The Guess Who to Perform Live at Pocono Raceway
Part of INDYCAR and SVRA Weekend, August 20-23
LONG POND, PA (August 7, 2015) – The Guess Who, on behalf of the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), will perform a live concert at Pocono Raceway’s Infield Block Party on Saturday, August 22nd. In addition to the concert, the Infield Block Party will feature multiple activities for all ages, food and beverage vendors and more. This event will take place during the ABC Supply 500 race weekend, which features the stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series, at “The Tricky Triangle” from August 20th-23rd.
All RV and Camping guests, staying during the ABC Supply 500 race weekend, will receive free admission to The Guess Who concert and activities at the Infield Block Party. Public tickets for the concert and Infield Block Party are $20 for adults and $10, for kids ages 12 and under. Access to the Infield, for concert attendees, will begin at the Gate 1 Tunnel entrance, located off Long Pond Road, starting at 5 pm. Advance concert ticket purchases are available at the Pocono Raceway Main Ticket Office, located off Long Pond Road, between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday. For more information, please visit www.poconoraceway.com/infieldblockparty.
The Guess Who are Canadian Music Hall of Famers whose hits “American Woman” and “No Sugar Tonight/ New Mother Nature” each reached No. 1 on the United States Billboard Top 100 list in 1970. Other hits from the band include “Shakin’ All Over” (1965), “These Eyes” (1968), “Laughing” (1969), “No Time” (1970) and “Hand Me Down World” (1970).
The Guess Who concert and Infield Block Party times are subject to change. Also, this is a weather-dependent event, with no rain date currently scheduled. RV and Camping guests must have their camping wristband on in order to attend. All vehicles and attendees are subject to a search.
Pocono Raceway Media Contact:
Kevin Heaney moc.yawecaronocopnull@yenaehk (570-643-2300)
About Pocono Raceway
Pocono Raceway, also known as “The Tricky Triangle,” is family-owned and situated in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. In business for over 50 years, the Raceway hosts multiple, national motorsports events including two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, one Verizon IndyCar Series, one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, two ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and one Indy Lights Series presented by Cooper Tires events each year. The Raceway has added multiple running series events to their annual schedule including the Warrior Dash. Pocono Raceway is the world’s largest, privately-owned, solar-powered sports facility with a 25-acre, three-megawatt solar farm providing the energy needs of the Raceway, as well as, adding electricity to the local power grid. For more information, please visit www.poconoraceway.com.
The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association is the premier vintage racing organization in the United States. Founded in 1981 by Ford Heacock III, the SVRA has 2,000 members. It currently sanctions 18 events at some of the finest racing venues in the United States, including: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sebring, Road America, Watkins Glen, Auto Club Speedway, Road Atlanta, Pocono Raceway, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Sonoma Raceway, Portland International Raceway and Virginia International Raceway. The rapidly growing organization also hosted the first U.S. Vintage Racing National Championships in 2013 at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Further information on SVRA can be found on our website, www.svra.com, which averages over 32,000 hits per month; on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/sportscarvintageracing, with over 14,500 followers; and on YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/user/SVRAcom, featuring more than 70 action packed videos of SVRA events.