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Wine Country Classic at Sears Point Raceway

Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic at Sears Point Raceway, May 18-20 WHAT: Racing greats will join hundreds of amateur drivers in vintage race cars at the Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic Vintage Car Races. The races will give fans ...

Wine Country Classic at Sears Point Raceway

Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic at
Sears Point Raceway, May 18-20

WHAT: Racing greats will join hundreds of amateur drivers in vintage race cars at the Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Wine Country Classic Vintage Car Races. The races will give fans a chance to see some of the famous vintage cars that once competed for Ferrari, Lotus, Bugatti, Jaguar and Porsche, among others.

FEATURED CARS: Thirty of the world's premier race cars that once competed for the FIA Formula One World Championship will provide the spark. Vintage Formula One cars fans will see include the Williams FW07/C, Brabham BT-24, Shadow, Tyrell, Johnnie Walker Special and the Brabham BT-42.

WHERE: Sears Point Raceway, Highways 37 & 121, Sonoma.

WHEN: Friday, May 18; Saturday, May 19; Sunday, May 20. Gates open at 7 a.m. all three days.

VISUALS:

--275 vintage race cars competing in several groups.

--Classic Porsches, Ferraris, Bugattis, Alfa Romeos, Cobras, Lotus', Jaguars and Corvettes, among others, will fill the OPEN PADDOCK AREA.

--Thirty vintage race cars will wind their way parade-style from Sears Point into Sonoma in celebration of the Sonoma Valley Vintage Race Car Festival on Saturday, May 19. The parade will wind up at the Sonoma Plaza for a reception between 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., featuring the Sonoma Valley's finest wines and gourmet foods. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by calling 707-870-RACE or visiting www.searspoint.com. Tickets will be available at the door for $35.

NOTABLE: There will also be a Food and Wine Pavilion at the track on Saturday and Sunday at Turn 11. Cost is $15 and proceeds benefit Speedway Children's Charities.

ADMISSION: In advance: Friday ($5); Saturday ($20), Sunday ($20); 3-day pass ($30). Call 800-870-RACE for more information or visit www.searspoint.com or www.tickets.com.

-Sears Point Raceway

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