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Harvick featured at Reds’ 2nd Race Night

Published 11:29am Sunday, June 16, 2013

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CINCINNATI — Reds fans and racing enthusiasts should come to the ballpark on Monday for an evening of excitement at the second annual Reds Racing Night presented by Kroger.

NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick will throw a ceremonial first pitch and the Kroger Fan Zone will be packed with a collection of racing showcars, simulators and interactives.

Harvick is currently 5th in Sprint Cup Series with two wins this season, drives the No. 29 Budweiser NASCAR racecar for Richard Childress Racing and is scheduled to race in the Quaker State 400 at the Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, June 29.

Reds Racing Night schedule of events:

• 5:40 p.m.: Ballpark gates open and fans can experience the Kroger Fan Fest showcars, racing games and driving simulators in the Kroger Fan Zone.

• 7 p.m.: Kevin Harvick throws out ceremonial first pitch

• 7:10 p.m.: Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

• End of the 5th Inning: Harvick guest bartending at the Budwesier Bowtie Bar (open to the public)

Discount tickets for Reds Racing Night are available at reds.com/racing or at any Kroger Ticketmaster outlet.

Reds Racing Night tickets include a game ticket in the field box ($23), mezzanine ($17) or view level ($11) sections and a concession credit on your ticket barcode for a Kroger Meal Deal.

The Kroger Meal Deal for this homestand includes a hot dog, 16-oz Coke product, bag of chili cheese flavored Wheat Thins and pack of Oreo cookies.

Fans can redeem their concession credit by visiting any concession stand where the Kroger Meal Deal logo is displayed and simply scan your game ticket bar code at the register.

Additionally, fans that attend Reds Racing Night can use their Reds ticket stub to get $10 off any ticket for the June 29 Quaker State 400 race or Fan Zone pass. Please call the Kentucky Speedway for details at (859) 578-2300.

 

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