Make a Difference This Saturday At TMS
Texas Motor Speedway, in partnership with the NASCAR Foundation and the Hendrick Marrow Program, will host the second annual Blood and Marrow Drive on Saturday from 1-5 p.m. CT in the Lone Star Tower Clubhouse and from 5-10 p.m. CT in the infield of Texas Motor Speedway. The event, organized by Speedway Children's Charities-Texas Chapter will benefit Carter Blood Care and the National Marrow Donor Program at Cook Children's Hospital. Participants are encouraged to pre-register for the Blood Drive at TMS by contacting Marty Stone at Carter Blood Care at (817) 412-5387.
Texas Motor Speedway also will open up the race track to the public Saturday for "Laps for Charity II" presented by Speedway Children's Charities-Texas Chapter. For a $30 donation, fans can take three laps around "The Great American Speedway!" behind a pace vehicle. Photos in Victory Lane also will be available for an additional $10 donation. Laps will be conducted from 5-7 p.m. CT for car clubs (by reservation) and 7-10 p.m. CT for the public.
A new limited number of VIP packages also are available that include a five-lap session around TMS, a three-lap Corvette ride with the Texas Driving Experience, a complimentary event t-shirt, complimentary photograph in Victory Lane, a two-week trial membership to The Speedway Club and dinner for two this Saturday in The Speedway Club Starlight Dining Room. The cost of the VIP package is $250. For more information on "Laps for Charity II" and the special VIP packages, please call (817) 215-8421 or visit www.scctexas.org.