As part of NASCAR RACE TO GREEN™ and the NASCAR Green Clean Air Tree Planting Program Delivered by UPS™, NASCAR, International Speedway Corporation and Daytona International Speedway employees partnered together to plant 35 trees at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center on Tuesday.
In addition, 35 trees will be donated and delivered to North Street Park in Daytona Beach.
The NASCAR Green Clean Air Tree Planting Program Delivered by UPS™ is the largest tree planting program in sports. Over 250,000 trees have been planted to date in NASCAR, offsetting the racing for the next 15 plus years.
Approximately 30 employees participated in planting of the cypress trees, which were purchased from a local nursery.
Daytona International Speedway, ISC and NASCAR employees plant cypress trees on Tuesday at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Education Center.
Approximately 30 employees, Daytona International Speedway Vice President of Operations Andrew Gurtis and NASCAR Vice President of Green Innovation Dr. Mike Lynch pose for a group photo following the planting of 35 cypress trees as part of the NASCAR Green Clean Air Tree Planting Program on Tuesday at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Education Center in Daytona Beach.
The stars of NASCAR return to Daytona International Speedway on July 3-5. Tickets to the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Nationwide Series race are available by calling 1-800-PITSHOP or online at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com.
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