Press Release - 08-01-2017

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Contact:
Tiffany Portzer
Tiffany.Portzer@dmv.ny.gov 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: XFINITY SERIES DRIVER TEAMS UP WITH NEW YORK STATE FOR MEET-AND-GREET WITH FANS TO ENHANCE SEAT BELT USE

On Wednesday, August 2, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) and local traffic safety partners will sponsor a meet and greet with fans featuring Xfinity driver Ross Chastain and his No. 4 Xfinity Series racecar. The event will kick off an annual campaign that raises awareness about the importance of wearing seat belts. Chastain’s GTSC-sponsored car includes the state’s “Protect Your Melon” logo and theme. The event will be held at Watkins Glen State Park, ahead of the annual I Love New York 355 at The Glen. 

WHEN:          Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

WHERE:        Watkins Glen State Park
                        3440 State Route 419
                        Watkins Glen, NY 14891
                        Media: Please sign in at the gate house. 

WHO:             Xfinity series driver Ross Chastain, representatives from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee