Sergeant Michael B. Webb
Kentucky State Police
Public Affairs Branch
Office (502) 782-1780
NASCAR® Nextel Cup Series Race Drivers Meet With Kentucky Students
Date of News Release: 9/22/2004
(SPARTA, KY) - NASCAR® Nextel Cup Series drivers Kasey Kahne (left front), Rusty Wallace (center front) and Jeremy Mayfield (right front) met with high school students from throughout the state today at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta to discuss the role of seat belts in highway safety. The students are attending the Kentucky State Police Drive To Stay Alive program, a five-day training course designed to make them aware of the most common factors leading to fatal crashes. After completing the program, the students will return to their schools and spread the safe driving message to their fellow students.