CHAMPCAR/CART: Vasser joins lineup for Portland Town Meeting

INDIANAPOLIS (February 19, 2003) - Champ Car has confirmed that 1996 series champion Jimmy Vasser will join President and CEO Christopher R. Pook along with some of the most influential and established personalities in open-wheel racing when it ...

INDIANAPOLIS (February 19, 2003) - Champ Car has confirmed that 1996 series champion Jimmy Vasser will join President and CEO Christopher R. Pook along with some of the most influential and established personalities in open-wheel racing when it hosts the 2003 Champ Car Town Meeting: Portland on Wednesday, February 26th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Since ticket reservations for the Town Meeting in the Pacific Northwest became available online Monday, the media and fan response has been overwhelming as more than 400 confirmations have been received in just two days for the event at the Doubletree Columbia River at Jantzen Beach.

A limited number of tickets are available and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis through Champ Car's official web site, www.champcarworldseries.com.

For more information on the Town Meeting contact Kathi Reichert at Champ Car communications at (317) 715-4167, or via email at kreichert@cart.com, or Sharon Tracy at Global Events Group at (503) 821-4347, or by email at sharon@globaleventsgrouppdx.com.

Portland's 20th anniversary edition of the Champ Car Grand Prix of Portland Featuring the G.I. Joe's 200 is slated for June 20-22, 2003. Ticket information is currently available by calling (503) 821-4345. Ticket sales to the general public will kick off March 8 at all G. I. Joe's and Ticketmaster outlets, as well as by phone through Ticketmaster at (503) 224-4400, and online at www.ticketmaster.com.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Jimmy Vasser