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posted November 24, 2000 04:34 AM UIN: 16262997

FORT WASHINGTON, PA NOVEMBER 23, 2000 . . . Live auto racing,
the U.S.Tobacco/A-Plus Mini Markets Ms Motorsports Pageant
along with 275,000 square feet of "everything motorsports"
will be featured on Saturday, January 13, as part of the 16th
annual Pennzoil Motorsports Show.
The three day auto racing trade show and fan expo,
presented at the Fort Washington, PA Expo Center, opens at 1
p.m. on Friday, January 12. The checkered flag falls at 6
p.m. on Sunday, January 14. More than 40,000 people are
expected to visit the show that features "everything
"This could very well be the biggest event we have ever
produced as part of the Pennzoil Motorsports Show. The Ms
Motorsports Pageant has always attracted a huge crowd and
certainly a lot of interest. Now we are going to add live
auto racing," said show organizer Len Sammons.
"We are giving show attendees an opportunity to see a
live auto racing event, the O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals
from Tulsa, Oklahoma and the Ms Motorsports Pageant. And it
will all be included in the price of one admission ticket."
The O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals, featuring midgets,
is the biggest "off-season" auto racing attraction in the
country. Over the years champions have included Sammy
Swindell, Winston Cup ace Dave Blaney and Indy Racing League
star Billy Boat. Competitors have included Winston Cup
superstar Jeff Gordon, Kenny Schrader, Billy Pauch, 16 time
Pennzoil World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser and many
Three nights of midget auto racing action make up the
O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals concluding on Saturday night.
Closed circuit TV, sponsored by Budweiser, will allow
Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 attendees to see all the action,
live, from Tulsa on Saturday night. And the closed circuit
coverage will also include the Thursday and Friday night
"We are moving up the starting time of the Ms
Motorsports Pageant to 6 p.m. And we will go to the Chili
Bowl, via closed circuit TV, as soon as the new Ms
Motorsports is announced. The Fort Washington room will have
a 10 and 1/2 foot by 14 foot screen in place, courtesy of
Budweiser, so that everyone will have a great view of the
racing and a great view of the Ms. Motorsports Pageant. And
if the racing continues after the show hours, the Fort
Washington Room will remain open until the action is
finished. Food and refreshments will be available," said
Sammons. "We are very excited about this opportunity to be
one of the very few locations in the nation where fans can
see this great auto racing event on closed circuit TV."
The Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 Show gives attendees the
opportunity to see more than 150 motorsports vehicles of all
types. And there will be more than 600 exhibit booths
featuring everything motorsports.
Ladies are reminded that opportunities to participate in
the U.S.Tobacco/A-Plus Mini Markets Ms Motorsports are
available by contacting Joe Pratt, show manager, at
609.888.3618. "It would be great if we could figure out a way
to show the new Ms. Motorsports to the folks in Tulsa and
other locations throughout the country. But the ladies taking
part in this Ms. Motorsports Pageant will be in front of a
larger audience than in the past and with the big screen TV
everyone will have a great view of all on stage activities,"
said Pratt.
Information on tickets for the show, exhibiting, and the
show schedule may be had by telephoning 609.888.3618 or visit
the show website at And if there is interest in
marketing through motorsports at Pennzoil Motorsports 2001
telephone Ernie Saxton Communications, Inc. at 215.752.7797.
For those looking for lodging, special show rates for area
hotels are available by telephoning Marilyn Saxton at
215.752.2392 or Plaza II Travel at 215.943.0190.
Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 takes place at the Fort
Washington Expo Center in Ambler, PA just a short distance
off the PA. Turnpike at Exit 26.

MEDIA NOTE: Just a reminder that show credential arrangements
may be made by telephoning Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797 or e-
mail at Fax 215.752.1518. THANK

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