K’Nex Stays in the Fast Lane with New NASCAR Building Set

Nintendo Mystery Bag SeriesK’Nex, the U.S. construction toy company, is pleased to expand its officially licensed NASCAR building toys product line with new building sets that let young race fans expand their high-speed world. New building sets include the most popular cars and drivers of NASCAR and feature cool new paint schemes.

Each of the NASCAR: Driver Figure Bags Series #1 includes one buildable NASCAR driver. Drivers include No. 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr., No. 24 Jeff Gordon, No. 18 Kyle Bush, or No. 48 Jimmie Johnson, and each figure is compatible with the entire K’Nex NASCAR line of products. Each sold separately, so kids ages 5 and up can collect them all.

The K’Nex NASCAR Figure Bags are available on knex.com and at retailers nationwide.

K’NEX Launches Contest for NASCAR Tickets

K’NEX will be featured as the primary sponsor on the No. 88 JR Motorsports Chevrolet during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Heluva Good! 200 race, held on May 15. To celebrate, K’NEX is partnering with Dover International Speedway and JR Motorsports for the “Guess the Number of Parts” contest.

The contest invites fans to guess the number of parts in a NASCAR No. 88 K’NEX Car replica, which measures five feet long and is currently on display at K’NEX headquarters. The 100 closest guesses will each win two tickets to the Heluva Good! 200 at Dover International Speedway to watch the actual No. 88 K’NEX Chevrolet compete in the 11th Nationwide Series event of the 2010 season.

The contest runs through May 2. To enter, click here.

Currently, the cars of Jeff Gordon (No. 24) and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (No. 88) are featured as K’NEX NASCAR building toys. Additional sets will be released this July.