Steelback Brewery

Steelback Brewery

June 07, 2007 10:22 ET

Paul Newman Confirms His Attendance at the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) - As the excitement builds for the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto comes word that Oscar Award winning actor and racing enthusiast/owner Paul Newman has confirmed his attendance at the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto July 6, 7, and 8, 2007. Mr. Newman, speaking candidly with Steelback CEO Frank D'Angelo while shooting a television commercial promoting the event, exclaimed "see you in Canada in July, I'll be there."

The Newman/Haas/Lanigan racing team has long been confirmed for the event with it's two driver team of three-time Champ Car World Series champion Sebastien Bourdais and rookie Graham Rahal, son of racing legend Bobby Rahal, winner of the inaugural Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto in 1986. However, the presence of the Academy Award winning actor with his seven-time series champion team is never set in stone for any given event.

"I was thrilled when he told me he was going to be there personally." said an elated Frank D'Angelo. "His passion for his craft and especially the sport of racing is nothing short of inspirational. It was a pleasure to meet him recently and it's an incredible honour to welcome him to the city on behalf of the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto."

Steelback Brewery is a privately-owned company based in Tiverton, Ontario where it brews eleven distinct brands of premium quality beer, 4 of which were Medal winners at the 2007 Ontario Brewing Awards. Steelback Brewery received Gold Medals in the dark lager category for Tiverton Bear Dark Lager and for Tiverton Bear Honey Brown and Silver and Bronze Medals in the lager category for Steelback Red and Silver respectively. Included in Steelback Brewery's selection of premium Canadian Beer is Copperhead Pilsner, Bruce Country Wild, Steelback Thunder, Steelback Draught, Chain, Link Light and Tango. It is the first brewery in Canada to use innovative packaging methods such as shatterproof bottles and large format cans with full "body sleeve" labels. Steelback is one of the fastest growing new breweries in Canada with distribution in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and soon in Quebec. For more information visit: www.steelbackbrewery.com.

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