Dominion Energy Expands Partnership with Richmond Raceway for Military Appreciation Program
Richmond Raceway and Dominion Energy have expanded their partnership to provide hospitality and discounted race passes for past members of the U.S. Armed Forces through the track’s Military Appreciation Program for the 2020 race season.
Richmond Raceway Military Appreciation presented by Dominion Energy is one of the most popular ticket offers at America’s Premier Short Track. For NASCAR Cup Series races, past and present service members receive a discounted price on FanGrounds passes with the purchase of a race ticket. The first 1,500 military ticketholders will also receive complimentary access to the Richmond Raceway Military Hospitality presented by Dominion Energy located in the Old Dominion Building. The hospitality area consists of food, beverages, entertainment, inclusion of Dominion Energy bucket trucks and appearances by NASCAR celebrities.
This is the second consecutive year Dominion Energy has sponsored the Military Appreciation Program and hospitality at Richmond Raceway during the track’s Toyota Spring Race Weekend and NASCAR Playoff Race Weekend. The hospitality venue will be open to ticketholders on April 19 and September 12 NASCAR Cup Series race days. New this year, the program’s partnership also is expanding to include the NTT INDYCAR SERIES on June 27.
“Richmond Raceway & Dominion Energy have a longstanding history of honoring our nation’s military, so our expanded partnership will allow us to share our gratitude to even more veterans and active duty military this race season,” said Richmond Raceway President Dennis Bickmeier. “It is wonderful to partner with an organization like Dominion Energy that values service members like Richmond Raceway does. We look forward to showing our appreciation for the military with the help of Dominion Energy during our NASCAR and INDYCAR event weekends.”
Dominion Energy has a lengthy history of supporting the greater Richmond region’s military members. The organization has made providing support to the military, veterans, and their families a priority, dating back to World War I. At Dominion Energy, one in five new hires is a military veteran. G.I. Jobs ranked Dominion Energy No. 5 in its 2019 list of the top military-friendly companies nationwide. The company also connects veterans with careers in the energy industry through the Edison Electric Institute’s Troops to Energy Jobs program.
Past and present service men and women are also eligible to receive discounted tickets for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, and NASCAR Xfinity Series races. For more information on the Richmond Raceway Military Appreciation presented by Dominion Energy, visit richmondraceway.com/military.
Richmond Raceway 2020 Season
Richmond will host the Toyota Spring Race Weekend on April 17-19. NASCAR’s best will compete for a spot in the playoffs in the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) race on Sunday, April 19. The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series will return to America’s Premier Short Track for the ToyotaCare 250 “under the lights” on Saturday, April 18. This will be the first Gander Truck race at Richmond since 2005. Practice day for the NCS and Gander Truck is on Friday, April 17.
For the first time in 11 years, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES will race at Richmond “under the lights” on Saturday, June 27. Richmond will host a festival headlined by the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, welcoming fans to engage in a speed-themed weekend event on June 26-27.
The road to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship will once again lead through Richmond on Sept. 11-12. The Action Track will be the second race of the first round of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs for the ninth annual Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday, Sept. 12. Richmond will also host the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series Regular Season Championship race on Friday, Sept. 11. This will be the 29th consecutive year the fall race weekend is “under the lights” at Richmond.
NASCAR and INDYCAR tickets are available for purchase in-person at the Richmond Ticket Office, via phone at 866-455-7223, or online at richmondraceway.com.
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