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Michigan International Speedway to host charity dinner

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Feb. 22, 2018) – Michigan International Speedway will host the inaugural MIS Charity Dinner presented by Consumers Energy on June 9. Fans will enjoy a night of entertainment in the track’s 50 Years of Racing Exhibit Presented by Consumers Energy in the fan plaza.

The event, a first of its kind will feature a strolling dinner, dessert and drink stations, live and silent auctions, music by Pro DJ, a photo booth and so much more. It will take place during the FireKeepers Casino 400 weekend allowing fans to watch nonstop racing on track with the LTi Printing 250 and a unique racing experience that evening.

“We are excited to host the inaugural MIS Charity Dinner presented by Consumers Energy during our June event weekend,” MIS President Rick Brenner said. “This event will allow our fans to celebrate the track’s rich racing history in the 50 Years of Racing Exhibit we have planned for the weekend.”

Legends of Racing will be the theme for the event as fans celebrate the rich history of Lawrence LoPatin’s vision.

Fans can purchase tickets to the event starting at $90 or guests can make it a weekend experience starting at $179. The weekend experience includes a center grandstand ticket to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday, a ticket to the NASCAR XFINITY Series LTi Printing 250 on Saturday and the Charity Dinner Presented by Consumers Energy. Fans can purchase an individual ticket or a weekend package at or by calling 888-905-7223.

“We’re proud to celebrate 50 years of MIS, not only powering a terrific fan experience but supporting this special anniversary Charity weekend,” said Brian Rich, Consumers Energy’s senior vice president of customer experience. “As a company with roots that reach back 130 years, Consumers Energy appreciates the important role that MIS has in enriching Michigan, and we are privileged to be part of this inaugural event that showcases MIS’s special brand of fun while helping two great charitable causes.”

The MIS Charity Dinner presented by Consumers Energy will start at 6 p.m. and guests can immediately make their bids for the silent auction items. But make sure you keep a watch so you don’t get out bid throughout the evening.

As part of the MIS Charity Dinner presented by Consumers Energy, fans will have the opportunity to stroll through the 50 Years of Racing Exhibit. It will include memorabilia and cars celebrating the rich history of Michigan International Speedway through the decades.

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