Amanda Kunzi, reigning Miss Las Vegas, will sing the National Anthem at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Tuesday, July 3.

Amanda will kick off the opening ceremonies for the Bullring's annual holiday extravaganza, the Night of Fire.  The evening will include short-track stock car racing, fireworks, Monster Trucks, a Jet Car, a D1 Grand Prix drifting exhibition, freestyle quad exhibition and a Bullring driver autograph session.

Miss Kunzi, 21, is a senior at the University of Nevada, studying speech communication. In January 2007, she won the title of Miss Las Vegas, an official preliminary of the Miss America Organization. She will compete for the title of Miss Nevada at the Miss Nevada Pageant on July 14 in Reno.  As Miss Las Vegas, Amanda spends her time speaking to local groups, performing and working on her platform, Alzheimer's awareness.

Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m., with qualifying at 5:30 p.m. and racing at 6 p.m.  Classes will include Super Late Models (featuring NASCAR Nextel Cup Series star and Las Vegas native Kyle Busch), the USAC Ford Focus Midget Series, IMCA Modifieds and Legends Cars. Adult spectator admission is $15, children 6-12 are $5 and kids 5 and under will be admitted free.  The Bullring offers $1 hot dogs, $1 beer and $1 soda at every race event.

Fans may purchase tickets in advance by calling the LVMS ticket office at (702) 644-4444 or online at  Tickets for the Bullring's popular drive-in section, the Stockyard, already are sold out.
For more information, please call the Bullring office at (702) 632-8213 or visit