Motorsports Community Stands United to Help its Neighbors

International Speedway Corporation, NASCAR, The NASCAR Foundation and their Employees Donate $220,000 to the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties

Dec 17, 2010, 18:04 ET from International Speedway Corporation

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ceremony at the Daytona International Speedway, the 'World Center of Racing', International Speedway Corporation's ("ISC") Chief Executive Officer, Lesa France Kennedy, President, John Saunders, and NASCAR's President, Mike Helton presented a check today to the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties for $219,268.

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"The spirit of giving is alive and well," stated Ms. France Kennedy.  "Even in a challenging economy, the Daytona-based employees of ISC and NASCAR generously supported the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties' 2010 campaign.  Between their commitments, and corporate and special events donations, we hope to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors who live in our communities."

The United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties improves lives and builds a stronger community by bringing together hearts, minds and resources from across the region and by developing effective partnerships with businesses, government and nonprofit organizations.  Each year the United Way holds a fundraising campaign to help fund more than 83 programs from 43 local partner agencies.  For more information, please visit the web-site or call 2-1-1 (386-253-0564) if you or someone you know needs help or wants to learn how to Give, Advocate, or Volunteer.

International Speedway Corporation is a leading promoter of motorsports activities, currently promoting more than 100 racing events annually as well as numerous other motorsports-related activities.  The Company owns and/or operates 13 of the nation's major motorsports entertainment facilities, including Daytona International Speedway® in Florida (home of the DAYTONA 500®); Talladega Superspeedway® in Alabama; Michigan International Speedway® located outside Detroit; Richmond International Raceway® in Virginia; Auto Club Speedway of Southern California(SM) near Los Angeles; Kansas Speedway® in Kansas City, Kansas; Phoenix International Raceway® in Arizona; Chicagoland Speedway® and Route 66 Raceway(SM) near Chicago, Illinois;  Homestead-Miami Speedway(SM) in Florida; Martinsville Speedway® in Virginia; Darlington Raceway® in South Carolina; and Watkins Glen International® in New York.  In addition, ISC promotes major motorsports activities in Montreal, Quebec, through its subsidiary, Stock-Car Montreal.

The Company also owns and operates MRN® Radio, the nation's largest independent sports radio network and Americrown Service Corporation(SM), a subsidiary that provides catering services, food and beverage concessions, and produces and markets motorsports-related merchandise.  For more information, visit the Company's Web site at

SOURCE International Speedway Corporation