Myrtle Beach Backs Kentucky NW Run


SPARTA, Ky. — Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be the title sponsor of the 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race Sept. 20 at Kentucky Speedway.

Myrtle Beach welcomes an average of 15 million annual visitors, many of whom travel from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Myrtle Beach visitors experience true southern hospitality while enjoying 60 miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, more than 100 championship golf courses, countless family attractions, live entertainment and Carolina Coastal cuisine specializing in fresh seafood.

“We are excited to be the title sponsor of the 300 at Kentucky Speedway NASCAR Nationwide Series race,” said Scott Schult, executive vice president of marketing for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. “This partnership will help us expose the Visit Myrtle Beach experience to race fans throughout Kentucky, Ohio and the region. NASCAR fans and our visitors are very similar — they both love family fun and excitement. This is a great platform for creating future guests.””

The 300 at Kentucky Speedway will conclude a two-race weekend that begins Sept. 19 with the ARCA Racing Series Zloop 150.