IRL: MCI WorldCom Teams Up With Texas Motor Speedway IRL Event

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (April 29, 1999) - MCI WorldCom will be the "presenting sponsor" for the June 12 Longhorn 500 Pep Boys Indy Racing League event at Texas Motor Speedway. The sponsorship is a one race deal. "MCI WorldCom is thrilled to be the...

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (April 29, 1999) - MCI WorldCom will be the "presenting sponsor" for the June 12 Longhorn 500 Pep Boys Indy Racing League event at Texas Motor Speedway. The sponsorship is a one race deal.

"MCI WorldCom is thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of the Longhorn 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway," said Andy Deas, director of MCI WorldCom Sports Marketing. "We look forward to working with Texas Motor Speedway and the Pep Boys Indy Racing League in bringing race fans a quality racing event."

"We’re pleased to be working with a MCI WorldCom," said speedway general manager Eddie Gossage. "This particular deal is for one race, but we are always looking for good long-term marketing partners. Certainly, MCI WorldCom is the caliber of company we look for."

The Saturday night, June 12, Longhorn 500 Presented by MCI WorldCom will be paired with the Friday night, June 11, Pronto Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race. Both races will start at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased through the Texas Motor Speedway ticket office at (817) 215-8500, by contacting local TicketMaster outlets, or going online to www.texasmotorspeedway.com.

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