DAYTONA BEACH , Fla. (Feb. 3, 2009) -- The  ARCA RE/MAX Series garage area at historic Daytona International Speedway will open to race fans that have purchased both an event ticket and Sprint FANZONE/Pre-Race access on Saturday, February 7th from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Several ARCA RE/MAX Series drivers will be at their race team transporters to sign autographs offering race fans an opportunity to meet the stars of the ARCA RE/MAX Series just hours before the start of the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 season-opening event.

Drivers expected to participate in the autograph session include nine-time ARCA RE/MAX Series champion Frank Kimmel, Eddie Sharp Racing’s Justin Lofton, 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series Rookie of the Year Matt Carter and Indiantown, Florida’s Patrick Sheltra among others.

Race fans with both an event ticket and a Sprint FANZONE/Pre-Race access can enter the ARCA RE/MAX Series Garage area through Gate 503 on the South side of the Sprint FANZONE. Alcohol will not be permitted in the garage area.

To purchase tickets to the Budweiser Shootout and Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 as well as Sprint FANZONE/Pre-Race access, call 1-800-PITSHOP or go online at

The Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 serves as a prelude to the same-day NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Shootout and will be aired live on SPEED beginning at 4 p.m. Eastern .