WWS: 24 Hour Fitness to sponsor Las Vegas event

24 Hour Fitness to sponsor NASCAR Winston West race at LVMS LAS VEGAS -- 24 Hour Fitness has partnered with Las Vegas Motor Speedway to sponsor the NASCAR Winston West Series event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 13. ...

24 Hour Fitness to sponsor NASCAR Winston West race at LVMS

LAS VEGAS -- 24 Hour Fitness has partnered with Las Vegas Motor Speedway to sponsor the NASCAR Winston West Series event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 13.

The 24 Hour Fitness 150 will be part of a two-day racing tripleheader on LVMS' 1.5-mile superspeedway. A 100-mile NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series event will precede the 24 Hour Fitness 150. The Orleans 350 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series will close the racing weekend on Sunday, Oct. 14.

" We're excited to have 24 Hour Fitness join us as the sponsor of our NASCAR Winston West event this October," said Chris Powell, LVMS executive vice president and general manager." This is a company that is recognized globally for its contributions to physical fitness. 24 Hour Fitness has been a corporate partner of the speedway for a number of years. We're extremely pleased to see 24 Hour Fitness increase its commitment to motorsports in Las Vegas."

24 Hour Fitness, the leading global health and fitness chain, is headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif. The company also sponsors Bill Sedgwick's Chevrolet Monte Carlo in the NASCAR Winston West Series.

" 24 Hour Fitness is thrilled to see our partnership with NASCAR grow," said Chris Marek, director of new business development for 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc." Our members and employees share the enthusiasm. We've been an avid member of the Las Vegas sporting community for more than five years and currently have 12 clubs in the area to help residents accomplish their fitness goals."

In addition to Sedgwick, the 24 Hour Fitness 150 will feature defending series champion and Las Vegas native Brendan Gaughan, the legendary Herschel McGriff and rookie standout Mark Reed, who won the Winston West event on the LVMS Bullring on March 1.

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is owned and operated by Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK), a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United

States. In addition to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, SMI owns and operates the following premiere facilities: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Lowe's Motor Speedway at Charlotte, Sears Point Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway. SMI also provides event food,

beverage, and souvenir merchandising services through its Finish Line Events subsidiary, and manufactures and distributes smaller-scale, modified racing cars through its 600 Racing subsidiary.

24 Hour Fitness USA Inc., serves more than 1.5 million members in more than 286 clubs located in fifteen states. 24 Hour Fitness is committed to making fitness accessible and affordable to people of all fitness levels. Supporting the communities it serves, 24 Hour Fitness sponsors many charitable events and organizations including Special Olympics and the Magic Johnson Foundation. Please call 1-800-204-2400 or visit www.24HourFitness.com for more information and to find the location nearest you.

For information and tickets, call Las Vegas Motor Speedway's ticket office at (800) 644-4444 or visit the speedway's website at www.lvms.com.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Brendan Gaughan , Mark Reed