Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Richard Petty will appear in the flesh and in wax in Las Vegas Motor Speedway's Neon Garage.

Earnhardt Jr. and Petty, the seven-time NASCAR champion, will unveil their wax figures at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 9. The two figures will remain in the Neon Garage throughout the weekend. Once the NASCAR Weekend is completed, the two figures will go to their home at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. The figures will join those of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt and four-time champ Jeff Gordon in Madame Tussauds SPEED attraction.

"We are honored to be a part of this unveiling," said LVMS general manager Chris Powell. "Madame Tussauds is known throughout the world as a top entertainment attraction. I know this will be an exciting element for the Neon Garage to have one of NASCAR's most historic figures and its most popular driver take part in this exciting event."

"The new Neon Garage at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be a tremendous addition to the auto racing experience at the track.  We are very excited to be a part of the grand opening and to have Dale Jr. and Richard Petty participate in the unveiling of their life-sized wax figures," said Adrian Jones, general manager of Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.

Tickets for the March 9-11 NASCAR Weekend are available by calling 1-800-644-4444 or by online at www.lvms.com.

Madame Tussauds will be open throughout the racing weekend. For attraction hours and pricing, call 702-862-7800 or visit online at www.mtvegas.com.