San Diego, CA, March 28, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Action packed auto racing and vehicle exhibitions are coming to Coronado. Mark your calendar now for the 12th annual Coronado Speed Festival on September 26th and 27th. This Fleet Week San Diego event is the only race car and military tribute event in the United States.
The Coronado Speed Festival is Fleet Week San Diego’s marquee event. The event features fast-paced, thrilling auto racing and exhibitions for car enthusiasts of all ages at one of the most distinctive race track locations - Naval Air Station North Island, the birthplace of Naval Aviation. Nowhere else can you see a variety of cars racing on a live runway used by the U.S. Navy. This is the only Navy Open House on the west coast. Join us in thanking the men and women who defend our freedom– and enjoy a weekend of thrilling, fast-paced activity on the tarmac.
At the Coronado Speed Festival you will see top race cars from today & tomorrow including historic stock cars, as well as the restored classics from years past. Also planned are military flyovers, drifting & drag racing exhibitions, car club corral, car show, Navy ship tours and more.
Don’t miss out on this annual celebration of speed. The Coronado Speed Festival offers something for everyone to enjoy so race on down to Naval Air Station, North Island on September 26-27 for the premiere racing event of the season.
Ticket information is coming soon. This event if free for active duty military and their dependents. For more information please go to www.fleetweeksandiego.org
The Coronado Speed Festival is produced by San Diego Fleet Week Foundation and hosted by the Naval Base Coronado and the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program (MWR) which benefits military personnel and their families. They in turn provide positive support for the active duty military community and their families through Quality of Life Programs including single Sailor Recreation Centers, Fitness and Aquatic Facilities and the Base Theatre Free Movies.