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Speedway to raise funds for storm victims

May 26, 2011

— Kansas Speedway is lending access to its track to assist disaster relief efforts in tornado-ravaged Reading, Kan., and Joplin, Mo.

For a $25 donation to the American Red Cross, race fans will have the opportunity to drive their personal vehicle around Kansas Speedway from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 24. For a donation of $50 to the American Red Cross, fans will have the opportunity to drive their vehicles around Kansas Speedway from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 19, as part of the first event under the lights at Kansas Speedway.

The American Red Cross will accept cash and check donations June 4-5 at Kansas Speedway. Vouchers will be given to any fan that donates during the Speedway’s upcoming race weekend that will be redeemable for the corresponding date.

All vehicles must be street legal and equipped with enough seatbelts for all passengers. RV’s, tractor-trailers and motorcycles will not be permitted.

Fans can text “redcross” to 90999 to contribute a $10 donation. Fans are also encouraged to visit the American Red Cross website,, for additional ways to assist the relief efforts.

To keep up to date on Kansas Speedway’s relief efforts, fans can visit and


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