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NASCAR Car to be Displayed at Annual D.A.R.E. Show - Event Set for June 10 at Power Authority Project

Contact:
Stephen Ramsey
1-800-724-0309
stephen.ramsey@nypa.gov

March 2, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM—A onetime NASCAR Nextel Cup race car—Roush Racing Ford Fusion Car No. 17—will be displayed at the 13th annual D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Car Show on Sunday, June 10 on the visitors center grounds at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project.

The car, which was driven by Matt Kenseth, will be on view throughout the admission-free event, marking the first time a NASCAR race car will be featured at the D.A.R.E. show.  The event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m., with car registration from 8 a.m. to noon.

The D.A.R.E. car show is open to classic cars and trucks, antiques, customs, street machines and rods.  Registration is $10 per vehicle.  There will be awards for top vehicles in class and mementos for all entrants.

For more information, please call 518-298-7098 or 518-295-7066.

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