IMS Brickyard 400 news 2008-07-03

BRICKYARD LEGEND GORDON TO STAR IN LIVE INTERNET SHOW JULY 9 30-minute show streamed at www.allstate400atthebrickyard.com from Yard of Bricks INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 3, 2008 -- Four-time Allstate 400 at the Brickyard winner Jeff Gordon will...

BRICKYARD LEGEND GORDON TO STAR IN LIVE INTERNET SHOW JULY 9
30-minute show streamed at www.allstate400atthebrickyard.com from Yard of Bricks

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 3, 2008 -- Four-time Allstate 400 at the Brickyard winner Jeff Gordon will participate in a Web show broadcast live Wednesday, July 9 from the famed Yard of Bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The show will be streamed live from 1:30-2 p.m. (ET) at www.allstate400atthebrickyard.com, with noted motorsports announcer Bob Jenkins serving as host. During the show, Gordon will answer selected questions submitted in advance by fans.

Fans can submit questions at www.allstate400atthebrickyard.com/askjeff. Questions must be submitted by noon (ET) Monday, July 7.

Questions about a variety of topics are encouraged, including Gordon's NASCAR career, his four victories at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, his USAC open-wheel career, his life growing up in nearby Pittsboro, Ind., his racing idols, his hobbies and interests, and more.

"The Inaugural Race," a 47-minute highlight show of Gordon's victory in the first Allstate 400 at the Brickyard in 1994, will be streamed before and after the Web show with Gordon.

Gordon and the rest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will compete in the 15th annual Allstate 400 at the Brickyard on July 25-27 at IMS. Gordon will attempt to drive his DuPont Chevrolet to his fifth career victory, becoming only the second driver to earn five major event victories at IMS five times. Michael Schumacher won the United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis five times.

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Tickets: Tickets are on sale for the 2008 Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, scheduled for Sunday, July 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Fans can order tickets online at www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com, by calling the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area, or at the ticket office at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Parking and camping information also can be obtained through the ticket office.

Hours for phone orders and the ticket office are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday, while online orders can be made at any time General admission Race Day access is available for the first time at this event through an IMS General Admission Season Ticket. The season ticket provides gate admission for a combined six days over the two remaining events this season at IMS, the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, for just $120.

-credit: ims

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Gordon , Michael Schumacher