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Calistoga Speedway to Switch from Cars to Bicycles for One Amazing Night in April

Chef Chris Cosentino’s CampoVelo to Host “Saturday Night at the Speedway” April 28, 2018

Calistoga, CA (March 5, 2018) – Inspired by the cult-classic, coming of age film Breaking Away and Indiana University’s Little 500 race, CampoVelo is proud to announce “Saturday Night at the Speedway.” The feature event of the evening will be a team relay race around the half-mile track. Teams of four will send racers around the track, one at a time, in hopes of becoming the fastest team to get all four riders across the finish line. Instead of a baton to pass in the transition zone, riders will pass single-speed bikes. Prizes will be awarded for first, last, and most laughable! Proceeds from the event will help support the Napa Valley Vine Trail, a non- profit coalition dedicated to building a class 1 paved bike path from Calistoga to the Vallejo Ferry. To date, 19.5 miles have been constructed of the 47-mile plan.

Attendees can join a team or just come out and enjoy the action. No bike necessary. Detroit Bikes has provided their made-in-the-USA single-speed bikes for the race.

Some notable teams that have already formed are: High-Speed Chefs with chefs Chris Cosentino, Jeff Mahin, Bryan Voltaggio, and Michael Voltaggio and Pro Royalty, a mixed team of pro cyclists Ted King, Alison Tetrick, Yuri Hauswald, and Janel Holcomb. The ever- entertaining Bob Roll will be the emcee for the night, providing his special kind of color commentary for the races. Attendees are encouraged to join a team or form their own team of four for only $10 per rider.

Not riding? No problem. Enjoy the racing, live music featuring the sassy Oakland based band the T Sisters trio, and a fun evening outdoors featuring Napa Valley food trucks, wineries, and breweries.

WHEN
Saturday, April 28, 2018

WHERE
Calistoga Speedway, 1435 N. Oak Street, Calistoga, CA 94515

TIME
5:00pm - 9:00pm

COST
Free for registered CampoVelo 3-Day, 2-Day or Saturday-only Passholders.

Tickets available for the general public for $25 per person, includes one (1) food ticket and one (1) drink ticket.

Tickets for attendees under age 21 are $12 and include one (1) food ticket. $10.00 per rider to race.

TICKETS: speedway.brownpapertickets.com

RELAY SCHEDULE (subject to change)

ROUND ONE

Group one: 5:15pm
Group two: 5:45pm
Group three: 6:15pm

FINALS: 7:00pm

AWARD CEREMONY: 7:45PM

For more information and the full weekend itinerary, visit www.campovelo.com.

CampoVelo is presented by Clif Bar & Company and sponsored by Clif Family Winery, First Republic Bank, Las Alcobas, Giant Bicycles, Liv, Capo, Grove 45 Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Vans, von Strasser Winery, Charles Krug Winery, Dutch Henry Winery, Mad Fritz Beer, Kite Hill, Calistoga Motor Lodge & Spa, Tourissimo, SRAM, Tropical Edge, Silca, Thule, Health Spa Napa Valley, Vittoria Coffee, and Napa Sonoma Magazine.

Calistoga Speedway to Switch from Cars to Bicycles for One Amazing Night in April

About CampoVelo Napa Valley

CampoVelo Napa Valley, hosted by chef Chris Cosentino and produced by Ride Napa Valley, is a three-day weekend blending the best of the culinary, cycling, and wellness worlds. Chris, along with twenty other chefs, pro-cyclists, winemakers, and other notable people lead the weekend in a myriad of activities designed to support local, national, and global non-profit organizations including the Napa Valley Community Foundation Fund for Disaster Relief, the Napa Valley Vine Trail, Chefs Cycle for No Kid Hungry, and World Bicycle Relief.

About Clif Bar & Company

Clif Bar & Company crafts nutritious and organic food to feed and inspire adventure, including the CLIF BAR® energy bar; CLIF Kid™, Nourishing Kids in Motion®; and LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar. Family and employee-owned, the company is committed to sustaining its people, brands, business, community and the planet. For more information on Clif Bar & Company, please visit www.clifbar.com, check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/clifbar and follow us at: www.twitter.com/clifbar and www.instagram.com/clifbar.

FEATURED GUESTS:

Chefs

Chris Cosentino, Acacia House, Cockscomb, Jackrabbit
Bryan Voltaggio, VOLT, Lunchbox, Family Meal, RANGE, AGGIO
Michael Voltaggio, ink.well
Jeff Mahin, Stella Barra Pizzeria, M Street Kitchen, Do-Rite Donuts, Summer House Santa Monica
Matt Accarrino, SPQR
Duff Goldman, Charm City Cakes
Jess Cerra, Personal Chef / Cyclist
Neal Fraser, Redbird, Vibiana, Fritzi Coop
Lentine Alexis, Chef / Cyclist
John McConnell, Clif Family
Chris Kollar, Kollar Chocolates Kara Lind, Kara's Cupcakes
Michael Gyetvan, Azzurro Pizzeria e Enoteca, Norman Rose Tavern

Winemakers

Steve Mathaisson, Mathiasson Wines
Bertus van Zyl, Farm Collective
Rebekah Wineberg, Quintessa

Cyclists / Athletes

Bob Roll, former pro-cyclist, author and broadcast personality
Ted King, former pro-cyclist, co-founder UnTapped
Ben Hoffman, professional triathlete
Carl Decker, pro mountain bike racer
Allison Tetrick, pro-cyclist and Dirty Kanza 200 winner
Janel Holcomb, former pro-cyclist
Tina Brubaker, former pro-cyclist, cycling coach
Adam Pulford, CTS cycling coach
Yuri Hauswald, mountain bike racer and Dirty Kanza 200 winner

Business Leaders

Jeff Byers, former NFL player—Carolina Panthers