KID ROCK TO PERFORM AT FORD ECOBOOST 400
Miami, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-platinum selling American rock star Kid Rock will be performing a live set prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford EcoBoost 400 next Sunday (Nov. 18) at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Track President Matthew Becherer made the announcement.
In addition to the pre-race show, Kid Rock will serve as the celebrity pace car driver and together with the track, offer a ticket package that includes:
- One premium Grandstand ticket to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford EcoBoost 400
- One pre-race Pit Pass that includes stageside access for the show
- A digital download of his new album “Rebel Soul,” set to drop the day after the race – Monday, November 19.
The ticket package is available now via homesteadmiamispeedway.com/kidrock or by calling 305.230 5255.
The Top Dog/Atlantic recording artist has had a musical presence throughout NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup with his songs being featured on the ESPN-TV race telecast. “Rebel Soul,” Kid Rock’s newest studio album will be released the day after the race, November 19. Kid Rock will be performing a set that includes his new single “Let’s Ride,” which will be broadcast in full on ESPN during its championship race pre-race show, “NASCAR Countdown.” Kid Rock will also answer questions during the first extended caution, aired in full during the ESPN race telecast, which begins at 3:00 p.m. ET. In addition to the performance and appearances, the majority of the music played during the race telecast will be Kid Rock’s.
Kid Rock, whose musical style ranges from hip hop to heavy metal to country, has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide. He has also been a constant supporter of American troops at home and abroad.
“The addition of Kid Rock rounds out a stellar lineup of entertainment for Ford Championship Weekend,” said Becherer. “His music is pure Americana and will be the perfect way to transition to 267 laps of championship racing.”
About Homestead-Miami Speedway
The Speedway has been open since 1995 following an initiative to spur economic recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. The 640-acre facility is active more than 280 days per year and hosts NASCAR’s Championship Races during Ford Championship Weekend (November 16-18, 2012). The Sprint Cup Series Championship Ford EcoBoost 400 is broadcast live on TV and radio to 175 countries and into 24 languages. The 2011 championship attracted ESPN Television’s largest NASCAR Sprint Cup viewership ever with a peak audience of 10.5 million when the checkered flag fell. Homestead-Miami Speedway, featuring a 1.5-mile oval and 2.21-mile road course, generates more than $250 million annually for the region. homesteadmiamispeedway.com. Twitter.com/homesteadmiami #FordEcoBoost400; Facebook.com/HomesteadMiamiSpeedway.