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.
"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 www.LiveUnitedInVolusiaFlagler.org 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 www.internationalspeedwaycorporation.com.
SOURCE International Speedway Corporation