San Jose Grand Prix
Race week events
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Canary Foundation Track Walk on the Redback Raceway
7–9pm; Redback Raceway and Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Be the first to walk a lap on the Redback Raceway and learn more about Canary Foundation. Open to the public, no cost to participate. Pre-registration required.
Thursday, July 26, 2007
Start Your Engines Party Presented by Budweiser
Doors open at 6pm; Taste Ultra Lounge, 87 N. San Pedro St., Downtown San Jose
Ladies in free all night and guys are $5. San José Grand Prix will be holding the official Miss San José Grand Prix Swimsuit Judging. Early arrival is suggested.
Friday, July 27, 2007
7–10pm; San José City Hall Rotunda and Plaza
The second annual Driver Party will feature a "Fan Favorites" Awards Ceremony, Champ Car drivers and a silent auction of race-related and driver-signed items benefiting Canary Foundation. Tickets: $200 per person.
Saturday, July 28, 2007
Cabana Gala Fundraiser
6:30–11pm; Fairmont San Jose
In its third year, Cabana will once again rock the house and benefit Canary Foundation. Join us for a live auction of exclusive items, dinner and dancing to the rock band Heart. Tickets are $500 per person. Exclusive cabanas available for large groups.
CXO Celebrity Go Kart Challenge, Presented by Redback Networks
10am–1pm; Park Avenue, adjacent to the Redback Raceway
Join Silicon Valley executives as they race around a challenging go-kart track for fun and prestige as well as to raise money for early detection of cancer. $10,000 donation.
"Ride of Your Life" Historic Stock Car Race
7:55am; Redback Raceway
Take a ride in a historic stock car on the SJGP track. Benefits Canary Foundation. $3,500 minimum donation. For more information and to register, see www.rideofyourlife.net.
Sunday, July 29, 2007
2007 San Jose Grand Prix at Redback Raceway
The main event of the weekend is the San José Grand Prix, the ninth installment of the Champ Car World Series.
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