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Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host the NXG Grand Prix Finale



Speedway, Indiana – One of the largest racing venues was the site of a motorsports non-profit’s finale on Saturday morning.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted the Grand Prix Finale of NXG Youth Motor Sports.

The non-profit is a youth organization dedicated to providing motor sports access to underserved adolescents, and it is situated in Indianapolis.

The organization trains kids in life skills and career preparation for STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math—through its Grand Prix program.

It’s more than just racing, according to NXG Director and Chief Instructor Rodd Reed.

“[Our] mission is to work and develop young people to become conscientious adults,” Reed said.

During the finale, 12 to 15-year-old NXG graduates will have the chance to race and demonstrate their technical expertise and abilities.

“We felt like go-karts and motorsports was a great way to get kids excited about learning, and then in particular, we can get them some life skills,” Reed said.

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, the race is scheduled to occur. Season time for the NXG Grand Prix is from February to September.