News and images of celebrity visits to K1 Speed, including visits from racecar drivers, athletes and entertainers.

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7950310062 0a0e06c488 c IndyCar driver Troy Castaneda visits K1 Speed
IndyCar driver Troy Castaneda stops by K1 Speed Seattle with his family while visiting the Seattle area today. Troy recently stepped into to IndyCar racing after having much success in the Rotax karting series, most recently taking first in the Rotax national series, finishing second in the national championship event, and taking 5th in the world Rotax finals. Troy demonstrated his skills in kart racing by jumping onto our Seattle track for the first time and coming to within 2 tenths of a second from beating the track record.

Troy invites you to follow his racing exploits:
www.troycastaneda.com
Twitter: @troycastaneda

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7890459074 63be2140af Famous World Cup goalkeeper visits K1 Speed
Jorge Campos, pictured here with Patricio Jourdain at K1 Speed Carlsbad, was one of the most notable Mexican players of the 1990s. Campos was a particularly eccentric player, known for his constant play outside the penalty area, his acrobatic style in goal, and his attire. His strength in goal was his leaping ability and speed, which made him able to overcome his relatively low height of 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in).

Born in Acapulco, Mexico, Campos also made for an effective striker, an example of rare versatility in football. At times, he would start a game in goal, and transfer upfield later in the match, mostly at the club level. His trademark, self-designed bright kits contributed to his popularity.

International
On the international stage, Campos started for Mexico in the 1994 and 1998 World Cups as the first choice goalkeeper, and went on to collect 130 caps for his country.

At the 1999 New Year’s Cup in Hong Kong, in which Mexico was invited as well as Egypt and Bulgaria, Campos’ father was kidnapped back home and Campos returned to Mexico to attend to the matter. Campos was invited several times to play with the Rest of the World Team against clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Milan.

His last game with Mexico was in 2004 when they played a friendly against Tecos.

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The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo, Angel y Khriz, visited K1 Speed South Florida to shoot a segment for DUB Latino on mun2. Check your local listings.

DUB LATINO
Premieres Summer, 2012
“DUB Latino” is a half-hour, 8 part new weekly lifestyle magazine series targeting Spanish dominant Latinos. The show focuses on car-culture passion and celebrity lifestyles of Latino stars. The series is Produced by DUB Magazine, Executive Produced by Myles Kovacs for DUB and Gloria Medel Solomons for mun2.

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7704810114 e97e5399f9 c NHRA Funny Car Driver Ron Capps visits K1 Speed Seattle
NAPA and NHRA drivers John Lombardo and Ron Capps at K1 Speed Seattle. Ron Capps finished in 2nd place, pictured here.

Ron Capps
@NapaRonCapp
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Seattle NHRA Funny Car Driver Ron Capps visits K1 Speed Seattle

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JulyChristmasGraphic 1024x680 2nd Annual “Lugz Kidz Christmas in July”
For most kids, July is a time for picnics, vacations & a school break

…FOR SOME, IT MIGHT BE THEIR LAST CHRISTMAS.

For most children, each day blends into the next one. The biggest concern may be where to go for ice cream. For many other children, the only thing on their minds is living another day as they fight a desperate battle to simply stay alive. Sadly, the idea of celebrating Christmas in December may not happen for them.

For kids fighting incurable cancer and other life threatening illnesses, their clock may run out on their life before reaching one of the most magical of all holidays…Christmas!

You can make a difference in the life of a child…a real difference. While you are helping some great kid’s, you can join in the fun too with this unique action/motorsports themed two-day event! Imagine what it will feel like for you and your family to be a part of the miracle of putting a genuine smile on the face of a child who may not have had a reason to smile for quite some time. Your donation will do just that. Plus, you can join in the fun, if you choose!

A portion of ALL proceeds raised will go to several worthy local pediatric cancer charities.

DAY ONE

Where: K1 Speed
17221 Von Karmon Ave. Irvine, CA

When: Friday night, July 27th 2012 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM PST.
>>> Lap 4 Little Ones Sponsorship Form <<<

Why: Come on down…You’ll have fun and help some very special kids feel great!
http://www.k1speed.com/irvine-location.html

DAY TWO

Where: Alfredo’s Beach Club,
5101 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA

When: Saturday, July 28th from 12 Noon to 7:00 PM.

Why: You’ll never forget this experience…Guaranteed!

http://www.alfredosbeachclub.com

You can help out (and share in the fun!) in one of three ways. CLICK HERE

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