the Kentucky Speedway
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 2012) The University of Northwestern
Ohio (UNOH) will be the title sponsor Kentucky Speedways UNOH
225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event though 2015 under the
terms of an extended corporate partnership.
NASCAR Trucks Series has
had a long relationship at the
Kentucky Speedway, dating back to
the tracks inaugural race in 2000.
The third UNOH 225 in Kentucky Speedway history will open a tripleheader
NASCAR weekend on Thursday, June 27, 2013. The NASCAR Nationwide Series
Feed The Children 300 will follow on Friday, June 28, and the NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 will provide the weekend finale
on Saturday, June 29.
Located in Lima, Ohio, UNOH grants masters, baccalaureate and
associate degrees through its Colleges of Applied Technologies, Business,
Occupational Professions, Health Professions and Graduate Programs
along with online degree options. The College of Applied Technologies
prepares students for careers in the motorsports and automotive industries
through specialized automotive, high performance motorsports, diesel,
agricultural and alternate fuels programs.
The UNOH College of Applied Technologies has built a storied motorsports
history through its involvement in the ARCA Racing Series, three NASCAR
national touring series and events such as the NASCAR Whelen Modified
Tour UNOH Perfect Storm 150 contested at the Bristol Motor Speedway.
Everyone at the University of Northwestern Ohio is excited about
extending our relationship with Kentucky Speedway and continuing the
UNOH 225, said UNOH President Dr. Jeffrey A. Jarvis. The
opportunities this relationship provides for our current students,
the exposure of UNOH to our future students and the business to business
opportunities that the staff at Kentucky Speedway provides, makes
extending this successful partnership an easy decision.
The Kentucky Speedway will support the event entitlement with a wide
array of promotional activities.
UNOH is a terrific partner and a tremendous asset to the motorsports
community. We are proud to continue our partnership and look forward
to helping UNOH continue its impressive growth for years to come,
Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger said.
The 2013 UNOH 225 will be the 16th NCWTS event in Kentucky Speedway
history. Turner Motorsports driver, James Buescher, completed the
first single-season, two-race NCWTS Bluegrass State sweep with a 201-mile
victory on Sept. 21. He also took the checkered flag for the speedways
June 28 UNOH 225 earlier this season. Buescher and Ron Hornaday Jr.
are the only drivers to earn repeat NCWTS victories at the speedway.
Kyle Busch took an inaugural UNOH 225 victory on July 7, 2011, in
a Kyle Busch Motorsports machine.
Kentucky Speedway season tickets and season campsites are on sale
now. Fans can purchase online at www.kentuckyspeedway.com, by phone
at (859) 578-2300 or by visiting the speedway corporate offices at
1 Speedway Dr. in Sparta, Ky.