NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Comes to Kansas City

Across the nation or across the state, NASCAR fans come from far and wide to watch their favorite drivers race for the cup. If you live in the Kansas City area or plan to visit the city in April, don’t miss the NASCAR Sprint Cup race on April 22. Constructed in 2001, the Kansas Speedway covers 1.5 miles of oval track. You’ll be cheering on your favorite drivers with just over 81,000 of your fellow NASCAR fans when you attend the race in April. In addition to the race, you’ll find loads of other kinds of entertainment in Kansas City. The city offers world-class dining, shows and concerts, and fantastic retail shopping in the area.

kansascityThere are plenty of dining options in the area, with several restaurants only minutes from the speedway. A trip to the Kansas City area would not be complete without at least a taste of the city’s legendary barbecue. You can experience the best of it while you dine at Kansas City’s famed barbecue restaurant, Arthur Bryant’s Barbecue, only 1.5 miles from the track.

More opportunities for entertainment in Kansas City include premier retail outlet shopping. The Legends Outlets in Kansas City is located minutes from the track. You can spend an afternoon shopping at prominent outlet stores, have lunch at one of over 20 restaurants in the area and take in an evening of entertainment. You can watch some of the biggest comedy acts in the area at Stanford and Sons Comedy Club or take in a latest movie release at the Legends 14 Theater at Village West. The theater offers an adults-only VIP balcony section where you can enjoy a cocktail while you watch the film.

While you will be thrilled with the caliber drivers coming to the Kansas Speedway for this race, the magnitude of entertainment in Kansas City is amazing. You won’t have to travel farm from your original Kansas Speedway destination to enjoy fun and entertainment for the whole family. Plan your trip today with tickets that range in price in from $59 to $129 for the 12:30pm race. The speedway offers free parking and you can bring your own food and beverages in a soft-sided cooler.