Comcast celebrates Kyle Busch’s 100th Xfinity win
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NASCAR’s Kyle Busch became the first driver in NASCAR Xfinity Series history to achieve 100 wins with his victory in last Saturday’s Nashville Superspeedway race, adding to his legacy as the series’ most decorated driver. Xfinity.
To celebrate Busch’s 100 Wins, Comcast donated 100 laptops and one year of free Internet Essentials to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, which is also a Comcast Lift Zone.
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“Increasing internet access and reaching more young people to help them succeed in today’s digital world is central to our future growth,” said Eric Higgs, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee. “This donation will go a long way in our efforts to help young people in our communities and in our ability to prepare them for their bright future. We are grateful for this generous investment from Comcast.
Busch won his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race in 2004 at Richmond Raceway and has since won the 2009 Xfinity Series Championship title, as well as the 2015 and 2019 NASCAR Cup Series Championships. Busch’s 100 wins earn him 51 wins. ahead of the next closest pilot, Mark Martin.
“We are thrilled and proud to celebrate Kyle’s historic 100th victory by positively impacting the Nashville community,” said Matt Lederer, vice president of brand partnerships and amplification at Comcast. “Kyle is the most successful driver in NASCAR Xfinity Series history and 100 wins is a real accomplishment.”
As of September 2020, Comcast has been rolling out Lift Zones as part of its continued efforts to provide free Wi-Fi to more than 1,000 community centers across America by the end of this year. These safe spaces will allow thousands of low-income students to stay online to continue participating in distance learning and doing their homework, even if their schools are closed. The Lift Zones initiative complements Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, which, since 2011, has connected a cumulative total of more than 10 million people in need to the Internet at home. By also providing community centers with free Wi-Fi, more students, seniors, veterans and others have internet access for education, participate in digital skills training, apply for jobs and stay in touch with friends and family who have been forced out of social distancing due to the pandemic. For more information visit www.internetessentials.com.