FANTASTIC FOUR Cast To Visit Coca-Cola 600
There are still 2 ways to purchase your tickets for today's Coca-Cola 600:
- Call 1-800-455-FANS.
- Buy yours Sunday at selected gates.
For 47 years, the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race has thrilled racing fans around the world with incredible feats of speed, prowess and endurance. This Memorial Day weekend, the "600" meets the "4" when the stars of the new motion picture FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER visit the legendary race in search of the Silver Surfer. Specific details of the showdown will be provided soon-but racing organizers and Twentieth Century Fox promise something truly "fantastic."
The Coca-Cola 600 will be broadcast live on Sunday, May 27, on FOX at 5 p.m. ET.
Scheduled to appear at Lowe's Motor Speedway are the film's principal stars Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis. The four stars will serve as honorary race officials and take part in various activities around the track prior to the main event.
"The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 is one of the marquee NASCAR races, kicking off the summer, so it's only fitting that the cast of one of the largest movies of the summer should be in attendance," said H.A. "Humpy"
Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway. "It's fitting that two of the biggest events in the entertainment business are uniting here Memorial Day weekend in front of 180,000 race fans and a worldwide television audience. No doubt, the cast and this film are a perfect fit for the NASCAR fan base."
The Fantastic Four meet their greatest challenge yet in FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER, as the enigmatic, intergalactic herald, The Silver Surfer, comes to Earth to prepare it for destruction. As he races around the globe wreaking havoc, Reed, Sue, Johnny and Ben must unravel the mystery before all hope is lost.
FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER, opening in theaters everywhere June 15, is the second installment of the live-action film series based on what fans around the globe know as "The World's Greatest Comic Magazine."
"Fantastic Four," directed by Tim Story and released in the summer of 2005, had a worldwide theatrical gross of $330 million and became one of Twentieth Century Fox's most successful DVD titles ever.
Tickets for the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway are available online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or via phone at 1-800-455-FANS (3267).
The Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., is one of the premier sporting events in the country and one of the marquee events on the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series schedule. Approximately 180,000 race fans are expected for the May 27 event, which is televised by Fox Sports and broadcast worldwide on radio by the Performance Racing Network. Ticket and event information is available by calling 1-800-455-FANS or at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
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