LONG POND, Pa. (July 18, 2017) – Pocono Raceway will host its 10th annual Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kid’s Day during the Overton’s 400 race weekend, July 28-30.
Children 12 and under will be admitted free of charge Friday and Saturday with a paying adult and select grandstand seats are half-price for those 12 and under on Sunday.
A host of kid-friendly and fan-focused activities are planned for the weekend as the Kids Drive NASCAR campaign gets underway.
A number of free activities, including face painting, bounce houses, clowns, photo booths, education and community activities are planned. The Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kids Zone and Tricky’s Kit Kamp will be active as well.
Members of the Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kid’s Club will be notified via email of opportunities for children to participate in. To join the Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital Kids Club, please click here.
Among the events scheduled are:
- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Autograph session on Friday at 10 a.m. in Fan Fair.
- Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Youth Autograph session on Saturday, July 29 at 10:20 a.m. on the back porch of Victory Lane. Wristband distribution will begin, at the same location as the autograph session, at 8:30 a.m. and a Pit/Paddock pass is required.
- Youth Garage Tours on Sunday, July 30.
- Kids Red Carpet prior to the Monster Energy Series NASCAR Cup Series Driver/Crew Chief meeting
Kids Drive NASCAR is an industry platform that introduces young fans to NASCAR and engages them through the sport’s unique attributes and personalities. The three-week activation kicks off July 24 and provides fun at-track activities, events, and an expanded Kids’ Takeover.
Last year, Kids Drive NASCAR introduced the Acceleration Nation app as a fun and easy way for kids to learn about drivers, play games and stay up to date on the latest news. The app is available as a free download in the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store.
Pocono Raceway will host four additional national motorsports events during the 2017 racing season. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton’s 400 will be run Sunday, July 30. The Monster Energy NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Overton’s 150 is July 29. The ARCA racing series presented by Menard’s ModSpace 150 is scheduled for July 28. The Verizon IndyCar Series ABC Supply 500 returns on August 20.
Tickets for all races are now on sale at poconoraceway.com or by calling 1-800-RACEWAY.