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Austin Dillon zip-lines in Indy, meets Colts

June 26, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com

Austin Dillon zip-lines in Indy, meets Colts
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series No. 3 driver preps for Brickyard on July 27

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Austin Dillon visited Indianapolis on Wednesday, zip-lining at Eagle Creek Park's Go Ape facility and meeting two members of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center.

Only a month away from the 2014 Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords.com at IMS on Sunday, July 27 on ESPN, Dillon took a ride on the zip-line with fans who had tweeted why they should meet him.

Next, he was welcomed by Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee and long snapper Matt Overton and caught passes from Blue the Mascot.

Dillon ran last year's Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, starting 20th and finishing 26th. In two NASCAR Nationwide Series starts at the 2.5-mile oval, Dillon had a fifth-place finish in 2012 and a 12th-place result last season.

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