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Driving VA Benefits and Services Home with NASCAR

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and NASCAR race tracks across the country are once again joining forces for the 2017 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season to Drive VA Benefits and Services Home for Veterans. VA is reaching out to where you live, work, and socialize to ensure you can access the benefits and services you have earned and deserve.

RIR race track

2017 NASCAR Outreach Events

VA will be at the following tracks this season with a Mobile Vet Center unit and a team of health and benefits experts who can answer your questions, share information, and help you access your VA benefits:

  • June 2-4: Dover International Speedway: Join VA at the Monster Mile in Dover, DE for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism.
  • June 16-18: Michigan International Speedway: VA will be in Brooklyn, MI for the FireKeepers Casino 400 on the fastest track in NASCAR.
  • September 7-9: Richmond International Raceway: Come out to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Pole Qualifying in Richmond, VA on September 8, and enjoy Saturday night racing under the lights for the Federated Auto Parts 400 on September 9—the last race to make the Chase!
  • October 13-15: Talladega Superspeedway: VA will be in Lincoln, AL for the Chase for the Championship.
  • November 3-5: Texas Motor Speedway: VA is heading to the Lone Star State for the AAA Texas 500 race weekend in Fort Worth, TX.
  • November 10-12: Phoenix International Raceway: On Veterans Day weekend, VA will be reaching out to Veterans in Avondale, AZ at the Can-Am 500.

Come join us and learn how you can Drive Your VA Benefits and Services Home!

2016 Pole Qualifying Event at Richmond International Raceway

On September 9, 2016, VA and Richmond International Raceway (RIR) teamed up for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Pole Qualifying. VA was also on site all race weekend with health and benefits experts, reaching out to Veterans and their families. During the course of the weekend, VA was able to assist nearly 700 Veterans and family members. Thank you to all those who came out. We are honored to serve you and to help you drive your VA benefits and services home with NASCAR and RIR.

VA health expert poses with Veteran in front of a Mobile Vet CenterA tight pack of cars race on the Richmond International Raceway at a qualifying event