NASCAR announced Monday beginning in 2017, kids ages 12 and younger will be admitted FREE to all Xfinity Series races and all Camping World Truck Series races.

The announcement also kicked off "Kids Drive NASCAR" week, a youth initiative leading up to this weekend's races at Michigan International Speedway and Road America. Many tracks already offer serveral kids' activities as well as autograph sessions and youth garage tours. This unique opportunity will expand the experience for kids and families.

The number of complimentary tickets will vary from track to track for every adult ticket purchased. Specific venue polices and procedures, including sections where the tickets will be offered, will still apply and may differ in an effort to welcome and to accommodate as many families as possible.