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SMI, TMS PUT FAMILIES FIRST WITH $10 CUP KIDS TICKETS IN 2017

CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 29, 2016) – In conjunction with a NASCAR industry-wide effort to offer free NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and XFINITY Series tickets for children 12 and under next season, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: TRK) announced a company-wide Fans First initiative Monday to price select children’s tickets at just $10 each to Cup Series events at its eight premier speedways beginning in 2017.

“Coming to the races should be about fun, not finances,” said Speedway Motorsports’ President and Chief Executive Officer Marcus Smith. “Now a parent can get his or her child through the gates for an entire weekend of NASCAR events – including pole night, a Camping World Truck or XFINITY Series race and a Cup Series race – for just $10. This is one of the best, if not THE best, family values in all professional sports.

“NASCAR fans have passed down their passion for motorsports from generation to generation for decades, and through this new Fans First initiative, we’ll continue that legacy by introducing young fans to the sport and engaging them for years to come.”

With an adult ticket purchase, fans can buy up to two $10 tickets for children ages 12 and under to that same event in select seating sections. This offer is available at all of the 13 Cup Series events shown below next season.

Tickets for many of Speedway Motorsports’ 2017 events are already on sale. A complete schedule of the company’s Cup Series races is below:

March 5          Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500               Atlanta Motor Speedway

March 12        Kobalt 400                                           Las Vegas Motor Speedway

April 9             O’Reilly Auto Parts 500                      Texas Motor Speedway

April 23           Food City 500                                     Bristol Motor Speedway

May 20            NASCAR All-Star Race                      Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 28            Coca-Cola 600                                    Charlotte Motor Speedway

June 25           Toyota/Save Mart 350                        Sonoma Raceway

July 8              Quaker State 400                               Kentucky Speedway

July 16            New Hampshire 301                           New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Aug. 19           Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race      Bristol Motor Speedway

Sept. 24          New England 300                               New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Oct. 7              Bank of America 500                          Charlotte Motor Speedway

Nov. 5             AAA Texas 500                                   Texas Motor Speedway

Fans can obtain tickets to any on-sale Speedway Motorsports event by visiting www.speedwaymotorsports.com or www.ticketmaster.com. 

About Speedway Motorsports, Inc.

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. is a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports entertainment in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates the following premier facilities: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sonoma Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway. The Company provides souvenir merchandising services through its SMI Properties subsidiaries; manufactures and distributes smaller-scale, modified racing cars and parts through its U.S. Legend Cars International subsidiary; and produces and broadcasts syndicated motorsports programming to radio stations nationwide through its Performance Racing Network subsidiary. For more information about the company, please visit the Speedway Motorsports website.

About the author

The Texas Motor Speedway Media Relations Department is located on the 6th floor of The Speedway Club outside of Turn 1 of the speedway. 

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