Paul Newman Added to Senior Event at the Glen

PAUL NEWMAN ADDED TO SCRA DEBUT AT THE GLEN Watkins Glen, NY ( June 14, 1999 ) - Officials from the Senior's Championship Racing Association (SCRA) and Watkins Glen International announced today that Paul Newman has entered the SCRA's debut...

PAUL NEWMAN ADDED TO SCRA DEBUT AT THE GLEN

Watkins Glen, NY ( June 14, 1999 ) - Officials from the Senior's Championship Racing Association (SCRA) and Watkins Glen International announced today that Paul Newman has entered the SCRA's debut race at Watkins Glen, Saturday, June 26, 1999. The SCRA race now features a blockbuster line-up of the world's most famous racing celebrities. The16 drivers participating include Sir Jack Brabham, Al Unser, Sr., Rodger Ward, Gordon Johncock, Bobby Allison, Paul Newman, Bruce Jenner, Perry King, Lloyd Ruby, Jerry Grant, Milt Minter, George Follmer, Augie Pabst, Gene Felton, Bob Akin, and Anatoly Arutunoff. Drivers and celebrities from the SCRA race will be signing autographs for fans on Saturday, June 26th at 10:30 a.m. "Watkins Glen is thrilled to have such a great lineup for the SCRA's debut," said track president Bryan R. Sperber. "It's going to be wonderful to see some of racing's legendary names taking part in one of our biggest entertainment weekends." The Senior Championship Racing Association features retired drivers that have won Formula One, CART, NASCAR, IMSA or FIA sanctioned international events. They will be driving identically-prepared, competition-certified Ford Mustangs in the 30 minute race, scheduled to start immediately following the Bully Hill Vineyards 150. Fans purchasing a weekend general admission ticket for June 25-27, will now be treated to the Lysol 200 NASCAR Busch Series race, the Bully Hill Vineyards 150 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event, the SCRA's debut, and two major concerts featuring Blessid Union of Souls and Edwin McCain, all for only $50.00. Weekend and daily admission tickets are now available. For ticket, camping, or additional information contact the Watkins Glen ticket office at 607-535-2481 or log on to the official Watkins Glen web site at www.theglen.com .

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Drivers Gene Felton , George Follmer , Paul Newman , Bobby Allison , Lloyd Ruby , Gordon Johncock , Rodger Ward , Bob Akin , Bruce Jenner , Al Unser