THOMAS KINKADE PAINTS TRIBUTE TO TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY

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The Thomas Kinkade Company (TKC) today announced the release of Thomas Kinkade’s newest image entitled, “This is Talladega”.  The image is one of the artist’s most exciting sports paintings to date.  The rumble and roar of the cars is almost heard as they cross the finish line in this depiction of Talladega.  Thomas Kinkade portrays the “Dominator” of Talladega, Dale Earnhardt, the famed No. 3 car, as taking the checkered flag to win the race.
Thomas Kinkade’s brother, Patrick Kinkade, will be at Saturday’s press conference at Talladega Superspeedway® as a representative for TKC to answer questions and talk about this exceptional painting. “For fans of Dale Earnhardt and Talladega Superspeedway®, this image will bring you back to the days of the ‘Dominator’ at Talladega…what a thrilling time,” noted Patrick Kinkade. “But fans of any motorsport will enjoy this masterpiece – the speed and excitement depicted on this canvas truly embodies the core rush felt by those who follow the spectacle of auto racing,” he added.

Thom painted this image to make the viewer feel the thrill of the finish.  Race fans will also notice the artist has blended the past with present, making it a timeless part of each fan’s favorite memory of the track.

During race weekend, Oct 21st through 23rd, The Thomas Kinkade Company and the local Thomas Kinkade Gallery of Birmingham will be onsite at Talladega Superspeedway® selling a variety of products showcasing this image.   

About the Talladega Superspeedway®
Race fans that want to experience true southern hospitality combined with the most competitive racing in NASCAR should call the Talladega Superspeedway Ticket Office today at 1-877-Go2-DEGA.  Guests that purchase their tickets in advance have the opportunity to save over those who purchase during race week.  Tickets are available online at www.talladegasuperspeedway.com.

About The Thomas Kinkade Company
The Thomas Kinkade Company publishes the work of Thomas Kinkade and distributes his art and related collectibles through a global network of independently owned galleries, an extensive network of branded and licensed dealers, and strategic marketing relationships. Mr. Kinkade, known as the "Painter of Light™," is the most successful and most collected living artist in U.S. history. For more information visit www.thomaskinkade.com.

About NASCAR
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for one of North America's premier sports. NASCAR races are broadcast in more than 150 countries and in 20 languages. In the U.S., races are broadcast on FOX, TNT, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, SPEED and SIRIUS/XM Satellite Radio. NASCAR fans are among the most brand loyal in all of sports, and as a result more Fortune 100 companies participate in NASCAR than any other sport. NASCAR consists of three national series (the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series), four regional series, and one local grassroots series, as well as two international series. Also part of NASCAR is GRAND-AM Road Racing, known for its competition on road courses with multiple classes of cars. NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races at 100 tracks in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., NASCAR has offices in eight cities across North America. The next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the 43rd annual Talladega 500 at Talladega Superspeedway will air Oct. 23rd at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN. For more information and a complete schedule, visit www.nascar.com. Follow NASCAR on www.facebook.com/NASCAR or on Twitter: @NASCAR.

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