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Young Gun Racing Sensation Chase Mattioli in Fast Company at Nashville's Maxim/Redman Party

Nashville, TN (5/8/08)-Nashville's world-famous Wild Horse Saloon roared with country thunder and NASCAR glory as host John Rich (of Big and Rich), rapper Lil' John, Jewel, Jeffrey Steele and young gun race sensation, Chase Mattioli, joined forces as MAXIM magazine and Redman/Swedish Match descended on the music city for the launch of their 12-city Roadhouse Tour, 2008.

The evening blazed with Maxim and Redman models milling about for photos with event patrons who rocked hard to the Lo Cash Cowboys live 3-hour set of high-energy country music.

The 18 year old Chase Mattioli made his ARCA RE/MAX debut in Salem, Indiana on April 13th driving his Haines and Kibblehouse / WHUR Radio Dodge to an incredible 12th place finish in a race that included veterans including Kenny Schrader, Scott Speed, Frank Kimmel 420; 3) Matt Carter 390; 4) John Wes Townley 370; 5) Tom Hessert III 360; 6) Bobby Gerhart

In Nashville , Chase joined forces with some of the entertainment industry's top celebrities and the incredible MAXIM girls. "If I die tomorrow, I'll die a happy man," Chase commented after a the MAXIM girls squeezed in for a photo with the grandson of famed Pocono Raceway owner's Dr. Joseph Jr. and Dr. Rose Mattioli.

This spring Chase, an honor student, will graduate from Scranton Preparatory High School and plans to attend Fordham University this fall. It the meantime he plans to attempt to qualify for 9 other events this season, including 4 more ARCA RE/MAX races (5.18 - Toledo, OH; 6.7 - Pocono, PA; 8.2 - Pocono, PA; 9.28 - Millville, NJ) and 5 NASCAR Camping World Series races (5.31 - South Boston, VA; 6.27, Loudon, NH; 7.19 - Harmon 295; 10) Ken Butler III 265.

For additional information contact:
Jim Della Croce, The Press Office, (615) 419-9989,
Joe Mattioli, Protech & Associates, 570-350-1900,

For more information, phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.

Media Contacts:
Tim Chandler
South Boston Speedway
Director of Media Operations
Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947



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