TAEKWONDO: Steven Lopez to Deliver Chairman's Message with Yao Ming at Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600

May 23, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)
Two-time Taekwondo Olympic gold medalist and 2008 Olympian Steven Lopez (Sugar Land, Texas), along with professional basketball star Yao Ming, will deliver the Chairman's message at Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, N.C. Lopez and Yao Ming will be shown delivering the Chairman's message live on the FOX pre-race broadcast around 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Lopez will also appear on ESPN's NASCAR Now program at 10:45 a.m., and will give a Taekwondo demonstration with the Coca-Cola Racing Family drivers. In addition, Lopez and Yao Ming will receive a demonstration and tutorial from the pit crew members of Richard Petty, and do meet and greets with drivers Bobby Labonte, Greg Biffle, Tony Stewart and Denny Hamlin. They will also be announced during the driver's meeting before the race. ###