The New Heartland Park Topeka announces a new partnership with local businesses Hy-Vee Topeka and Cavender Tent Rental. These two companies are new track sponsors and will begin offering their services to all racers and spectators at event in 2016.
Hy-Vee Topeka will be the official caterer for the race track’s suite tower and to all the pro racer teams. Also featured will be Hy-Vee’s “Aisles Online” app will be favorable for racers and fans alike who will be camping at the facility during the NHRA National Open and NHRA Kansas Nationals. With the app, teams can purchase hospitality food and drinks and have them delivered to the track.
“I grew up in Iowa where Hy-Vee is headquartered and I have developed good relations with them at prior tracks,” said Scott Gardner, President & General Manager. “It is fantastic to have them on board with the new track; they are a customer-oriented company and to have them tied with us is a natural partnership. The catering service they are now offering is unique to us, and we are only scratching the surface of this. We couldn’t ask for a better partner for that type of relationship.”
Cavender Tent Rental
Also joining new Heartland Park Topeka facility is the Topeka-based Cavender Tent Rental. Cavender Tent Rental offers tents for rent, event accessories, and vendor resources. They specialize in tent rentals for outdoor events and special occasions, and offers a wide variety of tents and canopies for all sizes of events and gatherings.
“Cavender Tent Rental is a new sponsor with us and we are very excited to have them on board. We will continue to work with them throughout all events, in particular the NHRA Kansas National event, to teams who need their equipment for hospitality and pit area set ups,” said Gardner.
Racers and fans alike will be able to see fresh new signs on the property as the new Heartland Park Topeka has been under renovation since the new ownership at the beginning of the year. Gardner is confident that the back-to-back drag races will bring in lots of competitors from allover the United States and Canada and expects to have one of the biggest turnouts for the NHRA National Open and Kansas Nationals. With multiple updates to the racing surface, landscaping and tower suites, the new ownership has put in the time and effort to bring the Midwestern-favorite track back to life.
Three-day event passes to the NHRA Kansas Nationals are available for $107 and individual-day ticket prices are $35 on Friday, $43 on Saturday and Sunday. All tickets allow access to the pit areas and children under 12 are always free.
Fox Sports will air the NHRA Kansas National event finals Live on Fox Sports 1 May 22, and three re-aired dates are set and can be found on NHRA’s website. The Lucas Oil Series coverage will begin on Fox Sports 2 on May 26, and will be re-aired on Fox Sports 1 and 2.