21/01/13 - Brands Hatch will adopt the Stars and Stripes on
Sunday 9 June for a special NASCAR-fuelled festival of motorsport
and Americana at the inaugural American SpeedFest.
The popular Kent venue will be transformed into a scene from
Daytona with American derived motorsport providing entertainment on
track and an array of US themed activities located around the 1.2
mile circuit to appeal to fans of all ages.
On track action will be headlined by the superb Euro Racecar
NASCAR Touring Series. These NASCAR V8 monsters will provide thrill
a minute bumper-to-bumper racing akin to the spectacle produced by
the world famous Sprint Cup.
Continuing the supercharged American theme on track will be the
Pickup Truck Racing Championship. They will be joined by the
Legends Cars Cup - 5/8 scale racers based on pre-war Ford, Chevy
and Dodge bodies - and iconic classic Mustangs, Falcons and
Corvettes in Bernie's Historic V8 Racing Association. The venue
will be filled with hundreds of other classic cars from the US on
Spectators will be able to soak up the American spirit with a
host of themed activities away from the circuit too. A Monster
Truck will demonstrate its awesome power during the SpeedFest, plus
there will be a barbecue competition, live music, a Hotdog eating
contest, rodeo bulls and much, much more.
Owners of classic American cars are encouraged to show off their
machines at the event too. For more information, please contact
James Caesley on 01474 875311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jerome Galpin Euro Racecar NASCAR General manager said: "NASCAR
racing is unlike any other sport. All of us, officials, teams and
drivers are very excited and proud to race in this inaugural
American SpeedFest at Brands Hatch which will share the excitement
of NASCAR with the British fans. This will be a great event which
will provide many opportunities for family fun. The Brands Hatch
Indy circuit is the perfect place for our races as fans can watch
the whole track and catch every single piece of action. This will
be for sure a special event and we are very happy about this
partnership with circuit owners MotorSport Vision (MSV)."
Tickets for the American SpeedFest on Sunday 9 June are
available in advance for £18, with free entry for children aged 12
and under. For more information visit www.speedfest.co.uk, call
0843 453 9000 or click
here. You can follow all the latest news from the American
SpeedFest through twitter at www.twitter.com/American_fest
and Facebook at www.facebook.com/Americanspeedfest.