Johnny Lee COMING To Thunder Hill Raceway!
Johnny Lee was born in Texas City, Texas, in the Eastern part of the Lone Star State, and raised on a farm in nearby Alta Loma. In high school he formed a band called, "Johnny Lee and the Roadrunners," which won local and state-wide competitions. After highschool, Lee enlisted in the Navy and served a tour of duty on the U.S.S. Chicago, guided missle cruiser.
He first made the national charts in 1973 on Dot Records with singles like, "Red Snails in the Sunset," "Country Party," and "Sometimes."
Johnny's first screen role was a 1979 TV movie, The Girls in the Office, starring Barbera Eden and Susan St. James. He was then asked to perform in the film, Urban Cowboy, which starred John Travolta and Deborah Winger, and for which he also recorded several songs that were used in the soundtrack. "Lookin' For Love," the hit single from Urban Cowboy, became Johnny's first Gold record. The "Lookin' For Love" album produced five #1 hits. "Lookin' For Love" went to #1 in the country charts and #3 in the pop charts. His hit single, "Picken' Up Strangers," was used in the movie, Coast to Coast, starring Robert Blake and Diane Canon. In addition to being one of the best selling country music artists and keeping a very active road schedule, Johnny has appeared on virtually every major talk show, as well as several major network TV specials.
And he is coming to THUNDER HILL RACEWAY, Friday, April 14, 2006. This Concert also includes the Pete Benz Band! Friday's Concert, gates open @ 5 PM. Pete Benz will be performing from 7-8:30 PM, Johnny Lee performs from 9-11 PM. Tickets On Sale NOW! Tickets for the concert can be purchased in advance by emailing THR's, CPA, Rebecca Cooper @ firstname.lastname@example.org
or at the gate.
Advance Tickets for Adults, 12.00 , @ the gate 15.00 - Children (6 to 12) 5.00, and @ the gate 7.00, under 6, free! So, get them NOW!
NOTE: DRIVERS/CREWS: Also on Friday, there will be open "Testing & Tuning" for all cars - Noon till 7:00 PM , Pit Area Concession opens at noon! Great food. Pit Entrance fees - 20.00 for Car/One Driver, all others, 10.00 - Pit Entrance fees INCLUDE pass to the Concert! After 7 PM, in-between the bands, there will be scheduled "Testing & Tuning" for all classes. Time to strut your stuff! There are a few Reserved Season Pit Spaces available, contact: David Mackey @ email@example.com
or Mary Ann @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Overnight camping is allowed for Race Teams.
On Saturday, April 15, Pit Gate opens @ 10 AM, as well as the Pit Area Concessions, don't stop and eat, see what good food THR has for you this season! Johnny Lee will be honored as Grand Marshall on this opening date for the 2006 THR RACING ACTION which will premier the TSRS Late Models, USRA Modifieds/Trucks, THR Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, Grand Stocks along with TX Dwarf Car Assoc. & Allison Legacies. Awesome night of racing and "BIG" JRA Kids Club - Easter Egg Hunt, all young children, bring your Easter baskets.
Charles Benner, (512) 627-7314
Ed Siegmund, (512) 787-6783
Location: Thunder Hill Raceway in Kyle, Tx -
IH 35 Exit 210 (Yarrington Road exit)
"Food, Fun, Just an all around good time"