Kansas Speedway Notebook
The Countdown is On: it's just over 90 days until racing returns to Kansas Speedway with the IndyCar Series Road Runner Indy 300, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 250, the ARCA RE/MAXKansas Lottery $150 Grand and the Indy Pro Series Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 100.
Wheldon Entered in Rolex 24: 2006 Kansas Speedway IndyCar Series winner Dan Wheldon is entered in the Rolex 24 the weekend of Jan. 26. Wheldon will return to Kansas Speedway on April 27 to defend his title in the Road Runner Indy 300.
Extreme Home Makeover: The Kansas City edition of Extreme Home Makeover that was filmed in Nov. is scheduled to air on Feb. 10. Designer Paige Hemmis visited Kansas Speedway while she was in town and the show filmed her visit.
Pettys Visit Kansas City: Kyle Petty and his wife, Pattie, visited Kansas City on Jan. 24 to visit potential locations for their second Victory Junction Gang Camp. While in town, the Pettys visited local business and civic leaders, and conducted media interviews.
Kansas Speedway tickets are on sale now by calling 866.460.RACE or logging onto www.kansasspeedway.com. Parking is always free and fans can bring one 6x6x12-inch soft-sided cooler with their favorite food and drinks into the grandstands.