Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2008) - Alli Owens, a Daytona Beach native, is proud to announce that she will serve as the Co-Grand Marshal for the Inaugural Community Motorsports Parade. The event, which marks the start of Daytona Speedweeks festivities, is being held on February 2, 2008 in conjunction with the Community Motorsports Festival. NASCAR driver Mike Skinner is the other Co-Grand Marshal.
"It's a great honor to be a part of this event," said Owens. "I grew up in Daytona and Speedweeks is always an exciting time of year. Being a part of it this year is a dream come true."
Owens is entering her rookie season in the ARCA RE/MAX Series. Driving the No. 12 ElectrifyingCareers.com Chevrolet, the 19-year-old is making her first start on the famed 2.5-mile superspeedway.
"I can't think of a better way to kick off my Daytona experience," added Owens. "To be able to serve as Grand Marshal in front of my many fans and supporters is awesome."
The parade, which is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m, starts at Lincoln and Mary McLeod Blvd. runs to Beach St. to Magnolia Ave. to City Island.
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