UNIQUE PROMOTION ALLOWS ATTENDEES AT VMP'S NHRA NATIONALS JUNE 1- 4 TO SEE RIR'S JUNE 17 "USAC CHAMPIONSHIP TWINS" FOR 33% DISCOUNT - $5 OFF RICHMOND, VA - Richmond International Raceway, in conjunction with officials of NHRA (National Hot Rod Association), has developed a unique promotion to welcome the first visit to RIR by the United States Auto Club for Saturday, June 17's USAC CHAMPIONSHIP TWINS True Value Silver Crown Series doubleheader and the first NHRA National event to be held at the Virginia Motorsports Park - the June 1-4 VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS NHRA NATIONALS drag racing meet. The promotion, announced by RIR president, Paul Sawyer offers a $5 discount off the $15 grandstand ticket to the June 17 Richmond International Raceway USAC CHAMPIONSHIP TWINS to anyone presenting a ticket stub from VMP's VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS NHRA NATIONALS when they purchase their USAC CHAMPIONSHIP TWINS ticket at RIR. "We've known and respected the Sawyer family for many years. The Sawyers, VMP management, and the staffs at NHRA and USAC think this promotion is tremendous for all race fans," said NHRA's Denny Darnell. In addition to the unique promotion with NHRA and VMP, Richmond International Raceway will also offer a $5 discount for the June 17 USAC CHAMPIONSHIP TWINS to all branches of the active U.S. Armed Forces (including Reserve and National Guard components) for any individual presenting their Military I.D. card at Richmond International Raceway. VISA and MasterCard charges will be accepted for both Richmond promotions, and children age 12 and under will be admitted free to the USAC CHAMPIONSHIP TWINS with the purchaser of the promotional tickets.