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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 186-02
December 02, 2002

NASCAR Driver Donates Car To Pentagon

NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series driver Michael Waltrip will donate the hood of the car bearing the Phoenix Project logo that he drove at the Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 6, 2002 to the Pentagon. The special presentation will be made at the Pentagon's Phoenix site Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 10 a.m. EST. Phoenix Project Manager Will Colston will accept the hood on behalf of the Pentagon.

The Daytona 500 winner is making the donation in remembrance and recognition of the sacrifices of those who lost their lives in the terroist attacks on September 11, 2001 and the resilience shown by those who rebuilt the Pentagon.

This event is open for media coverage. The point of contact is George Jackson, (703) 614-1771; mailto:jacksong@army.pentagon.mil .

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