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Race Cars and Race Karts Exhibition Opens New York Auto Show

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Javits Center Becomes 'Racetrack' for Opening Festivities April 3rd

NEW YORK - March 29, 2010: The Skip Barber Racing School, Long Island Karting Association, Lime Rock Park race track, and the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) are joining together to host a fast-paced, in-your-face racing exhibition to commemorate the opening of the 110th annual NYIAS. The event, which includes demonstrations of Mazda and Lotus sports cars plus 150+ mph racing go karts, takes place on Saturday, April 3 from 9:00 - 10:00 am.

Come watch real race car drivers perform slaloms, emergency braking, and evasive maneuvering techniques in front of the Javits Center. The event will also feature go kart races in various competition categories.

Watch amazing racing demos in the heart of Manhattan as North America's largest auto show opens to the public!

  When:  Saturday, April 3 - 9:00 - 10:00 am

  Where: New York International Auto Show
         Jacob Javits Convention Center (11th Ave at 36th St.)

  Cost:  Racing exhibition is free!
          Auto Show tickets available for purchase at

About the 2010 New York International Auto Show
Ushering in the latest motor trends, the 2010 New York International Auto Show will unveil an expansive collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More than 1,000 cars and trucks will be on display. NYIAS is North America's first and largest-attended auto show.

  Important Show Dates
  Press Preview             March 31 and April 1
  Public Sneak Preview      April 2
  Public Show Dates         April 2 - 11