My Place partners with Iowa motor sports venue

George Sell By George Sell
10 April 2019 | Updated 10 April 2019

US: My Place Hotels has announced a partnership between its Des Moines area hotels and Knoxville Raceway, known as the Sprint Car Capital of the World.

The Altoona and Ankeny hotels will be the official hotel partner of the 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank.

The 2019 My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank, will be held on August 1 to 3 this year, and will feature three days of 360 sprint car racing at the Knoxville Raceway.

The event officially kicks-off 10 straight nights of racing in southern Iowa, culminating with the finale of the famed Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store on Saturday, August 10. The multi-year partnership will include the 30th Annual My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank in 2020.

"The partnership with Knoxville Raceway demonstrates the fun-loving spirit of the owners and operators behind the My Place Hotels locations in Ankeny and Altoona, Iowa," said Ryan Rivett, president and CEO of My Place Hotels. "As exceptional hospitality providers and the Official Hotel Partner, I'm confident these nearby hotels will be an outstanding home base for race fans during the 360 Knoxville Nationals and throughout the phenomenal season at The Sprint Car Capital of the World."

Known as the Sprint Car Capital of the World, Knoxville Raceway hosts winged 410, 360 and Pro Sprints sprint car racing nearly every Saturday night from April to September.

Drivers, race teams and fans can take advantage of a special promotional rate at either of the two hotel partners. Any guests who use the promotional code "Knoxville" when booking will receive a $99 per night rate for the July 31 through August 5 nights. A limited amount of rooms will be available August 6 through August 11 at $139 per night with the promo code.

"The My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank officially kicks off the greatest 10 days of racing in America," said Kendra Jacobs, director of marketing for Knoxville Raceway. "Fans from around the world travel to Iowa, which means that fans from around the world are looking for a place to stay. My Place Hotels has two nearby locations in Altoona and Ankeny with generously discounted rates for our fans. This is a partnership that not only supports the race track and the event, but also the race fans."

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