CHAMPCAR/CART: UNLV basketball players to start Vegas GP

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 ...

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.

-credit: vgp

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