“Sunglasses at Night”; Tom Hessert Racing under the Lights at DuQuoin with Detour Sunglasses

Venturini Motorsports

Concord, North Carolina (September 1, 2016) – 80’s Pop singer Cory Hart sang about it in his (totally awesome) 1984 hit song, “Sunglasses at Night”; now Tom Hessert will wear his Detour Sunglasses at night under the lights in Sunday’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards – General Tire GRABBER 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.

Detour SunglassesDetour Sunglasses, a proud partner of Venturini Motorsports (VMS), will celebrate Labor Day weekend’s unofficial end of summer party with primary sponsorship of Tom Hessert’s No.25 Detour Sunglasses Toyota on DuQuoin’s dirt mile.

Outfitting VMS drivers and crew members since 2013, Detour will extend a 25% discount on all online sunglasses and apparel orders between today and September 21, 2016. Simply visit Detour online at www.DetourSunglasses.com and use discount code VMS25 to receive your instant savings.

Detour Sunglasses, based in Chicago, Illinois, was founded in 2012 with the philosophy that sunglasses shouldn’t be so expensive that you’re afraid to wear them due to the fear that you might break or lose them. Detour wanted to make shades that you’re stoked on that won’t destroy your bank account. So take your Detours skateboarding, racing, biking, and surfing or wherever your little heart desires and put them to use! At Detour we believe life is too short to follow the path you’re told to follow. Make your own path, do what makes you happy, don’t be afraid to follow your dreams and just enjoy life. Every once in a while take a detour! “At the end of the day we’re all just kids chasing our dreams!” – Detour

For more information about Detour visit them on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/DetourSunglasses, Instagram at www.Instagram.com/DetourSunglasses or Twitter @DetourSunglass.

Raceday Schedule
Practice for the September 4 General Tire Grabber 100 is scheduled from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. with Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell following at 5:30 p.m. The 63rd General Tire GRABBER 100 will be run under the lights at 8:00 p.m. All times central, local time.

Media Coverage
The race will be tape-delayed on the American Sports Network. It will be broadcasted on Wednesday, September 21st at 7:00pm ET.

The race will feature live timing and scoring and live chat for all on-track activity at ARCAracing.com, as well as live flag-to-flag audio race coverage.

Venturini Motorsports (VMS), fielding cars for over 30-years in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is one of the premier NASCAR driver development programs in the country. Multiple team championships and consistent on-track success, VMS has evolved into one of the most recognizable names in motorsports. Since 2007, VMS has assisted in the career development of notable NASCAR drivers such as Joey Logano, Erik Jones, William Byron, Justin Allgaier, Alex Bowman, Brian Scott, Ryan Blaney, Brennan Poole, Daniel Suarez, Brandon Jones and John Wes Townley. Over the years the Venturini name has become synonymous with modern-day racing in America. In 2012, the Venturini family was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame and now find themselves enshrined with such sports icons as Joe DiMaggio, Mario Andretti, Vince Lombardi, Tommy Lasorda and Rocky Marciano.