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National Power Stroke® Diesel "Power Fest Rally"

Thursday, August 4 - Saturday, August 6, 2005 Indianapolis Raceway Park!

Hundreds of Ford® diesel pickup truck drivers will gather for this annual national rally sponsored by International Truck and Engine Corporation in Indianapolis on Thursday, Aug. 4 - Saturday, Aug. 6. Enjoy VIP access to all events and obtain story ideas from your very own readers!

Take note of a few of the weekend's most anticipated events:

* Tour the International Indianapolis Engine Plant and see the best-selling diesel engine for pickup trucks being built. Talk with plant engine specialists to get the inside scoop on how the Power Stroke diesel engine was born and learn about its 11-year history on the road. Interview International executives about the trend toward diesel and learn why International is bullish on diesel's future in an ever more environmentally conscious and hybrid world.

* Join hundreds of the country's most devoted truck enthusiasts on our Performance Circuit. You'll hit the open road with a convoy of trucks on an all-day scavenger hunt/competition, which will take you to unexpected places around Indiana and give you the opportunity to experience the real power and performance of a Ford Power Stroke diesel truck.

* At the Power Fest Rally, check out several Show 'n' Shine contests (where you can participate as a judge) and take advantage of endless photo and interview opportunities. Speak with diesel enthusiasts about their diesel lifestyle, how they use their trucks for both work and play, and see how diesel power fanaticism has led to the formation of diesel pickup enthusiast clubs around the U.S.

* Gear up for high-speed short track racing at Indianapolis Raceway Park § Take a pit tour, and see/photograph the Power Stroke Diesel 200 NASCAR® Craftsman® Truck Series race from the infield §Speak with Terry Cook, driver of the No. 10 Power Stroke Diesel by International Ford truck, about his life on the road as a racecar driver, his race team, his Power Stroke Diesel sponsorship and his relationship with Paws With a Cause, a non-profit organization providing Assistance Dogs to people with disabilities