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What's New At Texas Motor Speedway In 2011

by TMS Media Relations | Mar 02, 2011

  • Samsung Mobile Celebrates Anniversary With Special Fan Promotion
  • WinStar World Casino Extends And Expands Relationship With TMS
  • Chevy Fan Day To Offer Unique Experience, Free Day Of Racing
  • Garage Area Gets A Face “Lift”

FORT WORTH, Texas (March 2, 2011) – Texas Motor Speedway will become the first NASCAR track to be featured on a state license plate as the speedway has partnered with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to provide Texans with a customized plate.

The customized license plate is emblazoned with the iconic Texas Motor Speedway logo and accompanied with the famous tagline, “The Great American Speedway!” The plate also features a traditional checkered flag in the background.

“We are excited that Texas Motor Speedway’s loyal race fans will be able to show their support 24/7 as they drive across the Lone Star State,” Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage said. “Texas Motor Speedway is home to the most loyal race fans, so I foresee these plates being seen all over Texas’ highways.”

The made-to-order plates currently are available for pre-order and will be released in May. The personalized plate costs $55 for one year, $195 for five years or $295 for 10 years. The plate is available by visiting www.myplates.com or by calling (888) 769-7528.

Samsung Mobile Celebrating 10 Years With Texas Motor Speedway

Samsung Mobile, the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States, is celebrating its 10th anniversary as the title sponsor of Texas Motor Speedway’s spring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race by giving one lucky fan a new ride.

Beginning today through April 3, fans can enter on www.texasmotorspeedway.com to win a uniquely designed “10 Years Rolling” 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, which features the past nine Samsung Mobile 500 winning moments in a special car wrap.

Following the deadline, 10 semifinalists will be chosen to attend the Samsung Mobile 500 on Saturday, April 9, as VIP guests. Each semifinalist will receive two Victory Lane Club suite passes and two pit passes for race day. Prior to the start of the race, each semifinalist will be given a key and the one that starts the engine of the “10 Years Rolling” Camaro will win the car and pace the field for the start of the Samsung Mobile 500.

The sweepstakes is open to the regional area only (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas) and fans must be 18 years or older to register. Additional rules can be found at www.texasmotorspeedway.com.

Samsung Mobile also will be giving away commemorative “10 Years Rolling” posters, featuring the past nine race winners, prior to the Samsung Mobile 500 at the Samsung Mobile display located outside Gate 4.

WinStar World Casino Partnering With TMS Through 2015

Thackerville, Okla.-based WinStar World Casino is expanding its relationship with Texas Motor Speedway by becoming the “Official Casino of Texas Motor Speedway” and continuing its title sponsorship of the racing venue’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in June and November through 2015.

In addition, WinStar World Casino will serve as the presenting sponsor of the “No Limits” Garage Party prior to the Samsung Mobile 500 and AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in April and November; become a Texas Motor Speedway “Preferred Hotel Partner”; and sponsor of the Lone Star Circle and Victory Circle campgrounds.

“We are extremely pleased to not only extend our relationship with Texas Motor Speedway through 2015, but also expand our sponsorship opportunities,” WinStar World Casino Senior Marketing Manager Brian Zanazanian said. “We have grown rapidly since we came aboard in 2009 as the title sponsor of the June NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and since then have witnessed first-hand the loyalty of NASCAR fans and the benefits of working with one of the country’s premier motorsports facilities.

“In addition to sponsoring both truck series races, two campgrounds and the “No Limits” Garage Party, we are proud to now hold the designations of ‘Official Casino of Texas Motor Speedway’ and ‘Preferred Hotel Partner’ among our sponsorship assets.’’

The WinStar World Casino 400k on Friday, June 10, is the ninth of 25 races on the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. This will be the 15th truck race that is coupled with the IndyCar Series, a tradition that began in the inaugural 1997 season of “The Great American Speedway!”

Kicking off the November 4-6 NASCAR tripleheader is the WinStar World Casino 350k, which will be the seventh edition of the fall NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Texas Motor Speedway. The Nov. 4 event is followed by the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Nationwide Series race and AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, respectively.

