Las Vegas Motor Speedway is welcoming back an old friend as sponsor of the Sept. 25 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event.

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, which co-sponsored the event in 2006 and 2007, has returned as title sponsor for this year’s event. The event will be called the Smith’s 350.

“Smith’s was a terrific partner in 2006 and 2007, and we’re pleased to have one of the area’s most popular grocery and drug-store chains returning to sponsor our event,” said LVMS president Chris Powell. “Smith’s is a household name in the Las Vegas community, and we’re excited to have it back in the fold.”

“September 25th will be an  exciting day  to many of our customers and associates in Nevada who will attend the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, and we are delighted to be a part of this great event for a third time,” said Kenny Kimball, Smith’s Group Vice President of Sales and Merchandising.

Tickets for the Smith’s 350 are on sale by calling 1-800-644-4444 or by logging on to www.lvms.com. Race fans also can purchases passes to the fan-interactive Neon Garage for just $10.

Saturday, Sept. 25 – Ticket gates C, E and Neon Garage open at noon; Gates A, B, D and G open at 4 p.m.
9-10:15 a.m. – Smith’s 350 practice.
10:45 a.m.-Noon – Final Smith’s 350 practice.
Noon – Ticket Gates C and E, Neon Garage and pit road open.
12:30-2 p.m. – U.S. Legends Car events.
2-3:00 p.m. – Speedway Children’s Charities track walk.
3:15 p.m. – Smith’s 350 qualifying.
6 p.m. – Driver introductions.
6:30 p.m. – Smith’s 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race (146 laps, 219 miles).
10 p.m. – Neon Garage closed.

Schedule is subject to change.

About Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is owned and operated by Speedway Motorsports (NYSE:TRK), a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States.  In addition to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the company owns and operates the following premiere speedways: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Infineon Raceway, Kentucky Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway.  The Company provides souvenir merchandising services through its SMI Properties subsidiary, and manufactures and distributes smaller-scale, modified racing cars through its U.S. Legend Cars International subsidiary.  The Company also owns Performance Racing Network (PRN) which broadcasts syndicated motorsports programming to more than 725 stations nationwide including Sirius/XM Satellite and NASCAR.com.  For more information, visit the Company's website at www.gospeedway.com.

 About Smith’s Food & Drug

Smith’s is a division of the Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), one of the nation’s largest retail grocers. From its division office in Salt Lake City, Smith’s 13,700 associates serve customers in 132 stores throughout 7 western states including Nevada (40), Utah (47), New Mexico (26), Wyoming (7), southeastern Idaho (4), Montana (4) and northern Arizona (4). For more information visit www.smithsfoodanddrug.com.