Cleveland: Tom Sloe Thursday notes

Sloe and Total ID Solutions ready for hometown run. CLEVELAND --Newbury, Ohio native Tom Sloe will compete in his first Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich® Tires Cup event of 2003 tomorrow, during the Trans-Am on the Tarmac at Burke Lakefront...

Sloe and Total ID Solutions ready for hometown run.

CLEVELAND --Newbury, Ohio native Tom Sloe will compete in his first Trans-Am Series for the BFGoodrich® Tires Cup event of 2003 tomorrow, during the Trans-Am on the Tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport. Sloe, who has made four career Trans-Am Series starts, will compete in the No. 56 kidprintID.com/preowned cars.net Chevrolet Corvette.

As part of the sponsorship agreement, Total ID Solutions, Inc. will offer free kidprint ID cards, completed with a child's photo and fingerprint. Children can be photographed for the cards at near the Sloe Motorsports transporter in the paddock from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Sloe, who was born in Cleveland, regularly competes in SCCA's GT-1 ranks. Sloe most recently placed third in the SCCA Chicago Region June Sprints event at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.

"It's great to be back in the Trans-Am Series," said Sloe. "We're privileged to welcome kidprintID.com to our program. We'll hand out free kidprintID cards to the kids, as well as an honorary racers' license. This program is great, especially during these times of heightened security."

The Trans-Am on the Tarmac, part of the US Bank Presents the Cleveland Grand Prix, is scheduled for Friday, July 4, at 5:40 p.m. The race will air on a tape-delayed basis on SPEED Channel, on Sunday, July 6 at 3:30 p.m. The Trans-Am Series is America's oldest continuously running road racing series and is celebrating its 38th anniversary this year. Total ID Solutions and kidprintID.com sponsor the kidprint ID program, a state-of-the-art identification system, providing durable plastic ID cars for kids. The ID cards feature the child's photo, thumbprint, height, weight, date of birth and other vital information. The credit-card-sized ID cards make them easy for a parent to carry at all times.

The Trans-Am on the Tarmac, part of the U.S. Bank Presents Cleveland Grand Prix, is scheduled to start at 5:40 p.m., prior to Champ Car World Series practice on Friday, July 4. The race will air on a tape-delayed basis on SPEED Channel, on Sunday, July 6 at 3:30 p.m. The Trans-Am Series is America's oldest continuously running road racing series and is celebrating its 38th anniversary this year.

-scca pro racing-

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