Bass Pro Shops, a primary sponsor of Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Ty Dillon in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, will feature a special paint scheme donated as tribute to the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum.
The NRA National Sporting Arms Museum is located at Bass Pro Shops national and the "Grandaddy of all outdoor stores," the original Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Springfield, Missouri. The free 7,500-square-foot museum celebrates the history of hunting, conservation and freedom. Visitors can see nearly a thousand historically significant firearms and numerous other artifacts including 16 original painting masterpieces on loan from Remington Arms Company.
Dillon will pilot the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/NRA Museum Chevy in the Food City 300 at BMS Friday, August 18.
Fun at Outdoor Days
In addition to racing action, plenty of fun options exist around and off the track as part of "Outdoor Days" at BMS. Trackside, families can visit outdoor displays and exhibits such as the exciting King of Bucks trailer, the NRA Shooting Experience and the Batbass mobile display. The whole family will enjoy participating in activities like archery, kayaking and the catch and release pond.
The Bristol Bass Pro Shops at 1 Bass Pro Drive in Bristol, Tennessee, will host Martin Truex, Jr. and Ty Dillon Thursday, August 17. The drivers will be signing autographs beginning at 7 p.m. ET. The store is also the prime spot to view the ShowCar Hauler Parade lineup which will begin at 7 p.m. ET.
For more information regarding the NASCAR Monster Energy Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Race Night visit www.basspro.com/NASCAR.
About Bass Pro Shops®
Bass Pro Shops is a leading destination retailer offering outdoor gear and apparel in an immersive setting. Founded in 1972 when avid young angler Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father's liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today 102 retail and marine centers host 120 million people annually. Bass Pro Shops also operates White River Marine Group, offering an unsurpassed collection of industry-leading boat brands, and Big Cedar Lodge, America's Premier Wilderness Resort. Under the visionary conservation leadership of Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is known as a national leader in protecting habitat and introducing families to the outdoors and has been named by Forbes as "one of America's Best Employers."