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VisitMyrtleBeach.com Renews Sponsorship for Kentucky Speedway's Fall NASCAR XFINITY Series Race

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (December 10, 2014) – One of the fastest-growing family and vacation destinations in the nation, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina will continue as the title sponsor of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race. The 2015 event will take the green flag at Kentucky Speedway Saturday, Sept. 26 at 8:00 p.m. and be televised on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN). 

“The Grand Strand” welcomes an average of 15 million annual visitors, many of whom travel from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Myrtle Beach visitors experience true southern hospitality while enjoying 60 miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, more than 100 championship golf courses, countless family attractions, live entertainment and Carolina Coastal cuisine specializing in fresh seafood.

“We are excited to be back as the title sponsor for the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway NASCAR XFINITY Series race,” said Scott Schult, executive vice president of marketing for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. “This partnership helps us engage with race fans throughout Kentucky, Ohio and the region to inspire them to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. NASCAR fans and our visitors are very similar – they both love family fun and excitement. This is a great platform for creating future guests.”

The VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway will conclude a two-race weekend that begins Friday, Sept. 25 with the ARCA Racing Series (ARS) Kentucky 150.

“Our 2014 race confirmed what we already knew, that race fans everywhere love Myrtle Beach!,” said Mark Simendinger, Kentucky Speedway General Manager. “Whether it was fans visiting our track loving the car show, sand sculpture and beach theme or those watching Brendan Gaughan celebrate winning a Myrtle Beach vacation for his entire team on TV, everybody loved this innovative sponsor. We are excited about delivering even more fun to our fans in 2015.”

Tickets, campsites and Fan Zone passes for all Kentucky Speedway events can be purchased through www.kentuckyspeedway.com, by calling (859) 578-2300 or visiting the Kentucky Speedway ticket office at 1 Speedway Drive in Sparta, Ky., just off Interstate 71 Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 N.

About Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Stretching from Little River to Pawleys Island and comprising 12 distinct communities, the Myrtle Beach area is home to 60 miles of sandy beaches, world-class golf and an assortment of entertainment and family attractions. Popularly known as the Grand Strand, the Myrtle Beach area presents the quintessential vacation experience peppered with plenty of Southern hospitality.

 

For additional information on the Myrtle Beach area, visit www.visitmyrtlebeach.com or call (888) Myrtle-1.

 

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Tim Bray, (859) 578-2694, (859) 991-1005 tbray@kentuckyspeedway.com

Len Glockner, (859) 578-2329, (606) 922-3244 lglockner@kentuckyspeedway.com

Ashley Shirley, (859) 578-2360, (513) 703-0003 ashirley@kentuckyspeedway.com

Kimberly Miles, (843) 655-7902 MBTeam@Fahlgren.com