Kansas Speedway Presents Tickets to Kansas National Guard

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At a Capitol ceremony today, Kansas National Guard members and their families were presented with 2,500 tickets to opening weekend races at the Kansas Speedway by Speedway President Jeff Boerger and Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius. The donation was made possible by O'Reilly Auto Parts and the Kansas Lottery.

Accepting the donation was Major General Tod Bunting, the Kansas Adjutant General, and several members of the Kansas National Guard.

"I'm excited we're able to present these tickets to the Kansas National Guard," said Boerger. "The men and women of the military do so much for our country and this is an opportunity for us to support them and their families by inviting them to be part of a fun family event."

"The Kansas Speedway has been great for our state, creating jobs, attracting visitors and now helping to show support for the citizen soldiers of Kansas," said Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius. "These tickets are just a small token of the appreciation we have for the Guard's service to our state."

The Kansas Speedway's seventh season of racing kicks off the weekend of April 27 with the IndyCar Series Kansas Lottery 300, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 and the ARCA Re/Max Series Kansas Lottery $150 Grand.

Season tickets for the 2007 season are on sale now and include five great races - the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Kansas 400 (Sept. 30), the NASCAR Busch Series Yellow Transportation 300 and USAC kansasspeedway.com 100 (Sept. 29), the IndyCar Series Kansas Lottery Indy 300 (April 29) and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 200 (April 28). To purchase tickets, call 866.460.RACE or log onto www.kansasspeedway.com.

Parking is always free at Kansas Speedway and fans may bring 6x6x12-inch soft-sided coolers with their favorite food and beverage into the grandstands.

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