Inaugural "Pit Yourself Against the Pros" Set for October 6

09/23/2005 1:31 PM - Watch or play video games against NASCAR drivers and other sports celebrities in the Accelerating for Hope event at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, scheduled for Thursday, October 6 from 7:00-9:30 pm.

Drivers scheduled to appear are as follows: Aaron Fike, David Green, Mark Green, Kevin Hamlin, Denny Hamlin, Jason Keller, Justin Labonte, Jason Leffler, Ashton Lewis Jr., Brandon Miller, Reed Sorenson, David Stremme, Martin Truex Jr., Mike Wallace and more!

Live and silent auctions will feature items from Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Sterling Marlin, Ryan Newman, Tony Stewart, Rusty Wallace and many others!

The event will feature a kids' activity area with face painting and balloons, a home run derby, and displays. There will be an additional charge to play video games against the celebrities as well as to enter the home run derby.

Fans can view the list of auction items at the Salvation Army web site or call 816-756-2769 for more information.