Autism Speaks Day at the Races is a unique opportunity for those on the autism spectrum and their families to attend a NASCAR race in a sensory friendly area within the enclosed grandstands at Dover International Speedway. The seating area offers a great view along the backstretch of the track, with pre-race features including appearances from NASCAR drivers and personalities; a morning program on adult transition and employment in the autism community; food and drink; and much more.
The “FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks” is taking place Sunday, June 2. Tickets for the Autism Speaks Day at the Races cost $88 for adults and $20 for children ages 14 and younger. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Autism Speaks. To purchase tickets, call 800-441-RACE or click: http://bit.ly/15UYu6Y
Monster Mile, FedEx auctioning off exclusive fan experience package for June 2 race
This year, fans can bid on a one-of-a-kind race day experience package that includes the opportunity to be on stage during pre-race activities at the “FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The auction package also includes an autographed checkered flag signed by the race’s starting lineup, as well as other NASCAR personalities; a tour of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage for two guests; exclusive access to the pre-race festivities for two guests; two luxury suite tickets for the race; and two all-access pit passes. This unique offering will be up for auction from April 22 to May 6 at http://bit.ly/Y2sd9s
View highlights from the 2012 race below: