Speedway Children's Charities September Weekend Experience Package Auction Launches Sept. 2
SPARTA, Ky. - The Kentucky Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities (SCC) is excited to announce the SCC Online Auction for Kentucky Speedway's September race weekend. The online auction will open on Tuesday, September 2, at noon. The winners of each online package will receive a unique race day experience on Friday, September 19, or Saturday, September 20, that includes a meet and greets with drivers Brian Scott or Frank Kimmel, a pace car ride, waving the green flag during ARCA qualifying, access to Victory Lane, and more!
"From start to finish, these packages are filled with exciting opportunities," said Chapter Director Dayna Winslette. "Who wouldn't want to spend time at Kentucky Speedway with Nationwide Series star Brian Scott or with ARCA racing superstar Frank Kimmel? Plus, what makes these experiences even better is knowing that you are helping local children in need at the same time."
The NASCAR Nationwide Series online package is headlined by a meet and greet with Scott, access to the series' drivers meeting, a chance to watch part of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 from the team's pit box and access to Victory Lane.
In addition, the package, which will be fulfilled on Saturday, Sept. 20, includes the opportunity to take laps around Kentucky Speedway in an Official Pace Car, and experience driver Introductions trackside.
The ARCA Series package includes a meet and greet with Frank Kimmel, 10-time ARCA champion and four-time ARCA race winner at Kentucky Speedway. During fulfillment on Friday, September 19, the winner and one guest will have the opportunity to wave the green flag at ARCA qualifying, access to the series drivers meeting, and finish the night in Victory Lane with the ZLOOP 150 champion.
Fans will have two weeks to bid on each of these packages. The opening bid for the Nationwide package is $500, and bidding will close at 10 p.m. on Monday, September 15. The ARCA package will open at $150, and bidding will close at 11 p.m. that same evening. All proceeds from the online auction benefit Speedway Children's Charities and children throughout the Tri-State.
ABOUT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY CHAPTER OF SCC:
Operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Kentucky Speedway Chapter is dedicated to helping children improve their quality of life, and through its various events and activities, the chapter strives to raise critical funds and provide grants to worthy non-profit organizations in the tri-state area. The chapter has partnered with Feed the Children to distribute over 640,000 pounds of food and supplies to families in need and hosted several fundraising events, such as the Ride of a Lifetime Live Auction, Laps for Charity, cornhole tournaments, memorabilia auctions, and more. For additional information about the chapter and its 2014 schedule of events, please visit the SCC Chapter Home Page.