CHAMPCAR/CART: Texas transporter parade set

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (April 16, 2001) - Fans can get up-close-and-personal with the Champ cars of CART FedEx Championship Series Champion Gil de Ferran, Adrian Fernandez, Michael Andretti, Dario Franchitti and others at the Transporter Parade, ...

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (April 16, 2001) - Fans can get up-close-and-personal with the Champ cars of CART FedEx Championship Series Champion Gil de Ferran, Adrian Fernandez, Michael Andretti, Dario Franchitti and others at the Transporter Parade, Wednesday, April 25, from 7:00-11:00 a.m. at Cowboys Arlington.

The haulers of the teams competing in the Firestone Firehawk 600, presented by Pioneer, will display the race cars for fans all morning in the parking lot of Cowboys Arlington and then load up for the 11:00 a.m. parade start to the speedway. In addition to the team CART team haulers, the rigs of the Dayton Indy Lights Series, engine manufacturers and others will participate in the parade. It is anticipated that as many as 75 transporters, led by official speedway pace cars, will make the journey to the speedway that morning.

There will be prizes and special giveaways during the Transporter Parade event. Winners of the speedway's CART FANatics contest will each randomly select the driver they'll be paired with for the April 29 race. In addition, the CART FANatics winners will participate in the Transporter Parade by riding along in the hauler of their selected CART driver.

Race tickets for the Firestone Firehawk 600, presented by Pioneer, are available by calling (817) 215-8500, online at www.texasmotorspeedway.com and at Ticketmaster outlets.

-TMS

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Gil de Ferran , Michael Andretti , Adrian Fernandez , Dario Franchitti