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NASCAR: Richmond: September Ticket Lottery Begins on May 1

29 April 1998

Ticket sales for Richmond International Raceway's Saturday night, September 12th Exide NASCAR Select Batteries 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series race will again be conducted via lottery, with requests accepted by mail only, postmarked beginning May 1, 1998 through May 31, 1998. The limit is 6 tickets per order.

Orders selected in the lottery will be invoiced by June 15th, with payment due by June 30th. Order forms and brochures for the Richmond September NASCAR weekend are available at the Richmond Ticket Office, telephone (804) 345-RACE(7223).

Order forms (or handwritten requests / postcards) should be mailed to Exide NASCAR Select Batteries 400 Tickets, RIR, POB 9257, Richmond, Virginia 23227. NO PAYMENT SHOULD BE SENT WITH WINSTON CUP LOTTERY ENTRIES / TICKET ORDERS.

RIR's September NASCAR weekend opens with the Virginia Is For Lovers 200 Craftsman Truck Series Thursday night, September 10th and continues Friday night, September 11th with the Autolite Platinum 250 Busch Series Grand National before concluding with the Saturday night, September 12th, Exide NASCAR Select Batteries 400 Winston Cup Series. RIR remains the only track to host all of NASCAR's top-3 series on the same weekend.

Testing for Richmond's June 5th-6th NASCAR Hardee's 250 and Pontiac Excitement 400 resumes this week with various NASCAR teams set to take to the RIR asphalt Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 27th-29th, including an open test session on Wednesday for all Pontiac NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series Grand National teams. More tests are set throughout May. Grandstands are open at no charge.