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Driver Gase to visit Florence Agri Supply

on Tuesday, 20 August 2019. Posted in News, Local News, Sports

Driver Gase to visit Florence Agri Supply

Nascar driver Joey Gase, full-time driver of the No. 35 Toyota Supra for MBM Motorsports, will be making an in-store appearance for a meet and greet at Agri Supply in Florence on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 12-3 p.m.

The store is located at at 1918 East Palmetto Street.

Gase’s appearance will coincide with Agri Supply’s Customer Appreciation Day, an event that will include an autograph session, his racecar that he will be running at Darlington Raceway, along with a ticket raffle for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200.

Darlington Raceway is set to host the official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR. In 2019, year five of its award-winning Throwback Weekend, Darlington Raceway will celebrate the 1990-1994 era where they will honor specific moments and heroes from that era’s storied history. Gase appeared on NASCAR Race Hub on Tuesday, Aug. 20 to unveil his throwback scheme for Darlington.

Agri Supply is a proud sponsor of Gase. Store officials said they are excited to welcome him back to Darlington and have him part of the Customer Appreciation Day event. “Some of our top vendors will be on site passing out giveaway items and doing product demonstrations.”

Food will be provided by Red Bone Alley. There will also be a storewide raffle for customers to enter for a chance to win multiple Carolina Cooker items, including a 60,000 BTU BBQ cooker.

Gase will also serve as Grand Marshall for the 2019 Darlington Car Hauler Parade. He will appear on the RaceFest stage at 5:30 p.m. for a Q&A session with Dan E. Lockemy. Agri Supply is sponsoring the event for the first time this year. The haulers will pull out of Florence Center at 7pm to Darlington Raceway.

Aside from his busy racing schedule, Gase finds time to support numerous charities and non-profit organizations, such as Sharing Hope.

Gase has a personal connection that links his desire to help those in need. When Joey was 18 he tragically lost his mother, Mary, to a sudden brain aneurysm. Gase developed a desire and passion for educating others on the need of organ, tissue, and eye donation and honoring all of those affected by it.

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