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Chateau Avalon Welcomes Race Fans!

Posted by Jayme Clark on Thu, Apr 19,2012 @ 04:35

As many of you know, this weekend is one of the most exciting weekends of the year for the Kansas City, KS area. This weekend, we welcome another NASCAR race event. With throngs of race fans, drivers and vendors in the area, there is sure to be plenty of excitement in the air.

Looking across the street from Chateau Avalon, we can already see the race fans beginning to arrive! The schedule is packed with fun activities and of course the real reason everyone's Race Weekendhere...the races! Please see the race schedule below:

  • Friday April 20 NASCAR Practice –donations for Leukemia Lymphoma Society
    • 9am-parking lots open,
    • 10:30am-SPEED Stage Opens,
    • 11am-Leukemia Lymphoma Society Sprint FanWalk opens,
    • 11am-3pm-Chevy Ride and Drive,
    • 11:20am-12:20pm-NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice,
    • 12:30pm-1:50pm-NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice,
    • 2pm-3:20pm-NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice,
    • 3:30pm-5pm-NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice,
    • 5pm- Trackside Live at the SPEED Stage.
  • Saturday April 21: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' STP 250
    • 6am-parking lots open,
    • 8am-gates open-Sprint FanWalk Opens featuring Vintage STP #43 Car and  Kansas Army National Guard displays-Midway Displays Opens featuring SPEED Stage, Racing 101 Display and Chevy Ride and Drive,
    • 9am-Richard Petty Motorsports Car Unveiling in Sprint FanWalk,
    • 9:30am-11:15am-NASCAR Autograph Session (wristband required) in Sprint FanWalk Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Martin Truex Jr., Landon Cassill,
    • 9:35am- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Qualifying,
    • 10am- Jeff Gordon Q&A in the Finish Line,
    • 10:30am- NASCAR Live at the SPEED Stage in Midway Display,
    • 10:30am- Ryan Newman Q&A at the Finish Line,
    • 10:30am- Q&A with Richard Petty and Aric Almirola at Sprint FanWalk,
    • 11:10am- NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying,
    • 12:30pm- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Introductions,
    • 1pm-NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race - SFP 250 
  • Sunday April 22: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' STP 400
    • 6am-Parking lots open
    • 8m-Gates open, Midway Displays Opens, featuring SPEED Stage, Racing 101 Display and Chevy Ride and Drive
    • 9am-Crossover Gates Open for Track Pass
    • 9:30am-NASCAR Race day at the SPEED Stage in Midway Display
    • 10:15-11:05am- Pre-Race Concert: Kenny Wayne Shepherd 
    • 11am- Crossover Gates Close for Entrance to Infield for Track Pass
    • 11:20am- NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Introductions 
    • 12pm-NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race - STP 400
Looking forward to a great time as we host fans, drivers, crews and everyone in-between! Have a wonderful weekend!

Topics: Kansas Speedway, Race Weekend, Chateau Avalon