Mid-Ohio hold fan appreication

DUBLIN, Ohio (June 1, 2001) - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, located in Lexington, Ohio, hosts its second annual Fan Appreciation Weekend during the ConAgra Foods U.S. Road Racing Classic, June 8-10. During this season opening event, spectators can...

DUBLIN, Ohio (June 1, 2001) - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, located in Lexington, Ohio, hosts its second annual Fan Appreciation Weekend during the ConAgra Foods U.S. Road Racing Classic, June 8-10.

During this season opening event, spectators can enter to win a Pepsi Race Fan Survival Kit, chance to wave the green flag to start one of the weekend's races, trackside VIP lunch, pace car rides or a seat in the announcer's booth overlooking the notorious "esses." All fans are invited to participate in a Grand-Am driver fan forum and autograph session on Saturday, June 9.

"It is the first race of our busiest season in 40 years of racing at the track, and we want to create the best atmosphere possible for the fans to kick off an exciting race season," Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course President Michelle Trueman Gajoch said. "Race fans will have the opportunity to win a once in a lifetime race experience at the ConAgra Foods U.S. Road Racing Classic."

The racing action is sanctioned by the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series featuring SportsRacing Prototype, SportsRacing Prototype II, GTS, GT and American GT classes. Additionally, on the racing schedule are Grand-Am Cup, U.S. F2000, SCCA Pro Spec Racer Series and the American City Racing League.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was built with the premise to showcase the finest in American sports car racing. The ConAgra Foods U.S. Road Racing Classic will retrace these roots. The weekend features an array of sports car action including exotic, open-cockpit prototypes, Corvettes, Ferraris, Porsches, Vipers, and "muscle cars" like Camaros and Mustangs.

Call 1-800-MID-OHIO or visit www.midohio.com for event or ticket information. Race fans can save up to 20 percent on select event tickets by ordering in advance of the event.

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