Apr 15, 2014
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 15, 2014) – Night racing.


Just saying the words got several NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers excited during today’s Goodyear Tire Test at Kansas Speedway.


“I love night races and racing at Kansas Speedway,” said Roush Fenway Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse. “I think racing at this place at night is going to be a lot of fun and fans are really going to enjoy it. With everything going at Kansas Speedway outside the racetrack, it is probably one of favorites of the drivers.”


“We’re racing at night?” asked Furniture Row Racing’s Martin Truex, as local media answered a resounding yes. “I think Kansas at night is going to be fun, there is just something about the way it feels. It will be exciting and fun, Kansas has put on some great races over the years and one that I’ve had success at. There is just something special about night racing.”


“I love night racing, too,” said Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kyle Larson, who will be racing in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on May 10. “The racing is more exciting, I don’t know if it is the sparks or what, but the intensity level is up on a night race.”


Tickets for Kansas Speedway’s 2014 events, including Kansas Speedway’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race, are currently on sale. To purchase season tickets or single event tickets, call 866-460-RACE (7223) or visit www.kansasspeedway.com.  Season ticket holders receive a TrackPass for each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race day that allows access to the infield for the Kansas Army National Guard Pre-Race activities, including the pre-race concert and driver introductions.


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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