Richmond Int'l Raceway sponsor announced

JAMES RIVER GROUNDS MANAGEMENT TO SPONSOR USAC SILVER CROWN SERIES RACE AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY, JUNE 28 Richmond, VA (June 10, 2008)--Richmond International Raceway officials announced today that James River Grounds Management, ...

JAMES RIVER GROUNDS MANAGEMENT TO SPONSOR USAC SILVER CROWN SERIES RACE AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY, JUNE 28

Richmond, VA (June 10, 2008)--Richmond International Raceway officials announced today that James River Grounds Management, the leading private landscape management provider in Virginia, will have entitlement rights to the James River Grounds 100 USAC Silver Crown Series race on Saturday, June 28, at America's Premier Short Track.

The James River Grounds 100 race will feature some up and coming open-wheel drivers, as well as veterans on the circuit. USAC was the training ground for many of today's NASCAR drivers, including Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and Ryan Newman. The James River Grounds 100 will run prior to the SunTrust Indy Challenge IndyCar Series race on Saturday, June 28.

"Our partnership with Richmond International Raceway is a classic example of the relationship building that is the cornerstone of James Rivers' growth," said Maria Candler, president and CEO of James River Grounds Management. "We are proud to work with America's Premier Short Track to make the James River Grounds 100 USAC Silver Crown Series race a success. Taking our partnership to another level in 2008 is very exciting for all of us."

The James River Grounds 100 USAC Silver Crown Series race is scheduled to run on Saturday, June 28, at Richmond International Raceway, prior to the SunTrust Indy Challenge IndyCar Series race. Tickets, which include both races, are $35 (reserved) and $30 (general admission). The weekend begins Friday, June 27, with NBC12 Day, featuring practice and pole qualifying for the SunTrust Indy Challenge, James River Grounds 100 and USAC National Sprint Car Series; followed by the USAC National Sprint Car Series race. Friday's ticket also includes an autograph session with all of the IndyCar Series drivers. Friday's tickets are $15. Children 12 and under are admitted free in general admission sections both nights. Tickets are available by calling 866-455-7223 or visiting www.rir.com.

-credit: rir

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Series USAC
Drivers Ryan Newman , Kasey Kahne