One of the driving forces behind the annual Gift of Lights event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is the opportunities that attendees have to give back to the community. The New Hampshire Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCCNH) and the Loudon Food Pantry each benefitted from the generosity of those who attended Gift of Lights presented by Ambetter during the holiday season. More than $23,000 was raised for SCCNH and nearly 1,600 meals were provided for those served by the Loudon Food Pantry.
The holiday spirit filled The Palace Theatre in Manchester, N.H. Wednesday as Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig joined the New Hampshire Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, the official charity of New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS), at its 13th annual Grant Distribution Ceremony. Grants were handed out to 27 local nonprofits totaling $142,000 in front of the festive backdrop from “A Christmas Carol.”
The family tradition of driving through 2.5 miles of dazzling Christmas light displays at New Hampshire Motor Speedway continues this year with Gift of Lights presented by Ambetter. The 12th annual event will spread 39 nights of holiday cheer while fundraising for the local community from Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24 through New Year’s Day, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.
The New England fan-favorite NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has been added to the lineup for New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s 2023 NASCAR weekend, July 15-16. The modifieds will join the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Doubleheader Saturday, July 15 with a 100-lap race. The NASCAR Cup Series will cap off the weekend with the Crayon 301 on Sunday, July 16.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway staff members enjoyed a day of community service and team building Wednesday for the fourth annual Speedway Cares Day in Loudon, N.H., hometown to “The Magic Mile.” The team spent a combined total of 69 hours chopping trees, clearing brush and raking leaves to clear out the expansion area at the Moore Cemetery.
U.S. Legend Cars International is bringing the Road Course World Finals to New Hampshire Motor Speedway Oct. 14-16. Eighty-six competitors from four countries will compete on the 1.6-mile full road course in pursuit of the 2022 world championship.