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Winning Delivery at Iowa Speedway

Pizza Ranch to Sponsor Victory Lane Through 2013

NEWTON, IA (March 29, 2012) - Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest pizza and chicken buffet restaurant, has renewed its sponsorship of Pizza Ranch Victory Lane and will continue to deliver a winning pizza to every driver who visits it at Iowa Speedway through the 2013 season.

“We are extremely proud of the fact that we have helped create a tradition at Iowa Speedway,” said Cody Pierce, vice president of marketing for Pizza Ranch. “Everyone knows there will be pizza after the race. From fans and teams to drivers and series officials, everyone enjoys this delivery after the race.”

According to Chuck Spicer, vice president of sales and marketing at Iowa Speedway, Pizza Ranch, which came on board in 2009 as Victory Lane sponsor, has brought a ton of life to the entire fan walk.

“Pizza Ranch has helped make this area of our facility a must-attend spot during event weekends,” said Spicer. “Engaging the fan, always pushing the experience higher is our main goal as an entertainment venue. Pizza Ranch has been instrumental in helping us with that.”

Pizza Ranch Victory Lane lets a fan get right in the celebration with the winning team, which is located in the middle of the Casey’s General Store Fan Walk. Fan walk tickets are free for season ticket holders, and it allows some of the best access to your favorite drivers in all of motorsports, too.

Season tickets, event weekend ticket packages, and single race tickets are on sale now; reserve yours today by calling 1-866-RUSTY-GO or visit www.iowaspeedway.com.

About Pizza Ranch

Pizza Ranch’s vision is “To glorify God by positively impacting the world we live in”. Founded in Hull, Iowa, in 1981 by Adrie Groeneweg, Pizza Ranch is a prominent regional restaurant chain that offers a wide selection of pizza, salad, chicken with hot mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, potato wedges and desserts in a unique buffet-style environment. The brand’s great tasting food is also available through carry-out and delivery service. Currently, the company boasts more than 160 locations throughout nine states in the Midwest and is currently executing an aggressive growth plan to more than double its presence in key U.S. markets. In 2012, Pizza Ranch was included in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500” list. For more information about Pizza Ranch and available franchise opportunities, visit www.pizzaranchfranchise.com.

About Iowa Speedway

Iowa Speedway is a state-of-the-art 7/8 mile asphalt paved tri-oval race track and motorsports facility located just 30 miles east of Des Moines at I-80 Exit 168 in Newton, Iowa. The track is owned and operated by U.S. Motorsport Corporation and designed by former NASCAR Champion Rusty Wallace, now an anchor and analyst for ABC-TV/ESPN. Iowa Speedway is designed for year-round use and includes 30,000 permanent grandstand seats. Call 1-866-RUSTY-GO, visit www.iowaspeedway.com, “like” us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @IowaSpeedway to learn more.


Media Contact

Steven French
Communications Coordinator
Iowa Speedway
Email: sfrench@iowaspeedway.com
Phone: (641) 791-8031

Laura Snyder
Account Coordinator – Pizza Ranch
Fishman Public Relations
Email: lsnyder@fishmanpr.com
Phone: (847) 945-1300, Ext. 224