Articles tagged ‘Roger Curtis’

Aug 14

Gordon earns a stay at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

(L-R)Michigan International Speedway president Roger Curtis speaks to Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Pepsi Chevrolet, during a press conference before practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 14, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Josh Hedges/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 14, 2015) – Michigan International Speedway president Roger Curtis congratulated NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon on his final event at MIS with a vacation at the iconic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan. “I know Jeff didn’t want his final year to be the ‘Rocking Chair Tour,’ where we celebrate him with a rocking chair. So we decided to give him a wonderful family vacation at the hotel with the world’s largest porch and the world’s largest number of rocking chairs,” MIS President Roger Curtis said. Curtis and the team wanted Gordon and his family to have a Pure Michigan vacation – and there is no better place than beautiful Mackinac Island, where motorized vehicles are prohibited. This ... FULL STORY »

Drive NASCAR’s fastest track (Michigan International Speedway)

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (July 2, 2015) — Want to be like a NASCAR Hall of Famer or any of your favorite NASCAR drivers? Now is your opportunity to drive on the racing surface with the popular Track Laps at Michigan International ... FULL STORY »

Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America set for June 13 at Michigan International Speedway

Great Clips 250 Benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America Event Logo Money raised benefits paralyzed veterans BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 29, 2015) — Michigan International Speedway is proud to announce a partnership with Great Clips and Paralyzed Veterans of America to sponsor the June 13 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the track, ... FULL STORY »

Michigan International Speedway transforms a Motorcoach for its annual Extreme Bus Makeover

Michigan International Speedway's Extreme Bus Makeover BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 20, 2014) — When Ken Schneider of Brantford, Ontario, Canada last came to Michigan International Speedway in February, he dropped off a rusty 1973 MCI Motorcoach. On Monday, he returned to NASCAR’s fastest track and was in ... FULL STORY »

Binder Park Zoo named official sponsor of the MIS Kids Club

Binder Park Zoo BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 13, 2014) — Michigan International Speedway is the fastest track in NASCAR. And now thanks to a partnership with Binder Park Zoo, the speedway is associated with the fastest animals. Binder Park Zoo, located in Battle ... FULL STORY »

Michigan International Speedway celebrates Earth Day every day

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 22, 2014) — When it comes to being green, Michigan International Speedway leads the way. The track is annually recognized for its ongoing environmental sustainability efforts throughout the year. The speedway has worked since 2008 with ... FULL STORY »

Michigan International Speedway uses jets dryers to melt snow in preparation for the 2014 season

Jet Dryers melt the 80-plus inches of snow at Michigan International Speedway BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 31, 2014) — More than 80 inches of snow has fallen at Michigan International Speedway this year. And with just a week to go before NASCAR’s fastest track opens its gates for a Goodyear Tire Test, ... FULL STORY »

MIS President Roger Curtis - Photo Credit: International Speedway Corp.
Roger Curtis to attend the Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Posted 03.07.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 7, 2014) – Michigan International Speedway President and Michigan Travel Commission Chairman Roger Curtis will attend the annual Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The three-day conference will take place March 9-11 in Traverse City, Mich. The Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism is an educational ...FULL STORY »

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