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Track Laps for Charity benefitting Richmond Raceway Cares and the Special Olympics Virginia postponed to Wednesday, April 10

RICHMOND, Va. (March 27, 2024) – Richmond Raceway has postponed today’s Track Laps for Charity due to potential inclement weather. The event benefitting Richmond Raceway Cares and the Special Olympics Virginia has been rescheduled to 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

All other events remain on schedule for Toyota Owners 400 weekend at Richmond Raceway, which features exciting racing Friday, Saturday and Sunday, culminating with Sunday night’s NASCAR Cup Series’ Toyota Owners 400 at 7 p.m.

“We’re always honored to help support great causes by giving fans the chance to drive around our ¾-mile D-shaped oval,” said Richmond Raceway President Lori Collier Waran. “Although the weather put a damper on our event tonight, we’re still looking forward to hosting our special Track Laps for Charity event with the Richmond Area Toyota Dealers and the Special Olympics Virginia in the near future.”

Track Laps for Charity provide fans the opportunity to drive on Richmond Raceway for five laps with a donation of $20. All proceeds will benefit Richmond Raceway Cares and the Special Olympics Virginia. Additionally, the Richmond Area Toyota Dealers will match donations of up to $5,000 to help support Special Olympics athletes.

Special Olympics Virginia’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

To participate in Track Laps for Charity, fans must abide by the following rules and restrictions.

  • All drivers must be 18 years of age or older with a valid state-issued driver’s license.
  • Driver and passengers will sign both waivers as they are submitted to Track Personnel. Signatures must be witnessed by Track Personnel.
  • All participants must adhere to Virginia state laws regarding the usage of seat belts and child safety restraints.
  • Passenger vehicles only; motorcycles are not permitted.
  • Maximum speed is 55 miles per hour and regulated by Richmond Raceway personnel.
  • Passing other vehicles on the track is not permitted. Violators will be removed from track.
  • Drivers must stay up to speed and refrain from lagging behind in order to speed up. Violators will be removed from track.
  • Track Laps for Charity may be postponed or canceled due to inclement weather or safety conditions. If a cancellation is necessary, Richmond Raceway will make its best effort to contact guests in advance of their visit.

Fans can register and find more information by visiting http://www.richmondraceway.com/tracklaps. To learn more about Richmond Raceway Cares, go to www.richmondraceway.com/richmondracewaycares.

Fans are also encouraged to secure their seats now for this weekend’s racing action at Richmond Raceway by visiting www.richmondraceway.com.

About Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway annually hosts two NASCAR race weekends, featuring the NASCAR Cup Series and either the NASCAR Xfinity Series or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, on the iconic ¾-mile D-shaped oval. Richmond Raceway is a regional leader for events including sports, live music and consumer trade shows. The Richmond Raceway Complex hosts more than 200 live events over 280 event days annually including concerts with top national recording artists at Virginia Credit Union LIVE!, the region’s only covered amphitheater.

 

For more information, visit richmondraceway.comrichmondracewaycomplex.com, or vaculive.com.

 

About NASCAR

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 14 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR sanctions races in three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series™), four international series (NASCAR Brasil Sprint Race, NASCAR Mexico Series, NASCAR Canada Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour) and a local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in five cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races annually in 12 countries and more than 30 U.S. states.

 

For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, X and Snapchat.