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Wal-Mart to Carry Checkers' Famous Fries

2005-08-09 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. today announced that Checkers/Rally's Famous Fries will be available on hundreds of Wal-Mart store shelves in early September in the brand's major markets.

Checkers Announces NASCAR Sponsorship

2005-08-05 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. today announced that it is signing on as the primary sponsor for five high-profile NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series races this season.

Checkers and Rally’s NASCAR Sweepstakes Begins, Lasts Through Summer

2005-06-21 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest double drive-thru chain and Official Burger and Drive-Thru Restaurant of NASCAR®, is offering guests the chance to win $100,000, NASCAR Race Weekend Trips, and millions of food offers.

Checkers Wins 2005 American Business Award

2005-06-08 Checkers Drive-In named Best Human Resources Organization at the 3rd Annual American Business Awards...

Checkers/Rally's Revs Up Third Year as Official Burger of Indy 500

2005-05-27 Double drive-thru chain expands brand visibility through Community Day, Carb Day Events.

Checkers/Rally’s To Sponsor NASCAR Driver Bill Lester

2005-02-28 Checkers/Rally's association with Bill Lester, an African-American driver, is in support of NASCAR’s diversity initiative.

Checkers/Rally’s Extends Motor Sports Relationship

2005-02-03 As a result of record above-industry-average comp sales, the double drive-thru chain renews Indy 500, Brickyard 400 Sponsorships.

Checkers Donates to Charley Relief Effort

2004-08-30 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants donated 20,000 burgers and buns and associated condiments to the American Red Cross’ Hurricane Charley relief effort.

Checkers Reports 1st Quarter Results; CEO Dorsch Steps Down

2003-04-29 Earnings up significantly amid same store sales declines and few new openings.

Checkers/Rally's Reinstates Building Plans Using Modular Units

2002-10-29 Kullman Industries will design and supply the modular double drive-thru buildings.