NASCAR driver - Patrick Carpentier - to appear at SUBWAY(R) restaurant on July 31, 2008

    Patrick will serve up one of his favourite Subway(R) subs!

    MONTREAL, July 28 /CNW/ - Montreal's own Patrick Carpentier is in town
this week in preparation for the NASCAR race on August 1 & 2, 2008. Patrick
will make a pit stop at the SUBWAY(R) Restaurant at 2544 Ontario St. E., in
downtown Montreal to assemble his favourite sub, and meet fans between
10:30 am and 11:30 am.
    The "meet and greet" session will feature Patrick Carpentier assembling
the first SUBWAY(R) sub of the day made his way - tuna on whole wheat with
mayo and lots of jalapeno peppers. Carpentier will be available for
approximately one hour to meet fans.
    "I am so excited to be back in Montreal and race in front of my hometown
crowd. It's great to have SUBWAY(R) restaurants sponsor my car this year and
we certainly appreciate their support in such an important race for our team
and our province" stated Patrick Carpentier. "I look forward to meeting the
fans at the SUBWAY(R) store on Thursday" concluded Carpentier.
    In 2007, Patrick Carpentier turned heads by qualifying on the pole for
his first ever NASCAR race. The first NASCAR Nationwide Series event at
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. He went on to lead 14 laps of the event
and finish an extremely impressive second in that race.
    Patrick Carpentier will be driving at NASCAR this weekend in the No. 9
SUBWAY(R) Dodge show car. The SUBWAY(R) Restaurant chain is a primary sponsor
of the No. 9 Dodge driven by Patrick Carpentier at the NAPA Auto Parts 200
presented by Dodge NASCAR Nationwide Series.

    About SUBWAY(R) Restaurants:

    The SUBWAY(R) restaurant chain is the world's largest submarine sandwich
franchise, with more than 29,546 locations in 87 countries, including over
2,200 locations in Canada. In 2002, the SUBWAY(R) chain surpassed McDonald's
in the number of restaurants open in the United States and Canada.
    Headquartered in Milford, Conn., the SUBWAY(R) restaurant chain was
cofounded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. That partnership marked
the beginning of a remarkable journey - one that made it possible for
thousands of individuals to build and succeed in their own business. The
SUBWAY(R) chain was named the number one franchise opportunity in all
categories by Entrepreneur magazine in its Annual Franchise 500 ranking for
2005 - for the 14th time in 18 years!
    For more information about the SUBWAY(R) restaurant chain, visit

For further information:

For further information: Dina Vieira, National Communications Manager,
SUBWAY (Subway Franchisee Advertising Trust Fund), Telephone: (416) 702-6124,

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