COLLEGE STATION -- Kester Racing is proud to announce that it has formed a partnership with Texas World Speedway ("TWS") (www.texasworldspeedway.com); which is located in College Station, Texas and has recently come under NEW OWNERSHIP. Even though TWS is a great facility with a rich history, the new ownership immediately implemented a plan to raise the professionalism and facility
improvements of TWS.
TWS will be supporting Kester Racing's preparation for the Star Mazda
Championship series while Kester Racing will be exposing TWS at all the Star Mazda Championship races as well as other local and national events.
Already, J.C. and Kristy made an appearance, with one of their Star Mazda cars, at a local fundraiser at the Arctic Wolf Ice Center
(www.arcticwolfice.com) for the Candlelighters Child Hood Cancer Foundation which is supported by TWS.
In a recent release, J.C. stated that "Texas World Speedway is a historical track with a lot of great features; we are truly lucky to be a part of its expanding operation and will definitely benefit from the countless hours of testing."
About Kester Racing:
Kester Racing (based in College Station, Texas) is the first & only
Brother/Sister Race Team in the Star Mazda Championship Series. J.C. and
Kristy Kester are Texas A&M Students and have been racing since their early
high school years. However, Kester Racing was formed in 2006 when there was
a need for Kristy and J.C. to move up and begin competing in a new level of
For more information about Kester Racing, please contact:
About Star Mazda Championship Series:
The 2008 Star Mazda Champion Series will be twelve races held across the
United States and televised on the Speed Channel.
Formula Mazda Racing, which features open wheel race cars adaptable to both
oval tracks and road courses, is conducted on several levels of competition.
Since 1991, the professionally organized Star Mazda Series has provided the
most popular format for sponsors, spectators, and upward bound drivers. The
success of the Star Mazda Series is evidenced by the fact that fields of 30
to 40 cars have been commonplace at many races. The annual schedules for the
Star Mazda Series have included high profile events where Formula Mazda cars
appear as the "opening act" to some of America's top drawing racing series.
In its supporting role, the Star Mazda Series has been paired with a variety
of major types of racing, including such headliners as the American LeMans
Series, IndyCar, Formula One, race trucks and NASCAR stock cars.
For more information about Star Mazda Championship Series:
About Texas World Speedway:
Texas World Speedway (www.texasworldspeedway.com) is a private,
multi-layout, centrally located, year round, low friction, and professional
motorsport facility located in College Station, Texas; which has recently
come under NEW OWNERSHIP. Even though TWS is a great facility with a rich
history, the new ownership immediately implemented a plan to raise the
professionalism and facility improvements of TWS.
TWS was built in 1969 and is one of only seven Super Speedways of two miles
or greater in the U.S and is the only Super Speedway in the Southwest. In
addition to the two mile high 22 degree banked oval, TWS is designed for the
road racer with a 1.5 mile oval, a 1.8 mile road course, a 1.9 mile high
speed road course and a 2.9 mile course. All of these tracks use the same
straightaway in front of the grandstands and can be ran counter or
TWS has a rich history, including being known as "The World's Fastest
Speedway"; when Mario Andretti set a world closed course speed record of
214.158 mph on October 6, 1973 while qualifying for an Indy car race. That
record stood in the Guinness Book of World Records for twelve years. Also,
A. J. Foyt has won more races at TWS than any other driver. He is the only
race car driver to have won races in both an Indy Car and a Stock Car, and
the only driver to have won races in both types of cars on the same day.
TWS is very accessible with its own highway frontage. TWS is centrally
located in Texas in the City of College Station which is within the
Dallas-Houston-San Antonio triangle. From these cities, TWS can be accessed
by state or US interstate highways. Additionally, Texas A&M University's
Easterwood Airport has daily commercial airline flights.
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