USAR: Series names Hampton event sponsor

USARacing acquires title sponsorship for Langley Speedway event Concord, NC -- May 13, 2009 - USARacing is proud to announce Hampton (VA) Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) has been named the title sponsor of the Pro Cup Series' third...

USARacing acquires title sponsorship for Langley Speedway event

Concord, NC -- May 13, 2009 - USARacing is proud to announce Hampton (VA) Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) has been named the title sponsor of the Pro Cup Series' third event of the season. The HAMPTON VIRGINIA 250 is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. start on May 23 at Langley Speedway in Hampton, VA.

"We take great pleasure in having the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau as our title sponsor for the Langley race," said Jimmy Wilson, Vice President/ Series Director. "We're excited about the Series' return to the area and to Langley Speedway. Hampton is a beautiful part of the country, rich in history and racing heritage. It's a total package and we're happy to do our part to promote tourism to the area."

Hampton, located on the Chesapeake Bay, is included within the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Statistical Area. Rich in history, Hampton is poised to celebrate its 400th anniversary in 2010. Hampton presents visitors with family-friendly attractions, desirable shopping and restaurants that are unique to the city. The city's easily navigable waterways lure outdoor recreation enthusiasts with activities such as relaxing on the city's bay beachfront, touring Hampton Roads harbor, kayak and canoe rentals, and fishing aboard charter vessels. Hampton is conveniently accessible by car, plane, AMTRAK, or personal boat.

"Hosting the USARacing Pro Cup Series over Memorial Day weekend is a wonderful addition to our festivities" said Sallie Grant-DiVenuti, Hampton CVB executive director. Langley Speedway has long been known in racing circles as one of the oldest, most celebrated tracks of its kind in the nation. The Speedway is recognized as a venue the entire family can enjoy with generous seating, exciting action and a special section where the kids can play.

Don't miss the HAMPTON VIRGINIA 250 plus local stars from the Late Model and Grand Stocks Series at Langley Speedway in Hampton, VA on May 23, 2009. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. Pro Cup Series practice begins at 11:00 a.m., qualifying at 4:00 p.m. and racing starts at 7:00 p.m. For ticket information visit www.langley-speedway.com or call 757-865-7223. For more information on the Hampton, VA area and the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau, go to www.visithampton.com.

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