Henrico County Issues Proclamation for NASCAR Week April 24-30
Track President Doug Fritz Accepts the Proclamation
Track president Doug Fritz accepts the proclamation from Frank Thornton, Chairman of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors
Richmond International Raceway President Doug Fritz was on hand at the Board’s meeting to accept the proclamation from Frank J. Thornton, Chairman of the Henrico County Board of Supervisors and Fairfield District representative.
“Now, therefore, be it proclaimed, that the Board of Supervisors of Henrico County, Virginia hereby recognizes April 24 – April 30, 2011 as NASCAR Race Week and calls this observance to the attention of all Henrico citizens,” the proclamation concludes.
NASCAR Race Week in Henrico County features the start of the 2011 race season at Richmond International Raceway April 28-30 with four races in three nights! Tickets are on sale now for the Crown Royal Presents The Matthew & Daniel Hansen 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race “under the lights” on Saturday, April 30. Advance tickets start at $45 and can be purchased by clicking here or by calling 866-455-7223.
On Friday night, April 29, the NASCAR Nationwide Series returns for the BUBBA burger 250 race “under the lights.” Friday’s ticket includes Wawa Pole Qualifying and practice for the Sprint Cup Series, as well as NBC12 Pole Qualifying and practice for the Nationwide Series. Friday’s tickets start at $30 in advance and can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling 866-455-7223. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult in general admission sections on Friday.
The weekend kicks off with a doubleheader on Thursday night, April 28, beginning with the Blue Ox 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race, followed by the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown. Thursday’s tickets are $25 and all seats are general admission. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult on Thursday. For tickets, click here or call 866-455-7223.
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