April 8, 2014, Irvine, CA, USA – Southern California sports fans will finally get to experience the fusion of professional football and unparalleled entertainment when the most heavily publicized new team, LA KISS, takes the field for its inaugural season at the Honda Center in Anaheim!
LA KISS will celebrate the team’s home opener victory by bringing the players and dancers to K1 Speed for a fun evening. Fans will have an opportunity to race against dancers; compete in a tournament to win KISS/LA KISS prizes and potential appearance by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley as race Grand Marshalls. The AMC cameras following the team this season as part of a 10-episode Docu-Series will capture the experience of taking their competition from the field to the track!
“We’re excited to be a part of history,” said K1 Speed owners David and Susan Danglard. “We’re looking forward to the fast-paced, high-action entertainment of Arena Football back to Southern California with a new team. This partnership is a great fit for us. K1 Speed offers high-performance action and we’re going to witness this on the field with the LA KISS. With a global brand in KISS, we see much benefit coming out of this partnership.”
“We’re excited to partner with a brand that has multiple locations close to where we play our home games,” said LA KISS Team President Schuyler Hoversten. “LA KISS fans are drawn to the high energy and excitement of our games similar to the high octane experience K1 Speed provides.”
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About K1 Speed
Founded in 2003, K1 Speed America’s Premier Kart Racing company. With kart racing centers in California, Washington, Arizona, Texas, Illinois, Florida and several more facilities planned for the near future, K1 Speed brings the thrill and excitement of indoor karting to a large audience.
Indoor karting has grown into a large industry over the last several years, not only within California, but across the nation. K1 Speed was one of the first companies to bring electric karts and indoor go kart tracks to Southern California, and since the first location opened in Carlsbad in 2003, there has been an explosion in the market.
The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and amateurs alike an authentic and genuine racing experience in a safe, comfortable, accessible and perhaps most importantly, unique environment. Utilizing advanced European electric karts and indoor asphalt tracks, K1 Speed quickly developed a reputation as being fun and exciting, and growth has been continuous since the doors were first opened. 2014 K1 Speed is celebrating 10 years of karting excitement. For more information on K1 Speed, please visit www.k1speed.com
About LA KISS
The LA KISS is the newest expansion team in the Arena Football League (AFL), which will be entering its 27th season this year. The team is owned by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the legendary rock band, KISS, along with Brett Bouchy and Doc McGhee. The team kicked off its inaugural 18 game season at The Honda Center in Anaheim, CA and will be broadcast to a national audience. To learn more, please visit www.lakissfootball.com