo Menards located at 2001 Jerome Street at 6:30 PM on Thursday, August 30 and Rhinelander Menards located at 2221 North Stevens Street on Friday August 31 at 6:30 pm. Gordon will be making autograph appearances throughout the weekend at the SPEED Energy souvenir trailer on Saturday at 6pm and Sunday morning at 10am.

More information on Crandon International Off-Road Raceway races over Labor Day Weekend can be found at www.Crandonoffroad.com & torcseries.com.

Fans that want to follow Gordon’s progress in the Crandon Cup can visit speedenergy.com, planetrobby.com, and SPEED Energy’s Facebook and Twitter pages for daily updates on the team’s performance.

About Menards: Menards® is well-known throughout Midwest for its complete selection of high-quality, name brand merchandise with the tools, materials and supplies for all your home improvement needs. Whether just needing a light bulb or can of paint to building a deck or new house, there is something for everyone at Menards® from the beginning do-it-yourselfer to the more experienced contractor. Most Menards® stores also carry name brand appliances, pet products, lawn and garden supplies, and even groceries as your one-stop shopping experience. As always, Menards® is known for its excellent guest service and the place to “Save Big Money®.” Visit us online at Menards.com

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