IRL: State Fair of Texas is ready to race

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Sept. 29, 2000) - More than two million people will enjoy the State Fair of Texas which begins today, and Texas Motor Speedway is making a trip to the fair even better for race fans. With the help of the speedway's promotional...

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Sept. 29, 2000) - More than two million people will enjoy the State Fair of Texas which begins today, and Texas Motor Speedway is making a trip to the fair even better for race fans.

With the help of the speedway's promotional partners and sponsors, visitors will have opportunities to win free race tickets, VIP passes and more to Excite 500 race week activities.

Race fans can visit the following displays at the State Fair for information and free ticket opportunities for the Oct. 13 O'Reilly 400 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race and the Oct. 15 Excite 500 Indy Racing Northern Light Series event.

* Chevrolet Racing Display - See an official NASCAR Monte Carlo Pace Car used in the DIRECTV 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway, a Winston Cup car driven by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., register to win race tickets, and pick up free Dallas Morning News Pole Day tickets. Appearances throughout the day by Sparky, the Texas Motor Speedway mascot, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, and Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 5-8.

* 96.3 KSCS-FM - Dallas Morning News Pole Day tickets, contests for VIP race passes, Sparky appearances and live radio remotes.

* 820 WBAP-AM - Dallas Morning News Pole Day tickets, register to win for race tickets, pick up a free prize from Texas Motor Speedway and WBAP (while supplies last), Sparky appearances and live radio remotes.

Tickets to the O'Reilly 400 and Excite 500 are available by calling the Texas Motor Speedway ticket office at (817) 215-8500, online at www.texasmotorspeedway.com, or at any Ticketmaster outlet.

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Series IndyCar , NASCAR Truck
Drivers Dale Earnhardt