KANSAS SPEEDWAY RECOGNIZING LOCAL STUDENTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN “GREEN ENERGY CHALLENGE”

As part of ongoing green efforts surrounding the STP 400 on April 21, Kansas Speedway is recognizing students from the Kansas City, Kansas School District who took part in the “Green Energy Challenge” April 8 – 12, 2013. All students are fifth-graders in the district and were selected to take part in the STP 400 pre-race activities by their teachers.

Each student will be paired with a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver as the driver participates in the VIP reception line during driver introductions.

“It’s great to be able to recognize some of the students who participated in the Green Energy Challenge,” said Kansas Speedway President Patrick Warren. “This is a great program to help students learn about green efforts through sustainability education opportunities at both school and home. This will also be the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race for many of these students and I look forward to introducing them to this incredible sport.”

The Green Energy Challenge was a fun opportunity for students to learn about energy through various lessons that included learning about renewable and nonrenewable energy, including solar, wind, biofuel and electricity.

Kansas Speedway season tickets, which are currently on sale, include both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races (April 21 and Oct. 6), the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race (April 20), and the NASCAR Nationwide Series race (Oct. 5), along with a TrackPass, which allows you up close access to the Kansas National Guard pre-race activities, like NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver introductions, the pre-race concert, and much more! Tickets can be purchased by logging onto www.kansasspeedway.com or calling 866.460.RACE (7223). 

Individual race tickets are also on sale now by calling 866.460.RACE (7223) or logging onto www.kansasspeedway.com. Kansas Speedway’s 2013 season includes two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races,  the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (Oct. 4) and new in 2013, GRAND-AM Road Racing (Aug. 16-17).

Parking is always free at Kansas Speedway and fans can bring in one 14x14x14-inch soft-sided cooler with their favorite food and beverages.

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