One special NASCAR fan from Washington will receive his big wish at
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S) is pleased to partner with Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada
in Las Vegas to provide a VIP NASCAR experience to more than 20 children
with life-threatening medical conditions. The group will receive full
access to the Sprint suite for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice and the
Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race. They will have a chance to
meet Miss Sprint Cup, see the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship trophy and
visit with a NASCAR celebrity. The celebration gets underway at noon,
Saturday, March 5, at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Additionally, one Wish Kid is traveling from Washington to attend his
first NASCAR sanctioned race and fulfill a dream.
“We hope that all of these children and their family members will enjoy
a wonderful VIP experience at the NASCAR races in Las Vegas,” said Greg
Post, president-Mountain Southwest Region, Sprint. “Sprint is proud and
honored to offer Make-a-Wish this opportunity and to fulfill many
Each child attending this weekend’s event has already received their one
true wish, but in honor of their support and inspiration, they are
invited to enjoy an afternoon of VIP treatment inside the Sprint suite
at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race.
These Wish Kids represent the 1,700 children who have received their one
true wish in Southern Nevada, all because of the support from the
Also, Sprint is offering local fans the opportunity to meet Miss Sprint
Cup and see the Sprint Cup trophy from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday at
the Sprint retail store at 1040 E. Flamingo Road C-D. From 5 p.m.
to 7 p.m., NASCAR fans can enter to win tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, and one grand-prize
winner will have a chance to win a Pace-Car ride1.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more
and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about
most. Sprint served more than 58.4 million connections as of Dec. 31,
2015, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying
innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a
national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands
including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless;
instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a
global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You
can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com
About Make-A-Wish® Southern Nevada
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical
conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals
surveyed believe a wish-come-true has positive impacts on the health of
children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their
illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the
entire family. Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada is part of one of the world’s
leading children’s charities, serving children living in Clark, Nye,
Lincoln and Esmeralda counties. With the help of generous donors and
more than 500 volunteers, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada has granted more
than 1,600 wishes since its inception in 1996. Visit Make-A-Wish at www.snv.wish.org
to learn more.
1No purchase necessary. Ends 3/6/16. Open to legal residents
of Nevada, 18+. Void where prohibited. See Sprint store for rules. Must
be present to win.
Kathleen Dunleavy, 310-709-3689