June 17, 2007 on TNT
Greektown Casino Named "Official Casino of Michigan
Michigan International Speedway
Mich. -- Race fans have hit the jackpot with
Michigan International Speedway's latest corporate partnership.
The groundbreaking partnership announced today by speedway
and Detroit's Greektown Casino officials is a sure winner.
Casino of Michigan International Speedway," race
fans can let it ride - to the casino, that is. Greektown
Casino will provide campers staying in Michigan International
Speedway campgrounds courtesy rides to the casino during
the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Citizens Bank 400 weekend on June
15-17, the Greektown "Let it Ride" buses will
depart on Thursday with one bus in the afternoon and one
in the evening. On Friday of NASCAR and Saturday of the
IndyCar Series weekends, buses will depart MIS following
the conclusion of the day's on-track activities. These
opportunities are giving fans the chance to make the most
of their race weekend experience.
our partners like Greektown Casino involved with our guests
to enhance their race experience is another positive factor
in our ongoing commitment to the race fan," track
president Roger Curtis said. "We're very pleased
to have them on board as our official casino. Anytime
you travel to the downtown Detroit area, Greektown Casino
is definitely a place you should visit."
Casino is proud to be the official casino of Michigan
International Speedway. As we enter into the second year
of sponsoring the largest sports venue in the state of
Michigan, we look forward to a great summer of racing
and fun," Greektown Casino Director of Marketing
and Advertising Scotty Rutledge said. "In addition,
we are also pleased to announce that we are offering free
rides to Greektown Casino on all race weekends. Greektown
Casino and Michigan International Speedway are a guaranteed
a mainstay in downtown Detroit since 2000, will enter
its second year of partnership with MIS in 2007. This
is also the second year the casino has offered free bus
trips to and from MIS on race weekends with many campers
taking advantage of the unique promotion last season.
some time to build momentum with the bus trips, but once
our campers realized that they could make a trip to Greektown
Casino free of charge, it really became a popular promotion
for our fans," Curtis said. "MIS fans are always
looking for an opportunity to make their stay that much
better and this is a perfect way to do it. It adds another
lasting memory to their MIS experience."
all MIS races, including the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series
Citizens Bank 400 on June 17 and the 3M Performance 400
on August 19, are on sale by calling the MIS Ticket Hotline
at 1-800-354-1010 or by visiting www.MISpeedway.com.
Casino Greektown Casino, metro Detroit's premier gaming
venue, is located in Detroit's historic Greektown entertainment
district. It features more than 2,300 slot machines, an
expanded live poker room and over 80 table games in 75,000
square feet of luxurious Mediterranean-themed gaming space.
Greektown Casino has been the official casino of Michigan
International Speedway for two years. For more information
on Greektown Casino, call 313-223-2999 or visit www.greektowncasino.com.
International Speedway Michigan International Speedway
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Speedway
Corporation (ISC), a leading promoter of motorsports activities
in the United States, currently promoting more than 100
events at 12 major motorsports facilities annually.
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