STP 400 at Kansas Speedway Tickets
STP 400 at Kansas Speedway Schedule
The STP 400, now known as the 5-Hour Energy 400, has been one of the top events on the NASCAR circuit since its 2011 debut and annually draws over 72,000 fervent fans to the stands to watch both the thrilling event. If you are looking for white-knuckled racing action featuring some of NASCAR's best drivers, look no further than the STP 400. Since the inaugural event the race has grown to become one of the most popular and hotly contended events in all of NASCAR. Being in the stands for a big time NASCAR race like the STP 400 is enough to make a huge racing fan out of even the least knowledgeable race enthusiast. Whether you have been a NASCAR fan your whole life or have never even watched a race on television you are sure to have the time of your life at the STP 400 so be sure to get your tickets from StubHub today.
Held in early May at Kansas Speedway, the STP 400 captures the attention and imagination of race fans the world over each year. This year's event will be held on Saturday, May 9th in Kansas City. This is sure to be one of the most exciting races of the year and no die hard race fan will want to miss it. What better way to spend a weekend, then a visit to Kansas City, Kansas enjoying the best that NASCAR has to offer? Buy your tickets from StubHub now to assure yourself of having the best seats in the house.
STP 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Since its first race back in 2011, the STP 400 has been one of the most popular events of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the fact that the winner is awarded one of the biggest purses of all the NASCAR races of the season only makes it that much more appealing to the fans and drivers. Taking place at Kansas Speedway each year, a bright spring day in Kansas begins to overflow with horsepower and adrenaline as many of the top drivers in all of NASCAR make their way to the city to compete for one of the most highly regarded prizes of the circuit, the STP 400. Sure, fame and money are on hand for the winners of the race, but most drivers are doing it for their team and compete out of pride. The winner of the Sprint Cup Series is determined by total laps led during races as well as total finishing positions, so each race, and in fact each lap, is of major importance to the racers looking to finish the season at the top of their game. Each and every event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is full of fierce competition, roaring engines, and neck-breaking speed.
Many of the biggest names in the history of the sport have won at the Dollar General 200 including Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin, and Brad Keselowski. This year's list of participants is sure to be filled with many of the best drivers in the world looking to prove their mettle. Clearly the luminaries of NASCAR feel that this is an important tournament and know that it will always take place on one of the best courses in the world and when you set foot in the grandstands you will understand why. Qualifying for the STP 400 is an honor in and of itself for drivers of any level and one of the most exciting aspects of the tournament is waiting to see which relatively unheard of driver separates himself from the pack to make a name for himself and put his career on the path to stardom. Whether it is a driver hoping to make the world take notice or an established veteran aiming to cement his legacy you can be sure that these drivers will be giving their all throughout the long weekend and this will only benefit of the fans in the stands.
Although many race fans are content to watch a big time race at home on their flat screen laying down on their couch, there is really no comparison to actually being in the stands for a major NASCAR race. From the barbecuing and tailgating leading up to the race with the flags of the spectators' favorite teams and drivers proudly flying outside of the race track to the moment you set foot into the speedway you know that there is a whole new level of excitement when you actually watch a race in person. The smell of the gasoline, the roars of the engines, and the screeching tires as they hit a turn all make for an experience that borderlines on sensory overload and makes NASCAR one of the most popular sports in the United States. Be sure to be there in Kansas City for the STP 400 to be part of an event you will never forget.
To date no driver has won the STP 400 more than once, however as a team Joe Gibbs Racing has won the event twice and as a manufacturer Toyota has won twice as well.
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