NASCAR Champ Tony Stewart At Black Rock

Reigning NASCAR Nextel Cup champion Tony Stewart and five other Nextel Cup drivers will compete in a match race on the Black Rock Speedway dirt oval in Dundee on Aug. 11.Elmira native Jeff Miles, a truck driver for Michael Waltrip’s NAPA Nextel Cup team, helped organize the event, which will benefit the Spalding Foundation for injured drivers. Five dollars of each $15 admission will be donated to the Owego-based foundation.Joining Stewart in the Modified race will be Carl Edwards, Robby Gordon, Jeff Green, Dave Blaney, David Stremme, Tim Fedewa, Scott Wimmer, Jason Leffler and Clint Boyer.Miles and other NASCAR crewmen will drive in a match race in Street Stock cars. A regular card of racing will also take place beginning at 6:45 p.m. Advance tickets for general seating can be obtained by calling Hyla Mess at 607/776-1598.

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