BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - One of the biggest events on the Region 8 sports calendar is fast approaching.
The 9th annual Mark Martin Fan Appreciation Day is Saturday, May 4th at Mark Martin Ford & Museum in Batesville. This event has seen the likes of Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Darrell Waltrip, and many more stars of NASCAR come to northeast Arkansas to interact with fans.
This year's special guest is legendary driver Richard Petty. The seven-time Sprint Cup champion was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010.