DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2008) -- Before the riders in the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series tackle the high banks of Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Oct. 18, they will first sit down with the fans for a hour-long autograph session in the Sprint FANZONE at 10 a.m.

     Around 100 riders are expected to participate in the session before they race later that day in the eight-hour race. Among the riders expected to be in attendance include AMA Hall of Famer and former Daytona 200 champion Gary Nixon (now team manager for the Pair-A-Nines team), Jay Springsteen, Jimmy Filice, Justin Filice, Doug Polen, Chris Ulrich, Brian Parriott, Nate Kern, Michael Barnes and Shawn Higbee.

     The autograph session is included in the daily admission. For tickets, contact 1-800-PITSHOP or purchase at the gate.