KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kansas Speedway will host the Kansas African American Affairs Commission Community and Government Youth Leadership Academy graduation and awards banquet on April 5th. The session will include participants meeting with business leaders from the Kansas City area and learning about the development of the science industries.
The Leadership Academy is for students ages 16-18 and will introduce them to the basics of leadership and development while highlighting Kansas history and government. The academy begins March 16.
For additional information regarding the Leadership Academy, contact Latoria Chinn with Kansas Speedway at 913-328-3300.
Kansas Speedway’s seventh season of racing kicks off the weekend of April 27 with the IndyCar Series Kansas Lottery 300, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 and the ARCA Re/Max Series Kansas Lottery $150 Grand.
Season tickets for the 2007 season are on sale now and include five great races – the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Kansas 400 (Sept. 30), the NASCAR Busch Series Yellow Transportation 300 and USAC kansasspeedway.com 100 (Sept. 29), the IndyCar Series Kansas Lottery Indy 300 (April 29) and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 200 (April 28). To purchase tickets, call 866.460.RACE or log onto www.kansasspeedway.com.
Parking is always free at Kansas Speedway and fans may bring 6x6x12-inch soft-sided coolers with their favorite food and beverage into the grandstands.