The Stratosphere Creates Special Tribute to NASCAR Legend Dale Earnhardt
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower will unveil a special tribute to NASCAR hero and seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt on December 4, 2010 as it opens a special display to showcase the #1 of 10 limited edition 2010 Dale Earnhardt Hall of Fame Camaros.
This one-of-a-kind head turning Tri-Coat Candy Apple Red and Black Camaro was first seen on Dale Earnhardt Day at Dale Earnhardt, Inc. on April 29, 2010 and # 1 is the only car that is autographed by Teresa Earnhardt, Taylor Earnhardt, Kerry Earnhardt, as well as Richard Childress and Chocolate Myers.
The Dale Earnhardt showcase, to be located on the casino floor, will also include an exhibit that will display artifacts that once belonged to Dale Earnhardt including a Winston Cup Jacket, autographed champagne bottle from Dale’s Winston 500 win, Gargoyle Sunglasses, racing gloves, custom racing shoes and other unique items that will be on loan from Teresa Earnhardt for the fans to enjoy exclusively at Stratosphere through April 29, 2011. Also included in the exhibit is a special edition Gibson guitar designed by Sam Bass that features the King of Rock n’ Roll Elvis Presley and the Intimidator Dale Earnhardt and has been autographed by both Teresa Earnhardt & Priscilla Presley. This guitar was previously on display in Graceland.
The display is set to be unveiled on December 4 at 2:00 p.m. as Kerry Earnhardt eldest son of the racing legend assists the Stratosphere in opening the free exhibit to the public and is located adjacent to Roxy’s Diner on the Casino floor. There will be special announcements made by the casino executives regarding ongoing partnerships between the Stratosphere and the Dale Earnhardt Foundation.
A special room rate is available for NASCAR fans that will save them 15% off the normal prices when booking a room at Stratosphere. Rooms can be booked by calling 800-99-TOWER and using the special group code “RACEFAN” or following this link to book on StratosphereHotel.com.
It was also announced this week, that the 2nd Annual Dale Earnhardt Foundation Celebrity Poker Tournament will held on March 2, 2011 in the Stratosphere Theater of the Stars.
The Stratosphere will kick off some additional NASCAR themed events on December 1 including the Women’s Auxiliary of Motorsports, First Annual Champion’s Week Fundraiser which will be a four-day event consisting of a daily silent auction featuring autographed items from drivers including Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Danica Patrick, Ron Hornaday, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and many more. The Kyle Busch Foundation / Boys Town of Nevada Toy Drive will also begin on December 1 and will continue through December 15 in which anyone that drops off a toy will have a chance to win great prizes including a gift card from Fashion Show Mall, American Superstars Show Tickets, Stratosphere Tower admission tickets, and more. Both the silent auction and the Toy Drive will be located near the ace | PLAY rewards center and race & sports book on the casino floor.