Friday, June 6th, 2014

Fans, Staff, and Athletes Rest Up at This NW Washington, DC Hotel in Preparation for This Special Event

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- Officials from Volkswagen Rallycross DC and Andretti Sport Marketing today announced the selection of the Marriott Washington Wardman Park as the Official Hotel Partner of Volkswagen Rallycross DC in 2014. This Washington, DC Conference Hotel will serve as a central hub for race organizers and teams throughout the course of the new-for-2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross event to be held at RFK Stadium June 21-22.

"I can't stress how important a good hotel partner is to putting on an event of the magnitude of Volkswagen Rallycross DC," said Tim Mayer, General Manager - Volkswagen Rallycross DC. "Sleep is often a precious commodity in the lead up to opening day, and we're so grateful for the hospitality of Marriott Wardman Park as we prepare to introduce Red Bull Global Rallycross to the D.C. area. The comfort and convenience of Marriott Wardman Park -- within walking distance of many great restaurants and the Metro -- will serve our staff well and be a great hit with GRC teams when they arrive next month."

"We are honored to be the hotel partner for Volkswagen Rallycross DC," said Bill Walsh, General Manager, Washington Marriott Wardman Park. "Marriott has a long history of sponsoring sporting events and we are excited to welcome and host all the teams, organizers and fans."

This NW, Washington DC hotel is offering fans a chance to experience the first motorsports event in the nation's capital in over a decade by offering the "Experience Volkswagen Rallycross DC" package. This Washington, DC vacation package starting rate is $159 and includes two complimentary tickets to the event.

Rates are per room, per night based on availability and exclude tax and gratuities. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more, other terms and conditions apply. For more information or reservations, please call 888-873-1891 or visit Refer to promotional code: LLR.

About Washington Marriott Wardman Park
With 195,000 square feet of event space, 95,000 square feet of exhibit space, 1,048 guest rooms and 104 suites, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park can easily accommodate business and leisure travelers who demand the best. (Indeed, the hotel counts U.S. presidents and dignitaries among its guests.) Not only does the property offer a range of amenities like four on-property restaurants, ADA-accessible guestrooms, and a heated outdoor pool, but it's also beautifully situated on 16 acres of gardens near Adams Morgan, Rock Creek Park and the National Zoo. (Plus other top area attractions are just two Metro stops away.) Guest rooms feel modern and well-appointed with spacious work areas, high-speed Internet access, plush bedding and 32-inch, flat-screen cable televisions. Whether guests come for business and enjoy the expert conference services available, or they visit on holiday to take advantage of the hotel's proximity to all the sights, everyone will appreciate the superior service available at this premier property. Call 888-873-1891 to make your reservation today.

About Marriott Hotels
With 500 hotels and resorts in nearly 60 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest's stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom, Future of Meetings and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spend during each day. For more information, visit To join the ongoing Marriott conversation, like us on Facebook ( and follow us on Twitter (, @Marriott.)

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