Cincinnati Bengals' Owens to Pace Kentucky Indy 300 Field
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Terrell Owens, one of the most enthusiastic sports personalities, will catch the "IZOD Fastest Seat in Sports" when he helps pace the 27-car "Kentucky Indy 300" field on Saturday, Sept. 4 at Kentucky Speedway.
Owens will climb into a custom-built, two-seat IndyCar Series machine and ride along with driver Arie Luyendyk, Sr., before the green flag waves for the 200th event in series history at approximately 8:45 p.m. The two-seat racecar made its debut at this season's Indianapolis 500 with actor Mark Wahlberg aboard.
Utilizing his size, speed and exceptional ability, Owens has amassed impressive statistics through his 14 National Football League (NFL) seasons. He enters his 15th season and first in Cincinnati having made 1,006 receptions for 14,951 yards and 144 receiving touchdowns through 205 combined games with the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills. Owens appeared in Super Bowl XXXIX with Philadelphia in 2004.
Single-race tickets for the track's inaugural "Celebrate Speed" Labor Day event weekend can be reserved through the tickets pages of this Web site, by phone at 888-652-7223 (RACE) or by visiting the Kentucky Speedway ticket offices at 400 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 100, in Ft. Mitchell, Ky., next to the Montgomery Inn Restaurant and Fan Center located off of Interstate 71, Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 N in Sparta, Ky. Tickets additionally are available through tickets.com outlets.
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