The NASCAR Cup Series drivers put it all on the line in their quest to secure an iconic win in the Lone Star State. The Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 is make or break in the Round of 8 for the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs drivers looking to secure a spot in the Championship 4.
Speedway Children’s Charities
Speedway Children’s Charities was founded by Speedway Motorsports, Inc.’s O. Bruton Smith, Chairman of the Board, in 1982 after the death of his son. Since 1982, the charity has grown to include chapters at each of the SMI speedways across the country including, Charlotte, NC, Atlanta, GA, Bristol, TN, Sonoma, CA, Loudon, NH, Fort Worth, TX, Sparta, KY and Las Vegas, NV.
Since 197 we have distributed more than $11.35 Million in Funding too non-profits in North Texas supporting children in need.
The funds distributed by Speedway Children's Charities are raised through special events held throughout the year. Most of Speedway Children's Charities events are geared around the three major race weeks at Texas Motor Speedway.
Our Reach is Far
Speedway Children’s Charities could fill the grandstands at Texas Motor Speedway 14 times with the number of children we have helped since 1997. Our reach is far, and the dollars we raise go directly to helping children in our community.
Who Qualifies for Funding?
Children's organizations in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties are eligible to apply for the Speedway Children's Charities' annual Founders and Partner Grants. Qualified applicants must directly fulfill needs of children in our area and be a registered 501(c)(3) organization.