Orleans signs on as sponsor at the Bullring

The Orleans to sponsor NASCAR Weekly Racing at the Bullring LAS VEGAS& ...

The Orleans to sponsor NASCAR Weekly Racing at the Bullring

LAS VEGAS– The Orleans Hotel & Casino has become the official sponsor of the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 2002 season. Racing each week at the Bullring will now be known as The Orleans NASCAR Weekly Racing Series.

“ The Orleans Hotel and Casino has been a great friend of the speedway for a long time,” said David Stetzer, LVMS director of short-track events.“ The Orleans has been involved with the speedway at the NASCAR Winston Cup and Craftsman Truck Series levels. We are very excited to have them involved at the Bullring with the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series.”

In addition, The Orleans also will sponsor the April 13 NASCAR Winston West event at the 3/8-mile oval.

“ The Orleans Hotel and Casino is excited to continue the long-term relationship with Las Vegas Motor Speedway and support the grassroots racing at the Bullring,” said Michael Gaughan, chairman of the board of Coast Casinos.

As part of The Orleans NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, race fans can receive discounted general admission tickets. Coast Casinos club cards and current sports book tickets can be presented to the LVMS box office to receive half off a full price adult general admission ticket (reg. $12), with a maximum of four discounted tickets per person.

NASCAR Late Models, NASCAR Outlaws Stocks, NASCAR Chargers, I.M.C.A. Modifieds, Legends Cars, Bandolero Cars, Bullring Bombers, Thunder Roadsters and Mechanix Wear Speed Trucks will all take to the track this year at the Bullring for The Orleans NASCAR Weekly Racing Series.

Saturday marks the first of 16 weekly racing events at the Bullring. Qualifying is at 5:30 p.m., heat races at 6:30 p.m. and main events begin at 7:30 p.m. Pit gates open at 2:30 p.m. Admission to the pits is $25.

Spectator gates open at 5:00 p.m. General admission is $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens/ military personnel and $3 for children 6-12. Children five and under are free.

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