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February 15, 2008 10:24 AM

And Introducing…DJ Jarrott Kirby

Roush Fenway Racing’s Fan of the Year Creates Playlist for Fellow Fans

CONCORD, N.C. (February 15, 2008) – In December of last year, Roush Fenway Racing’s fans voted on who would be the first-ever Fan of the Year.  The winner by a landslide, with over 100,000 votes, was Jarrott Kirby from Marshall, TX.  So what was Kirby’s first official duty as Roush Fenway Racing’s Fan of the Year?  Create an Apple iTunes iMix to get his fellow fans charged up for the 2008 season, of course!

“It is important to us that Jarrott be involved in creating content for his fellow Roush Fenway Racing fans, says director of internet marketing, Amy Rowell.  “Our iMixes have become a popular feature on our website so we thought it would be a great idea for him to create one too.  And I have to say, it’s a good one!”

I just can’t say enough how lucky we are to have Jarrott as our very first Fan of the Year.  He’s just a great guy and we can’t wait to have him here with us for the Coca-Cola 600 weekend.”

Click here to purchase and download the playlist from iTunes.  You can also search for the iMix in the Music section of iTunes by clicking on “iMix” and typing “Roush Fenway” into the search window.

Below are Jarrott’s selections along with some of his comments:

“The Distance” by Cake: “Because all of the Roush Fenway drivers will go the distance this season!”

“Hot Rod Lincoln” by Asleep at the Wheel

“Jerry Was a Race Car Driver” by Primus

“The Pretender” by Foo Fighters:  “This is just a great song to get you going.”

“Bodies” by Drowning Pool

“Machinehead” by Bush:  “Again, it's just a good song to get you pumped up.”

“Rockstar” by Nickleback:  “Because we all do want to be rock stars!”

“Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen:  “That's what the Roush Fenway drivers will be saying as they pass the field!”

“Mercury Blues” by Alan Jackson

“Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd:  “You can always use some Skynyrd.”

The current playlist will be available until February 12, 2009.  Click here to purchase and download the playlist from iTunes.

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