Richmond 9/9/2016 2:58:19 PM
News / Sports

Team Fastrax™ to Appear at the Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup

The stars of NASCAR return to Richmond International Raceway, both in the air and on the asphalt, as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heats up during the Federated Auto Parts 400. Defending race winner Matt Kenseth will battle it out with Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and all of the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series around the 3/4-mile track for the checkered flag.  Team Fastrax™ will be performing an amazing patriotic aerial display just prior to the race, which will include their amazing 1,100-sq-ft and 500-sq-ft American Flags as well as the Richmond International Raceway flag.

John Hart, owner of Start Skydiving, and member of Team Fastrax™, said “We are honored to be performing our patriotic American Flag skydive at such a thrilling event.   This race is sure to be very exciting, since it’s the last chance for these drivers to secure their place in the Chase before the playoffs.”  

According to the Richmond International Raceway site, all tickets for children 12 and younger are $25 off the adult price in each section. Additionally, they offer tickets for children in the Family Section presented by Virginia529 College Savings Plan.  Alcohol is prohibited in this section.  The weekend will also include the Virginia529 College Savings 250 NXS race as well as a Saturday pre-race concert from 20 RIDE. Richard Petty & Aric Almirola will be hosting the Whole Hog Challenge at the Smithfield display. 

Team Fastrax™ is sponsored by®, a leading provider of criminal background checks and pre-employment screening services.   Team Fastrax™ is the most ambitious professional skydiving team in the world.   The parachute demonstration team has a roster of more than twenty-nine active members, with a collective of more than 300,000 skydives.  Team Fastrax™ has performed exhibition skydives all over the world, for audiences large and small, as a patriotic display or as a product promotion.

For more information on the race, or to purchase tickets visit the Richmond International Raceway website.

For questions or for an interview, contact Matt Harvey with Team Fastrax™ at 740-971-8278,