Lesa France Kennedy to Give Keynote Address at the Thomas H. Regan Executive Sport Seminar

Lesa France Kennedy

DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 26, 2010) – International Speedway Corporation (ISC) CEO Lesa France Kennedy will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2010 Thomas H. Regan Executive Sport Seminar at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.

The Thomas H. Regan Executive Sport Seminar has built a reputation for bringing in some of professional sports most influential leaders including NASCAR’s Vice-President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter and Steve Bisciotti, owner of the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens.

Many of the students from the university’s College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management already have a vast knowledge and understanding of NASCAR thanks to a class taught each fall by Darlington Raceway Vice President and General Manager, Mac Josey. The class features guest speakers throughout the semester that are influential in the motorsports community.

“The students at the University of South Carolina are very knowledgeable and inquisitive when it comes to NASCAR,” said Josey. “Having Lesa here to tomorrow night will certainly be a valuable learning experience for all of them.”

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Darlington Raceway or the track “Too Tough To Tame” as it is known to many, is where the purest of NASCAR competition meets true southern hospitality. A NASCAR staple since 1950, Darlington Raceway has seen some of motorsports most talented drivers thunder to Victory Lane. In 2010, NASCAR’s stars return to battle the track “Too Tough To Tame” in the Sprint Cup Series SHOWTIME Southern 500® and Nationwide Series Royal Purple 200 Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will also make a stop at Darlington for the first time since the 2004 season.

Don’t miss any of the paint-scraping action at Darlington Raceway in 2010. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series will visit the track on Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8, for the SHOWTIME Southern 500® and Royal Purple 200 Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts. The Camping World Truck Series will make its return to Darlington Raceway for first time since 2004 on August 14 for the Too Tough To Tame 200. Tickets for all three events are on-sale now. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.

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