As race fans prepare for an exciting weekend with championship implications, they can expect the same great experiences they’ve had in the past. For the latest updates, visit www.facebook.com/kansasspeedway and www.kansasspeedway.com, or follow us on twitter at @kansasspeedway. For updated ticket information, visit www.kansasspeedway.com or call 866-460-RACE (7223).
Schedule and Highlights:
October 3 – ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (7:30 PM on FOX Sports 1)
Post-race concert by Drowning Pool, Turn 1 grandstand area outside of Hospitality Village, approximately 10 PM.
October 4 – NASCAR Nationwide Series (Kansas Lottery 300), 2:30 PM (ESPN and MRN)
October 5 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Hollywood Casino 400), 1 PM (ESPN and MRN)
Members of the Son Tay Raiders, who in 1970 raided Son Tay prison camp where American soldiers were being held, will be recognized during pre-race ceremonies. For their actions during the raid, the members of the task force were awarded six Distinguished Service Crosses, five Air Force Crosses, and eighty-three Silver Stars.
The U.S. Army Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team – the Black Daggers - are scheduled to parachute into Kansas Speedway as part of the Son Tay Raiders recognition during pre-race.
The Son Tay Raiders, the Black Daggers and the Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha 5312 will all be on stage for the National Anthem.
The KC Flight Formation Team will perform the flyover for the Hollywood Casino 400. The flyover will have pink smoke to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Pre-race concert by Joe Nichols on the tri-oval pre-race stage at 11:15 AM.
In Sprint Fan Walk, Katy Guillen and the Girls will perform at 10:30 AM.
KCSP 610 AM will be broadcasting live from Sprint Fan Walk from 10 AM – Noon.
All times central, and times and events subject to change without notice.
VIPs subject to change without notice.
As a reminder, Kansas Speedway offers free parking for all guests in our general parking lots. Please follow signs, parking attendants and local law enforcement directions to enter the parking lots as quickly as possible. Please remember by not following these directions or flow of traffic, that it will impede your time entering and exiting Kansas Speedway’s parking lots.
Overnight parking is not allowed.
Tickets are available for all three races by calling 866-460-RACE (7223), online at www.kansasspeedway.com, at the Kansas Speedway Ticket Office (400 Speedway Blvd., Kansas City, KS) from 9 AM – 5 PM Monday – Friday or on the day of the race at the ticket booth at Gate B. Tickets for Sprint FanWalk on October 3 – 4 are available, along with weekend tickets to Kansas Speedway’s Fan Hospitality area (the Finish Line).
Kansas Speedway’s Ticket Office will be open on Saturday, September 27 from 10 AM – 3 PM.
Ticket office hours for race week are as follows:
September 29 – October 2 – Kansas Speedway Administrative Ticket Office, 9 AM – 5 PM.
Friday, October 3, Gate B Ticket Booth, 8 AM until one hour after the start of the ARCA race.
Saturday, October 4, Gate B Ticket Booth, 8 AM until one hour after the start of the Kansas Lottery 300.
Sunday, October 5, Gate B Ticket Booth, 8 AM until one hour after the start of the Hollywood Casino 400.
Please remember that tickets cannot be resold on Kansas Speedway property.
Watching on TV
Races, practices and qualifying from Kansas Speedway can be seen on ESPN, FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports 2 October 3-5. Check local listings for times.
Fans can tune into MRN affiliates throughout the country to hear coverage of Kansas Speedway’s races. In Kansas City, the MRN affiliate is 102.5 FM. Fans can also listen to MRN’s coverage on Sirius Satellite Radio’s NASCAR channel.
Fans can participate in the conversation on social media by following Kansas Speedway at facebook.com/kansasspeedway, on Twitter (@kansasspeedway and @ksspeedwayprez), and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/kansasspeedway. Join the conversation by using #HC400.
Driving to the Races
Kansas Speedway is conveniently located off of I-435 and I-70. Fans traveling on I-70 can exit at the 110th Street/Speedway Blvd. exit or exit onto I-435 North and exit onto State Ave. West. Fans traveling on I-435 should exit at State Ave. West. Follow the signs to the parking lots.
Please remember that due to the large volume of traffic, there will be delays entering and exiting the facility.
Please also remember that pedestrians may not cross State Ave. to enter or leave Kansas Speedway.
Race fans can purchase driver specific merchandise at the merchandise trailers located near Gate B. Race and track specific merchandise, including race programs can be purchased at stands located throughout Kansas Speedway.
Kansas Speedway’s display midway is located north of Gate B. Several corporate displays will be on hand, including displays from the following.
3M, 5-HR Energy, AAA Missouri, Aaron’s, ACORE, America Diabetes Association, BlueGreen, Coca-Cola, Crown Royal, Factory Motor Parts, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Goodyear, Growth Energy, Kansas Army National Guard, Kansas Lottery, Kansas Speedway Racing 101, NASCAR Foundation, New Holland, Olathe Ford RV Center, Sprint, Toyota, U.S. Air Force, and Racing 101.
The Display Midway is open on Friday, October 3rd, from 10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday, October 4th, 8 AM – 1 PM and on Sunday, October 5th, from 8 AM – 1 PM.
New Menu Items
Americrown, Kansas Speedway’s official concession provider, is offering new menu items in 2014. Following is a list of some of the new items at Kansas Speedway this year.
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
The Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is open 24 hours a day throughout Kansas Speedway’s race weekend. In addition to gaming, Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway offers several dining options (Final Cut Steakhouse, The Epic Buffett, Turn 2 Sports Bar and Restaurant, Hollywood and Grind, and the Marquee Café).
For additional information, visit www.hollywoodcasinokansas.com.
KANSAS SPEEDWAY – POLICY REMINDERS
Bag Inspection Policy
No Smoking Policy