Renew for 2012 and win a trip to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards Banquet in Las Vegas

Fans who renew MIS tickets, camping by Nov. 18 deadline are automatically entered to win the Race to Vegas contest

Renewals are currently in the mail to race fans

American Muscle

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Oct. 4, 2011) — It’s an opportunity of a lifetime for race fans and all you have to do is renew your tickets or camping for Michigan International Speedway’s 2012 season and you’re automatically entered to win!

Last year’s winner Vic Loomis of East Lansing, Mich., will tell you it’s worth renewing for the 2012 season at MIS whether you win the Race to Vegas contest or not.

“I was lucky to win the MIS Race to Vegas contest and had a very enjoyable time at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards Ceremony last year,” Loomis said. “However, I also enjoy renewing my tickets to MIS every season because it not only guarantees me the lowest prices the speedway has for next year, but also assures me that I’m going to definitely be at the races next year, which is a great experience in itself. I look forward to the MIS race weekends every year and wouldn’t miss it!”

Loomis, who is a 23-year ticketholder at MIS and mayor of East Lansing, renewed his 2011 MIS tickets last year and was selected as the winner of the Race to Vegas contest, which gave him the trip to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas.

“Attending all the festivities with MIS President Roger Curtis was an experience I’ll never forget,” Loomis said. “I was able to meet many of the Chase drivers from last season and all of them were very appreciative that fans were getting involved in the awards ceremonies. MIS does a wonderful job of giving their fans unforgettable memories, whether it is in Las Vegas for the NASCAR awards, or during the race weekends through their Fan Appreciation Program. The fans are the number one priority for MIS and that is the way it should be in sports today.”

The speedway wants to give another lucky fan this year the opportunity to attend the awards ceremony in December with Curtis.

One lucky winner who renews for the 2012 season or places a $10 fully refundable deposit at MIS will win a trip for two to the ceremony in the Race to Vegas contest. The trip includes a four-day/three-night trip for two to Las Vegas from Nov 30-Dec. 3. The prize includes round-trip coach airfare and hotel accommodations, and a seat at the banquet.

“Our customers who renew their tickets or campsite each and every year are our most loyal fans. This contest is a fun way to get them excited about renewing for 2012,” Curtis said. “I’m happy to be able to bring one lucky winner and a guest with me to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards Ceremony for the third straight year. I had a great time with Mr. Loomis last year and can’t wait to give another MIS fan the same experience.”

The Sprint Cup Awards Ceremony will be making its third consecutive appearance in Las Vegas after being held in New York City for decades. The banquet-style event honors the top-12 drivers who made NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. The event is typically reserved for top dignitaries of NASCAR, race tracks, race teams and their sponsors.

“In our sport and at MIS, the fans ARE the dignitaries,” Curtis said. “We truly care about our race fans at MIS and if we can reward them with a trip to the awards ceremony, I’m more than happy to have them join me in celebrating NASCAR’s championship.”

For a complete list of contest rules, please visit Fans may also enter the contest by hand printing their name, address, zip code/postal code, daytime and evening phone numbers, and age on a 3x 5 card and mailing the card to “MIS Race to Vegas” c/o 12626 U.S. Highway 12, Brooklyn, MI 49230. All entries must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on November 18, 2011.

Renewals are in the mail so fans should be checking their mailboxes and take advantage of all the incentives that are given to those who renew by the Nov. 18 deadline.

Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is the Great Escape, a venerable NASCAR national park where fans can get away and enjoy the very best in racing and camaraderie. It’s the love of racing and the thrill of a great time for race fans and drivers alike.

The best, guaranteed lowest prices in 2012 will go to renewal customers and new customers who make a $10 fully refundable deposit. Renewals are under way for 2011 ticket holders.

New customers can log onto or call 800-354-1010 to leave a deposit. That deposit ensures race fans who buy now save big.

VIDEO NOTE: Videos of MIS President Roger Curtis located at are available for viewing. In one video, Curtis is explaining to fans how the renewal process works. The other shows Curtis, dressed as Elvis Presley, promoting the Race to Vegas contest.

Michigan International Speedway – 2012 Schedule

Friday, June 15 ARCA Racing Series RainEater Wiper Blades 200 Saturday, June 16 NASCAR Nationwide Series Alliance Truck Parts 250 Sunday, June 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Friday, Aug. 17 Meijer Pole Day Saturday, Aug. 18 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Sunday, Aug. 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

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