Tickets for the WinStar World Casino 400k and WinStar World Casino 350k are available by calling the Texas Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (817) 215-8500 or by visiting www.texasmotorspeedway.com.

Team Chevy Drivers To Award Hot Laps To Lucky Winners

Texas Motor Speedway and Chevrolet will play host to Chevy Fan Day on Thursday, April 7, and provide fans with a free day at the track during Samsung Mobile 500 race week and the opportunity to win a pace ride with a Team Chevy driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

Beginning today, all fans have to do is visit www.texasmotorspeedway.com to sign up for a voucher good for four free grandstand tickets for Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series practice on April 7, beginning at 2 p.m. CT.

Fans also will be registered to win a ride with select Chevy Sprint Cup Series drivers for hot laps around Texas Motor Speedway. Texas Motor Speedway’s official broadcast partner – KRLD-FM 105.3 The FAN – also will be offering listeners the chance to win.

Fans can redeem their voucher at any open ticket office when they arrive at Texas Motor Speedway that day.

“For fans to see the stars of the Sprint Cup Series practice for the Samsung Mobile 500 and then to get a chance at this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get a ride from a Chevy driver without having to pull out their wallet is pretty amazing,” Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage said. “This is just another way we are working to go ‘No Limits’ for our loyal fans.”

LiftMaster To Serve As ‘Official Garage Door Opener’ Of TMS

Texas Motor Speedway’s garage area will get a face lift thanks in part to the speedway’s newest sponsor, LiftMaster. LiftMaster has been named as the “Official Garage Door Opener” of Texas Motor Speedway and also will serve as the sponsor of the LiftMaster Garage, which will house the Nationwide Series and IndyCar Series during the speedway’s race weekends.

The LiftMaster Garage also will serve as the home for the “No Limits” Garage Party Presented By WinStar World Casino, held prior to the speedway’s two Sprint Cup Series races in April and November, and providing visibility to thousands of fans that will attend the event held exclusively for season-ticket holders. The garage area also will be the home to numerous corporate events and driving schools utilizing Texas Motor Speedway throughout the year.

“We are excited to have LiftMaster join Texas Motor Speedway’s family of sponsors,” Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage said. “As Texas’ largest sporting event, LiftMaster will have the attention of the thousands of race fans that visit ‘The Great American Speedway!’ for our race weekends and throughout the year.”

The LiftMaster Garage makes its debut during the upcoming Samsung Mobile 500 race weekend scheduled for April 7-9. Tickets are available for the Samsung Mobile 500 weekend by visiting www.texasmotorspeedway.com, or by calling the Texas Motor Speedway ticket office at (817) 215-8500.

Tailgater Monthly To Put Its Touch On Pit Stop Park

Tailgater Monthly Magazine, the ultimate source for tailgaters, will sponsor Texas Motor Speedway’s recently constructed fan amenity that will now be known as The Tailgater Monthly Pit Stop Park at Texas Motor Speedway.

Tailgater Monthly Magazine will help fans get geared up in the speedway’s premiere tailgating area located just outside Gate 4. The park will include a Tailgater Monthly Magazine bus that will be equipped with television screens and all the essential tailgating necessities.

“We are extremely excited about partnering with one of the premier NASCAR tracks in the country,” Tailgater Monthly Magazine CEO Kevin Miller said. “Tailgating at NASCAR is not just tolerated, it’s celebrated and Pit Stop Park at Texas Motor Speedway just underscores that fact.”

The Tailgater Monthly Pit Stop Park at Texas Motor Speedway allows fans with personal vehicles to enjoy the luxury of a spacious tailgating spot to accommodate all their tailgating needs.

The park will include 76 reserved spaces and feature a portable comfort station; common area featuring picnic tables, horseshoe pits and bean-bag toss areas; security staffing; catering options through Levy Restaurants; daily bagged trash pick-up, and more.

Spots for the Tailgater Monthly Pit Stop Park at Texas Motor Speedway are available by contacting the Texas Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (817) 215-8500. 


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