World Racing Group and Racing Electronics Announce “Scanner Up” Program
Unprecedented move in dirt track racing will allow fans more at-track options on race day
CONCORD, N.C. – Feb. 5, 2016 – World Racing Group will expand its partnership with Racing Electronics in 2016 to bring fans even closer to the racing action at World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, World of Outlaws Late Model Series and Super DIRTcar Series events.
Starting at the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla., fans will be able to listen directly to driver receiver communication, race control and the announcers for all three series, Johnny Gibson, Shane Andrews, Matt Prieur and Rick Eshelman.
Fans will be able to purchase Racing Electronics scanner and headphone packages at World of Outlaws and Super DIRTcar Series events by visiting the series merchandise trailers as well as Racing Electronics’ trackside vendors at select events. For those interested in purchasing new scanner and headphone packages online, visit www.RacingElectronics.com and use the promotional code “ILoveDirtRacing” at checkout to receive a discount.
“Racing Electronics has been an outstanding partner over the years,” said Tom Deery, World Racing Group’s chief operations officer. “By offering the “Scanner Up” program at our races, it will allow fans of all ages the opportunity to experience events from all sides – the on-track action, the race play-by-play and the behind-the-scenes race control. It is a fantastic addition to our events. We are excited to launch it at DIRTcar Nationals.”
Racing Electronics offers a variety of scanner and headphone packages for all price ranges. The “Scanner Up” program can be utilized on all Racing Electronics scanners. To accompany the scanners, Racing Electronics also offers noise reducing headphones that allow fans to tune into broadcasts while still being able to experience the action on the track.
“Racing Electronics is extremely proud of our long-term partnership with WRG and look forward to many more years to come,” said Kevin Hughes, Director of Motorsports Communications Services at Racing Electronics. “We are always looking at opportunities to better engage the fan and the opportunity to provide this new service will greatly enhance their at-track experience.”
Racing Electronics was founded in 1988 and has a long standing relationship as a proud sponsor of the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar. Through their partnership, the World of Outlaws and Super DIRTcar Series have been able to bring some of the best dirt racing in the world to fan’s local home tracks.
About Racing Electronics (A FanVision Company)
Racing Electronics is the number one supplier of race communications worldwide. Founded in 1988, the company services and sells the finest communications equipment to sanctioning bodies, race tracks, professional and amateur racers, and race fans. Racing Electronics is headquartered in Concord, North Carolina with manufacturing facilities on site. The company is a proud full-line Motorola dealer, and manufactures and sells its own line of headsets, wiring products, race scanners, headphones and accessories. For more information about Racing Electronics, visit www.racingelectronics.com.
About FanVision Entertainment
FanVision Entertainment, LLC is the leader in fan technology and in-venue digital content delivery. The company develops innovative solutions to enrich the in-stadium experience by producing and wirelessly delivering audio, video, stats, and sponsorship content to screens of all sizes. FanVision was founded in 2010 and is a property of RSE Ventures, a multi-national sports and entertainment venture firm. For more information about FanVision, visit www.fanvisionentertainment.com.
About World Racing Group
World Racing Group, Inc., a sports entertainment company, is a world leader in the sanctioning and promotion of dirt track auto racing. WRG, based in Concord, N.C., owns and operates the three highest profile national touring series for dirt track racing in the United States: The World of Outlaws® Sprint Car Series; The World of Outlaws Late Model Series(SM); and The Super DIRTcar Series™ Big-Block Modified Series. World Racing Group sanctions more than 4,900 local and regional dirt track racing events in the United States and Canada at 126 tracks each year under the DIRTcar™ Racing brand. WRG also offers live streaming of its events to fans around the World on www.DIRTVision.com. To learn more about World Racing Group, visit WorldRacingGroup.com.