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Sonoma Raceway gets NASCAR Express to Offer Train to NASCAR in Sonoma

For the second consecutive year,NASCAR fans can get on board the NASCAR Express train to the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sprint Cup Series event at Sonoma Raceway.

The raceway will partner with Key Holidays to offer an express train that will transport fans directly from the Sacramento area to the raceway on race day, Sunday, June 22.  The train will depart from Sacramento, with stops in Davis and Suisun City, and traverse some of Northern California’s most spectacular scenery before dropping passengers just steps from the raceway’s main entrance.

Last year’s inaugural NASCAR Express sold out five days before race weekend, and this year’s train is also expected to be a sellout. To meet increased demand, seating capacity for the train has been increased from 500 to 700 passengers.

“The NASCAR Express was a resounding success in its first year,” said Steve Page, Sonoma Raceway president and general manager. “Our fans told us it turned the race experience into a full day’s adventure and they can’t wait to board the train again this June.”

The NASCAR Express offers fans a unique alternative to avoid highway traffic and parking hassles on race-day, and will feature two café cars with on-board food and beverage service. The train is also a great option for small and large groups to enjoy the entire NASCAR race-day experience together.

“Fantastic, awesome, best day ever,” said Citrus Heights’ Terry Donigan, who rode the NASCAR Express in 2013. “The train ride through the Napa back country is just beautiful and it was a great way to get to the race. I can’t wait to do it again this year!”  

It’s a one-stop shop to purchase your race-day ticket and NASCAR Express pass. The $199 premium package includes:

·         A reserved-seat in the Main Grandstand

·         Round-trip travel from Sacramento, Davis or Suisun

·         VIP main-gate entry

·         On-track access to driver introduction and pre-race ceremonies

·         Special T-shirt

Seats are limited, so for more information on the NASCAR Express or to purchase your ticket package today, call 800-870-RACE (7223) or visit

Key Holidays has served as an Amtrak Regional Tour Operator 31 years, including the famous Reno Fun Train. As a partner on the 2014 NASCAR Express, Key Holidays will also offer pre- and/or post-event hotel packages in Sacramento. For more information, visit

Don’t miss your chance to get onboard the NASCAR Express train to Sonoma. The Toyota/Save Mart 350 marks NASCAR’s only stop in Northern California, and has become one of the most exciting and unpredictable events on the circuit as tempers flare on the road course’s tight turns. 

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