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Ready, Set, Race: NASCAR Makes Inaugural Visit to New Jersey Motorsports Park This Weekend

The rising stars of NASCAR heat up the asphalt in door-to-door racing for the 125

MILLVILLE, NJ – The most anticipated event of the 2016 season hits the asphalt at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) this Saturday, September 17. The “ 125” NASCAR K&N Pro Series East makes its star-studded debut on Thunderbolt Raceway – one of the top three road courses in the United States

“We are extremely excited to welcome the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East to New Jersey Motorsports Park this weekend,” said Mark Verrastro, NJMP general manager. “These are the future stars of NASCAR, and we are expecting record crowds for this monumental event.”

Since 2007, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East has produced stars such as the 2011 Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne, 2015 Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano and 2014 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Chase Elliott, along with NASCAR Next drivers Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson, Darrell Wallace Jr., Daniel Suarez.

NJMP offers the most affordable ticket in NASCAR and welcomes race fans to tour the pit and garage areas, participate in the pit lane fan walk, car displays, vendors, kids zone, and more – the access fans want most that they can’t get at other race tracks! Hell on Wheels BMX Stunt Shows will thrill fans with their fast-paced, high-flying action! This crew has entertained millions at venues and events across the nation such as NFL and NBA half-time shows, Super Bowl XLI, and many more.

Upgrade to the Turn 3 VIP Experience! Located inside the climate controlled Officers’ Club on the back straightaway of Thunderbolt raceway, the VIP Experience gives ticket holders an exclusive viewing area of the action in the challenging Turn 3 section of the course. The Turn 3 VIP Experience includes food and beverage, private autograph session, private elevated viewing deck and all the swag your VIP status deserves! The Turn 3 VIP Experience is available as an all-inclusive ticket package or upgrade at the event.

Fan Schedule as follows, subject to change.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

11:00am ————- Gates Open to the Public ——————
11:00am – 11:30am         BMW Warm Up
11:00am – 4:00pm           Moonshine & Movie
11:00am – 4:00pm           Monster Truck Rides
11:30 – 1:00pm       Practice
1:00pm – 1:30pm             BMW Qualifying
1:15pm – 1:30pm             Turn 3 VIP Experience Autograph Session
1:30pm – 2:00pm             Hell on Wheels BMX Stunt Show
2:20pm – 3:00pm             BMW Race
2:30pm – 3:00pm             Hell on Wheels BMX Stunt Show
3:00pm – 4:00pm    125 Qualifying
4:15pm – 5:15pm              Pit Road Autograph Session, Fan Walk & Opening Ceremonies
4:15pm – 4:45pm              Hell on Wheels BMX Stunt Show at Start/Finish Line
5:15pm                     125: NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Race

For tickets and additional event information please visit Tickets available online for $15 – children 12 and under are free. Online ticket sales end at midnight on Friday, September 16. Tickets available for purchase at the gate. You can also stay up to speed with New Jersey Motorsports Park by following on Twitter: @NJMP, Instagram: @njmotorsportspark or becoming a fan on Facebook at

About New Jersey Motorsports Park:

Sitting on more than 500 acres in Millville, N.J., New Jersey Motorsports Park is the premier motorsports entertainment complex in the Northeast. NJMP is conveniently located near Philadelphia and New York City, offering diverse and dynamic attractions both on and off-track. The park includes three world-class road courses, Thunderbolt, Lightning, and Tempest Raceway, a motorsports country club membership program, one of the top outdoor karting complexes in the U.S., 10 acres of paintball fields, concert and festival space, overnight accommodations, and real estate development opportunities. Also on the property, a clubhouse features meeting space, bar/restaurant and built-in pool.


The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit and follow NASCAR at and Twitter: @NASCAR.


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