CHAMPCAR/CART: Cleveland New Fan Features Added

CLEVELAND (June 22, 2000) -- The 19th Annual Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar has a number of exciting new features this year. The highlights for race fans include Club Seats in Turn One, the Labatt Lounge featuring live...

CLEVELAND (June 22, 2000) -- The 19th Annual Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar has a number of exciting new features this year. The highlights for race fans include Club Seats in Turn One, the Labatt Lounge featuring live music, and Friday's traditional Free Prix Day Sponsored by Miracle Whip.

"We are very excited about this year's race, everyone has worked extremely hard to put together a venue that the racing and Cleveland communities can be proud of," said Denny Young, Vice President of IMG Motorsports.

The new Club Seats will be located directly in front of the action-packed Turn One. Amenities included are elevated aluminum seats with backrests, covered seating, closed-circuit television feed, a private concession area with an upscale menu, and access to the pit and paddock areas.

The Labatt Lounge is another inaugural feature of the Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar. Located just inside Marconi Gate B on the east end of the track, the Labatt Lounge will offer food and drink, live music and games. Additionally, WMMS-FM and WTAM-AM will broadcast live from the Labatt Lounge. Six different bands are scheduled to play in the Labatt Lounge at various times on Saturday and Sunday.

Sponsored by Miracle Whip, general admission to the Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar is free on Friday, June 30. Similarly, on Saturday, July 1, free general admission tickets will be offered to each person who provides the label from a 32oz. jar of Miracle Whip at the gate.

The 19th Annual Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by Firstar is scheduled for June 30-July 2. To order tickets, call 1-800-498-RACE or (216) 781-3500. Tickets can also be purchased at all Tickets.com locations, select Tops Supermarkets, and www.tickets.com. Any one interested in being a part of the race as a volunteer should contact Race Event Volunteers (REV's) at 216-781-3600 (press 6). Visit www.imgmotorsports.com for further event and ticket information.

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