This is the perfect time to give you an update on the Gillette 500. As the proud team captain for these guys it is with happy-happy-joy-joy that I tell you that Team Denny & Kasey are currently ranked first in The Great American Shave! With 28 days left in the race you can still join the team and submit a shave everyday, plus a chance to win a hometown visit from one of the Young Guns.

**Gillette 500 – Don’t forget to join Team Denny / Kasey!**

In other news…

Kasey Kahne spent some time with Richmond International Raceway President Doug Fritz and SPEED TV’s Hermie Sadler in a special paintball event on Wednesday.


Kasey Kahne swapped his driver's suit and helmet Wednesday for a blue camouflage jersey, protective face mask and a high-tech paintball gun and joined SPEED TV's Hermie Sadler, Richmond International Raceway President Doug Fritz and fans in a paintball battle for charity. (Credit: Geoff Burke/Harrelson Photography)

Kasey Kahne swapped his driver’s suit and helmet Wednesday for a blue camouflage jersey, protective face mask and a high-tech paintball gun and joined SPEED TV’s Hermie Sadler, Richmond International Raceway President Doug Fritz and fans in a paintball battle for charity. (Credit: Geoff Burke/Harrelson Photography)

SPEED TV's Hermie Sadler runs through the field while playing paintball for charity at an event hosted by Richmond International Raceway on Wednesday. (Credit: Geoff Burke/Harrelson Photography)

SPEED TV’s Hermie Sadler runs through the field while playing paintball for charity at an event hosted by Richmond International Raceway on Wednesday. (Credit: Geoff Burke/Harrelson Photography)

Showtime Southern 500 logo– Showtime Networks Inc. announced today that they will be the title sponsor of the May NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway. The SHOWTIME Southern 500® takes place on Saturday, May 8 in Darlington, SC.

I always love a contest and as a part of their sponsorship Showtime has put together a very cool sweepstakes you should enter, like, right now:

As part of the title sponsorship, Showtime has activated a range of marketing and promotional initiatives including a robust presence on the grounds at Darlington Raceway for the Mother’s Day weekend event and the launch of the SHOWTIME Southern 500 Experience Sweepstakes.

The sweepstakes Grand Prize is a VIP trip for two to the SHOWTIME Southern 500 with round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations, VIP access at Darlington Raceway, two Hot Passes, an opportunity to meet and greet the Inside NASCAR talent and access to the SHOWTIME infield suite.

The Grand Prize winner will also be part of the SHOWTIME Southern 500 Gatorade Victory Lane celebration and will be presented with a replica of the coveted SHOWTIME Southern 500 Trophy.

The SHOWTIME Southern 500 Experience sweepstakes launched on Tuesday, March 30 and has an entry deadline of April 23. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on the April 28 edition of Inside NASCAR.