CHAMPCAR/CART: Miller Lite 200 fan activities announced

Interactive Displays And Activities Put Fans Close To The Action During The Miller Lite 200 At Mid-Ohio DUBLIN, Ohio (August 2, 2001) - During the Miller Lite 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Aug. 9-12, fans will have the opportunity to get ...

Interactive Displays And Activities Put Fans Close To The Action During The Miller Lite 200 At Mid-Ohio

DUBLIN, Ohio (August 2, 2001) - During the Miller Lite 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Aug. 9-12, fans will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the world best open-wheel drivers.

Kicking off the festivities is the Miller Lite 200 Fan Fest at Quaker Steak & Lube in Columbus, Ohio, on Thursday, Aug. 9, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. During select times fans can meet and receive autographs from Team Rahal owner Bobby Rahal, Miller Lite driver Max Papis, Kenny Brack, Bryan Herta and others. This is also the last time Miller Lite 200 tickets will be offered at a discounted price. QFM96 (96.3 - Columbus) will provide a live radio remote during the festivities.

At the track, the interactive Miller Lite Racing Garage will be open throughout the weekend beginning on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 12:00 noon and ending Sunday at 12:00 noon. Radio station Y105 (105.3 - Mansfield) will provide a live radio remote on Thursday, Aug. 9, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The garage will include completely interactive video games as well as life size Miller Lite sponsored race cars.

The 2nd Annual Fan Forum will take place on Friday, Aug. 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Championship Row. The forum will include a fan-based question-and-answer session with several prominent personalities of the CART FedEx Championship Series.

The All-CART Driver Autograph Session will take place on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the team motor home hospitality area.

Other activities include the CART Winners Circle Fan Club (WCFC) meeting at the Honda Picnic Pavilion on Saturday, Aug. 11, at 5:15 p.m. Membership is required for the WCFC meeting, but fans can sign up for membership at the CART merchandise trailer throughout the weekend. Also, during pre-race ceremonies on Sunday, Aug. 12, Miller Brewing Company will honor past champions of the Miller Lite 200 including Helio Castroneves, Michael Andretti, Adrian Fernandez, Alex Zanardi and Bobby Rahal.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is a 2.258-mile, 13-turn permanent road course located in Lexington, Ohio. This year marks the 20th CART FedEx Championship Series race during Mid-Ohio's 40th Year of Racing. For tickets to the Miller Lite 200 call 1-800-MID-OHIO or visit our web site at www.midohio.com.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Michael Andretti , Max Papis , Adrian Fernandez , Bobby Rahal , Alex Zanardi , Bryan Herta , Kenny Brack