UNLV basketball players to officially start Vegas Grand Prix race
LAS VEGAS (April 7, 2007) -- University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) basketball's star players, who led the team to a place among the Sweet 16 in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, are announcing the official start of this Sunday's Vegas Grand Prix race.
Starting the race are: forward Gaston Essengue, center Joel Anthony, forward Joe Darger, point guard Wink Adams and point guard Marcus Lawrence.
The season-opening race for the Champ Car World Series begins at 1 p.m on Sunday, April 8. The players will also be a part of the pre-race parade.