Jim McMahon, Kurt Busch Join NASCAR Stars for Celebrity Softball Game in Joliet

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CHICAGO BEARS 1985 SUPER BOWL CHAMPION QUARTERBACK JIM MCMAHON JOINS NASCAR STARS IN CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME

KYLE PETTY, KURT BUSCH, KYLE BUSCH MAKE RETURN APPEARANCE IN SOFTBALL GAME

Legendary Chicago Bears quarterback and 1985 Super Bowl Champion Jim McMahon will join premier drivers from the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup and Busch Series in the third annual Racin' the Bases Celebrity Softball Challenge at Silver Cross Field in Joliet on Thursday, July 6. Gates open at 4:50 p.m.

"Racin' the Bases" is presented by Chicagoland Speedway, Victory Junction Gang Camp and the Joliet JackHammers as part of the 2006 "Race Fan Rally" being held in Joliet's City Center. Festivities kick off with an autograph session from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by the celebrity softball game at 6:15 p.m. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to bid on autographed racing memorabilia in the pro shop throughout the game. Proceeds will benefit Victory Junction Gang Camp.

McMahon will be joined on the diamond by NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series driver and co-founder of Victory Junction Gang Camp, Kyle Petty, along with fellow NASCAR celebrities, including 2004 NEXTEL Cup Series Champion Kurt Busch and his brother, 2005 NEXTEL Cup Series Raybestos Rookie of the Year, Kyle Busch.

Silver Cross Field is located three miles north of Chicagoland Speedway. The state-of-the-art ballpark opened in 2002 and has a seating capacity of 4,616, but Silver Cross Field can hold more than 7,000 fans with the general admission areas. In 2003, Baseball America ranked Silver Cross Field the second-best of 66 ballparks in the independent classification of professional baseball and first in the Northern League.

Ticket prices for "Racin' the Bases" are as follows: $10 (general admission), $15 (reserved seat and box seat). Tickets are on sale now at the Joliet JackHammers box office. Tickets can be purchased by calling 815-726-BALL (2255) or by visiting www.jackhammerbaseball.com .

For more information on Victory Junction Gang Camp, visit www.victoryjunction.org .

Additional drivers and celebrities will be announced once confirmed.

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