Jason Leffler to meet fans in Knoxville

Jason Leffler to sign autographs at National Sprint Car Museum KNOXVILLE, IOWA (July 21, 2003) - Former United States Auto Club (USAC) open-wheel race car driver Jason Leffler has agreed to meet and greet fans at the 43rd annual Ford Dealers...

Jason Leffler to sign autographs at National Sprint Car Museum

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (July 21, 2003) - Former United States Auto Club (USAC) open-wheel race car driver Jason Leffler has agreed to meet and greet fans at the 43rd annual Ford Dealers of Iowa Knoxville Nationals, presented by Visit Australia. The current NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series racer and winner, formerly of Long Beach, Calif., will sign autographs in front of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum on Wednesday, August 13, from 1 until 3 p.m.

According to museum director Tom Schmeh, "We are very thankful to museum board member Jack Housby of Des Moines for lining up Jason's public appearance here at the Nationals. The former USAC Midget and Silver Crown champion joins a long list of NASCAR stock car drivers that have come to the Knoxville Sprint Car National Championships to meet our fans, including Richard Petty, Bill Elliott, Bobby Hamilton, Rich Bickle, former Nationals competitor Jeff Gordon and Nationals winner Dave Blaney. Dirt track aces Tony Stewart and Kenny Schrader have also been regulars at Knoxville over the years!"

The August 13-16 Ford Dealers of Iowa Knoxville Nationals, presented by Visit Australia, also features Wirtgen America and Factory Motor Parts as associate sponsors. Good reserved seat tickets are still available for all four nights in both the front- and back-stretch grandstands by calling the Knoxville Raceway ticket office at 641-842-5431. Tickets for the museum's second floor viewing area are also available by calling the museum, located on the half-mile dirt oval's second turn, at 641-842-6176.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Bill Elliott , Jeff Gordon , Bobby Hamilton , Tony Stewart , Jason Leffler , Richard Petty