Washington DC National GP tickets on sale

Washington, D.C. City Council Member Harold Brazil Accepts First Ticket to National Grand Prix of Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C., February 5, 2002 ­ During a press conference held today at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, the National...

Washington, D.C. City Council Member Harold Brazil Accepts First Ticket to National Grand Prix of Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 5, 2002 ­ During a press conference held today at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, the National Grand Prix officially kicked off ticket sales when Chris Lencheski, founder and chairman of National Grand Prix Holdings presented Harold Brazil, Washington, D.C. City Council Member and Chairman of Economic Development, the first official ticket to the July 2002 event.

Tickets for the event will officially go on sale to the public on February 6 at 10:00 a.m. Fans can call Ticketmaster at 202.432.SEAT (7328).

Ticket prices for the weekend are as follows*

FRIDAY, JULY 19
* General Admission - $20.00

SATURDAY, JULY 20
* General Admission Walkabout - $25.00
* Reserved Seating - $40.00

SUNDAY, JULY 21
* General Admission Walkabout - $35.00
* Reserved Seating Rows 1-5 - $65.00
* Reserved Seating Rows 6 & Up - $85.00

PIT / PADDOCK PASSES (Garage Area)
* $10 per day, $25 for three day pass ­ must be accompanied by a reserved or general admission ticket

SUPERPASS - $150.00
Includes reserved grandstand seating all three days and three day Pit/Paddock passes

"This wide range of ticket options will offer something for everyone ­ from the excitement and roar of engines in the Pit, to the comfort of grandstand seating," said Shawn Hackman, general manager, National Grand Prix. "This will be an ideal venue for spectators with 40,000 fixed seats and room and access for many more fans."

The National Grand Prix, which is coming to the grounds of RFK Stadium July 19-21, will feature races of four sanctioning bodies; American Le Mans (ALMS), Trans-Am, World Challenge and Star Mazda. It will be the first major auto-racing event in the D.C. metropolitan area in more than 80 years. The ALMS race will be televised live on NBC and CBS will air the Trans-Am race. The corresponding three-day festival will feature a concert, world-record breaking jump by Robbie Knievel, Lifestyle Expo and a celebrity match race.

*Event Policies

* Gates Admission: Gates Open 8 Am Friday, Saturday, And Sunday. * No Coolers Permitted * No Pets Permitted * No Glass Containers Permitted * No Umbrellas * Camping Not Available * Children: Children 2 And Under Free When Accompanied By A Ticket-Holding Adult. * Special Handicapped Viewing And Parking Areas Available. * Prices Subject To Change Without Notice. * All Ticket Prices Include Applicable Taxes. * No Refunds Or Exchanges.

* Pit Lane Access Limited To Those 18 & Older. Paddock Access Open To All Ages. Pit/Paddock Passes Holders Must Sign A Waiver On Site And Exchange Tickets For Credential On-Site.

* Postponement Policy: Races Will Be Run Rain Or Shine. In The Event Of Postponement For Any Reason, Tickets Will Be Honored Day Event Is Held. No Refunds Or Exchanges.

* Parking: No Parking Is Available On Site At RFK , A Result Of The Event Being Held In The Stadium Parking Lots. Satellite Parking Areas Are Being Established And Will Provide Shuttle Service To The Stadium Grounds.

* An Alternative To Satellite Parking Is The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metrorail. The Stadium/Armory Station Is On-Site For Your Convenience. The Orange And Blue Lines Service The Stadium/Armory Station. For More Information On The Metrorail Visit www.wmata.com

- www.Nationalgrandprix.com.

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Series ALMS , PWC , Pro Mazda , Trans-Am
Drivers Robbie Knievel