Posted by: NHRA.com staff

Kalitta Motorsports has have partnered with Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel for the upcoming NHRA national event in Chicago, June 26-29, to help build awareness of Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel. The two also have teamed up to offer NHRA fans discounted stay packages.

Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel decals will adorn all of Team Kalitta’s race cars during the 17th annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill., just a few miles west of downtown Chicago. Team Kalitta’s four-car, nitro-fueled racers include the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster driven by Doug Kalitta, the Optima Batteries/Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel dragster driven by J.R. Todd, the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car driven by Del Worsham, and the Patrón XO Café Toyota Camry Funny Car driven by Alexis DeJoria.

The partnership between Kalitta Motorsports and Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel was formed to help build awareness of Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel through not only branding on the race cars, but also through an extensive and fan-friendly social media campaign. Team Kalitta will use its very popular social media channels to offer giveaways, discounts to either stay or visit Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel; and opportunities for fans to interact with Team Kalitta drivers, playing alongside them in a live poker tournament and testing their reflex time against the pros in a fun, interactive game, all at Harrah’s Joliet!

“Harrah’s Joliet is very excited about this new partnership with Team Kalitta,” said Jennifer Nocco, Vice President of Marketing.  “We are very happy to have the NHRA back in Joliet again this year and to give Kalitta fans the opportunity to experience our newly renovated casino and hotel offering the excitement of Vegas-style gaming and award winning dining and accommodations to compliment the excitement of the track.”

Rachel Brunner, Kalitta Motorsports General Manager, said, “Our new relationship with Harrah’s Joliet is not only a great partnership for our team it’s also a wonderful opportunity for our fans and all the fans of NHRA Drag Racing to explore all of the amenities available at Harrah’s Joliet and to be able to engage with our Team Kalitta drivers in a unique setting.

“Through our Social Media channels we’re looking forward to giving race fans a fun and valuable interaction with Team Kalitta, and to get fans familiar with and connected to the continuing Social Media offerings of Harrah’s Joliet.”

NHRA fans discounted stay packages:

PKM2N - Kalitta Motorsports 2 Nights Stay and Buffet
PKM3N - Kalitta Motorsports 3 Nights Stay and Buffet
PKM4N - Kalitta Motorsports 4 Nights Stay and Buffet
Guests can book via the links or they can call 888-203-0575 and mention code “PKM2N”, for example to book.