BeaveRun MotorSports ComPlex is bringing the legendary One Lap of
endurance race, one of racing's most famous franchises, to western
Pennsylvania on May 9, 2003. On that date, 2003 Tire Rack One Lap of
America competitors will match their high-performance production cars
against BeaveRun's two world class race tracks during one of the
5,000-mile race's few official stops. Spectators are welcome to
up to 100 "thinly veiled street legal race cars" negotiate BeaveRun's
challenging courses, with the gates opening for spectators 8
is only $5 for adults, with no charge for children.
To help racers prepare for the grueling sprint around the United
BeaveRun is also debuting the country's first-ever Cannonball One Lap
America Driving School on April 4-5, 2003. While the two-day
open to all driving enthusiasts, it offers One Lap competitors the
exclusive opportunity to preview both of BeaveRun's race tracks before
actual race. Another valuable benefit of the Cannonball One Lap
School is participants' unique opportunity to get the inside line on a
brand-new time trial element just recently added to the race format.
part of the 2003 Tire Rack One Lap of America competition, racers will
test their mettle during a 200-foot skid pad trial. Driving school
participants will be able to practice this challenge in advance,
of BeaveRun's expansive skid pad and six-acre Vehicle Dynamics Area.
The CannonballOneLapDrivingSchoolwill include in-depth classroom and
on-track instruction from professional instructors and One Lap
Mark Hopkins and Chip Holst as well asOne Lap winner Ron Adee.
Completion of the two-day program will satisfy the driving school
requirement for those One Lap competitors who have not yet completed a
Get the Inside Line on the Legends from Brock Yates at the Saturday
One of the many special features of the inaugural
CannonballOneLapDrivingSchoolis a chance to get an insider's view of
racing world from the original "Outlaw Racer"-noted automotive
and One Lap organizer Brock Yates. Yates, who recently completed his
latest book, Cannonball: TheWorld's Greatest Outlaw Road Race, will
attend the One Lap School Dinner andtalk about the heritage and
the race. As the man who created the original "Cannonball
Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dashes" and wrote the screenplays
both "The Cannonball Run" and "Smokey and the Bandit II," Yates is one
the industry's best-known and respected personalities. Mr. Yates will
joined by noted racer, writer and journalist, Burt Levy (The Last Open
Road and Montezuma's Ferrari), as well as local personalities, Jack
and Jack Etzel. Dinner, which is open to all motorsports enthusiasts,
will begin at 7:00 pm at the Beaver Falls Holiday Inn.
This exclusive evening program is included as part of the two-day
Cannonball One Lap of AmericaDriving School ($300). Enthusiasts can
register for a one-day session ($175.00) or can opt to attend only the
April 5 dinner ($30.00). Reduced fees are available for additional
drivers. The Cannonball One Lap of America Driving School is limited
the first 85 entries.
To register, contact BeaveRun MotorSports
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