DIS, Dempsey Racing Team Up On Special Rolex 24 Ticket Package
Patrick Dempsey, left, and Joe Foster on pit road at DIS. In the 2011 Rolex 24, Dempsey Racing finished third in the GT class.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona International Speedway and Dempsey Racing have partnered for the second straight year on a special ticket package that will let fans experience the excitement of America’s most prestigious sports car race – the Rolex 24 At Daytona – while benefiting two important causes.
Available for $64 per ticket, the Dempsey Racing package for the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29 includes:
-- Two-day infield/grandstand admission (Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29)
-- Group meet and greet with Dempsey Racing drivers on Saturday morning prior to the start of the Rolex 24
-- Dempsey Racing hero card
-- Rolex 24 event hat
A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will benefit both the Team Seattle Guild and the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing.
To purchase the ticket package, click here.
Dempsey Racing will once again campaign a two-car effort in the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season-opening event for the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series.
Patrick Dempsey, the star of the ABC hit show Grey’s Anatomy, and Joe Foster will return as the lead drivers behind the wheel of the No. 40 Visit Florida Mazda RX-8 GT while Charles Espenlaub and Charlie Putman will be the full season drivers on the No. 41 FishingCapital.com/Bass 2 Billfish with Team Seattle Mazda RX-8 GT. The expanded final driver lineups on both cars for the Rolex 24 will be announced in the coming weeks.
In the 2011 Rolex 24, Dempsey, Foster, Espenlaub and Tom Long finished on the podium in the GT class with a team career-best third. Long will continue to be a part of the team next season as the designated replacement driver when Dempsey’s busy Hollywood schedule forces him to miss races.
Space is limited for the Dempsey Racing package. To purchase tickets, call 1-800-PITSHOP or visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com
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