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DAYTONA USA Hosts Bobby Hamilton, Hut Stricklin for Driver Autograph Sessions

2 July 1997

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - DAYTONA USA, "The Ultimate Motorsports Attraction"
at Daytona International Speedway will welcome NASCAR Winston Cup
Series drivers Bobby Hamilton and Hut Stricklin for autograph sessions
scheduled for Wednesday, July 2 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Hamilton, driver of the No. 43 STP Pontiac, is scheduled to meet
guests and sign autographs from 4 to 5 p.m. Stricklin, driver of the
No. 8 Circuit City Ford, is scheduled to be on hand from 5 to 6 p.m.

Top names in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, Hamilton and Stricklin --
both expected to race in the July 5 Pepsi 400 at Daytona -- represent
two of DAYTONA USA's Founding Sponsors, STP and Circuit City. Other
attraction sponsors include Ford, Pepsi, Gatorade, Pontiac, DuPont,
Goodyear, Chevrolet, Western Auto's Parts America and ESPN.

DAYTONA USA, an interactive motorsports attraction which opened to
fans in July 1996, features dozens of hands-on activities and live
shows which give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the world of
racing. Appealing to guests of all levels of racing enthusiasm,
DAYTONA USA has visitors testing their driving skills at STP's Daytona
Time Trials, changing race tires at Ford's 16-Second Pit Stop
Challenge and more. The Western Auto's Parts America Speedway Tour
offers guests a 30-minute tram excursion with plenty of stops for
exciting photo opportunities.

Both driver autograph sessions on July 2 will be held inside DAYTONA
USA, and an admission ticket is required for entrance. DAYTONA USA is
open daily.  Admission is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors 60 and over;
and $6 for children 6-12. The Speedway Tour is $6. Both DAYTONA USA
and the Speedway Tour are free to children under 6 with a paying
adult. For more information, call (904) 947-6800.

Seats for the Pepsi 400 NASCAR Winston Cup race are still
available. Call (904) 253-7223 for ticket information; (904) 947-6726
for fan hospitality packages; or (904) 947-6404 for Group Sales.

By Daytona International Speedway Public Relations