SOURCE: Vista BMW of Coconut Creek

Vista BMW of Coconut Creek

February 28, 2011 12:44 ET

24 Hours of Daytona Winner Joey Hand to Appear at Vista BMW

BMW Driver to Promote Upcoming Grand Prix of Miami

COCONUT CREEK, FL--(Marketwire - February 28, 2011) - Joey Hand will be appearing at Vista BMW of Coconut Creek to promote his participation in the next event for the 2011 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series -- South Florida's own Grand Prix of Miami, held March 4-5 at the Homestead Miami Speedway.

Hand will be appearing at Vista BMW of Coconut Creek on the morning of March 2, 2011 from 9:30AM-12PM alongside a street-legal 2011 BMW M3 custom-fit with an impressive array of BMW Performance Parts including the new M Performance Exhaust System. He will be making this public appearance to discuss the upcoming Grand Prix event and promote the full line of BMW Performance Parts and Accessories. 

Joey Hand arrives in South Florida with the first win of the Rolex Series under his belt: He and his three co-drivers earned a first place finish at the Daytona 24-hour endurance event on January 29. The vehicle that earned his team the victory was a BMW Riley. Hand will now focus his efforts on the balance of the 2011 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series in his No. 97 Turner Motorsport BMW M3 as well as the Team BMW RLL M3 GT in American Le Mans Series competition.

Fans will have an opportunity to receive autographs and enjoy photo opportunities with the champion and his BMW M3. Several BMW "Art Cars," precision scale models adorned with Joey Hand's autograph, will be raffled to a few lucky participants. There will also be a giveaway of two tickets to enjoy a full weekend (March 4-5) of Grand Prix of Miami racing.

Fans wishing to meet Joey Hand in person and possibly win tickets to the race are invited to attend his appearance at Vista BMW on March 2, 2011. For the full details on the event, please contact Vista BMW. 

GRAND-AM Road Racing, founded in 1999, popularized major league sports car road racing in North America and is recognized as one of the most competitive road racing organizations, attracting the talent and attention of numerous motorsport celebrities. 

Vista BMW, one of the world's largest BMW dealerships, operates out of South Florida. For the last five consecutive years, Vista BMW is honored to be recognized as North America's #1 BMW Dealership in Retail Sales. They offer the full range of BMW vehicles and services. They are located at 4401 W Sample Road in Coconut Creek, and 744 North Federal Highway in Pompano Beach. They can be contacted by phone at (866) VISTA-BMW.

For more information about Vista BMW or this particular news story, please contact Mark Cohen at (954) 935-1898.

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