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Kansas Speedway tickets on sale

Tickets for the 2018 Kansas Speedway racing season are on sale and the track is offering more $64 ticket choices for both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races.

Also new in 2018 is more youth ticket options. In addition, several sections of Kansas Speedway grandstands have been enhanced with drink rails to offer race fans a more comfortable experience.

In addition to more $64 tickets for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race tickets start at $25, while tickets for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race start at $40. For both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races, kids are free with an adult ticket purchase in sections that offer youth pricing.

For fans wanting to attend both NASCAR race weekends, Kansas Speedway is still offering season tickets – the best value for race fans. Season ticket packages include four NASCAR races, a pre-race pass for each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, a parking pass, and the opportunity to drive their personal car on the track this summer.

Kansas Speedway has introduced a new hospitality option, the Ignition Garage, for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race day that will include driver Q&A sessions, a pre-race pass, a guided tour of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage, and much more.

For fans who want to enhance their race day experience, Kansas Speedway offers several options:
• A pre-race pass – allows access to the DC Solar FanWalk to watch the drivers meeting, plus access to the infield for driver introductions and the pre-race concert;
• VIP package – a bucket list item for any race fan, this package includes special seating in the drivers meeting, a guided tour of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage, VIP parking and a welcome reception in the President’s suite;
• Premium tailgate spot – for the ultimate tailgate experience, fans get a reserved spot in the front row of the paved parking lot near the Midway Display to give fans a prime location to start their race day;
• A paid parking spot – secure a spot in some of the closest lots to the Kansas Speedway grandstand.

Fans who pre-purchase their tickets have the opportunity to get at least a 20 percent discount on scanner rentals, which allows them to listen to the drivers and crew chiefs communicate during the race.

To purchase tickets, fans can call 866-460-7223, log onto www.kansasspeedway.com or stop by the Kansas Speedway Ticket Office Monday – Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, has two NASCAR race weekends planned this year, May 11-12 and Oct. 20-21.

– Information from Kansas Speedway

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Trucks, equipment stolen from Kansas Speedway; reward offered

Kansas Speedway is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the earliest possible identification and arrest of the person or persons responsible for theft of equipment and vehicles last week, according to a spokesman.

Two trucks, a paint trailer, electrical distribution cables, small hand tools, air hoses, a safety harness, multiple paint sprayers and a scooter were stolen, the spokesman stated. The ignition lock of another truck was damaged.

One truck has been recovered, according to the spokesman. The theft occurred at 1:22 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Kansas Speedway maintenance building, the spokesman stated. The speedway is near I-70 and I-435 in Kansas City, Kansas.

The truck that has not been recovered is a red 2001 Ford F250 4×4, with a Kansas Speedway logo on the door and a Ford Racing logo on the tailgate, the spokesman stated.

“I ask anyone that has any knowledge about this theft to please contact the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department immediately,” Kansas Speedway President Patrick Warren said, in a news release. “I’m also asking for everyone to keep their eyes open in case anyone attempts to sell any of these items and to contact the police immediately.”

Tips can be called into the Crime Stoppers hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.kccrimestoppers.com by clicking on the Submit a Tip button.

It is off-season at the Kansas Speedway, where the first race this year will be held May 11-12 with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. For more racing information, visit www.kansasspeedway.com/.

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More photos from the Hollywood Casino 400 race

Martin Truex Jr. won the Hollywood Casino 400 race Sunday at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Fan photos by Steve Rupert

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at the Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

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