Las Vegas Motor Speedway will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2006 with a return engagement by the first major NASCAR series to compete at LVMS. Speedway officials announced Saturday that the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series will return to the 1.5-mile superspeedway on Sept. 23, 2006. The Truck Series was the first major NASCAR-sanctioned series to race at LVMS. Jack Sprague won the inaugural event on Nov. 3, 1996. The 2005 event will mark the 10th visit by the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series to LVMS. The Truck Series event will be 350 kilometers (146 laps). Ticket information will be announced at a later date. The NASCAR Craftsman Trucks Series event will be the second major event weekend on the superspeedway in 2006. The NASCAR Nextel Cup Series UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 and Sam's Town 300 NASCAR Busch Series events are scheduled for March 10-12, 2005. 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, Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., and Texas Motor Speedway. SMI also provides event souvenir merchandising service through its SMI Properties subsidiary, and manufactures and distributes smaller-scale, modified racing cars through its 600 Racing subsidiary.