JOLIET, Ill. (March 14, 2019) – Chicagoland Speedway announced today that country music singer and song writer Lee Brice will kick off the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400 with a performance on Sunday, June 30 following fans’ “Parking Lot Parties.” The Camping World 400 pre-race concert is presented by New Country, Chicago’s BIG 95.5.
With more than 12 million in RIAA certified sales, Lee Brice has achieved Gold and Platinum on every album and single released — with “A Woman Like You” reaching Double Platinum status. Gold album Certifications include: Love Like Crazy, Hard 2Love and I Don't Dance. The award-winning male vocalist has also received Platinum single certifications for “I Don't Dance” and “A Woman Like You,” with “That Don’t Sound Like You” reaching double Platinum.
With more than 2 billion spins on Pandora, Lee was inducted into the streaming service’s ‘Billionaires Club’ on June 8, 2018. The “Rumor” singer, who is now among the Top 25 most-streamed country artists of all time on Pandora, was only the second country artist behind Keith Urban to receive the Pandora Billionaire plaque and puts Lee in company with not only Urban, but legends including Johnny Cash and Fleetwood Mac, and pop icons such as John Legend.
Lee’s new single “Rumor” is out now and follows “Boy,” the debut song from his fourth studio album, Lee Brice (November 3, 2017).
Lee Brice is a GRAMMY nominee, a CMA nominee and a double ACM award winner, and he's taken five radio singles to #1: “A Woman Like You," “Hard To Love," “I Drive Your Truck," “I Don’t Dance," and “Drinking Class.” Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and others have recorded his songs and he's performed on TV shows including NBC's Today, ABC's The Bachelor, NBC's The Voice and FOX's Miss USA 2018. For more about Lee Brice, visit: www.leebrice.com
“Enlisting the talent of a gifted performer and iconic song writer like Lee Brice has become part of our Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race day tradition,” said Chicagoland Speedway President Scott Paddock. “Lee will be an exciting addition to an already energetic and memorable schedule of festivities.”
Two exclusive Lee Brice Pre-Race Concert Packages Available for June 30.
• Starting at $89 - Lee Brice Concert Package - Grandstand Tickets and Infield Fan Zone Pit Pass. The Fan Zone Pit Pass is required to enter the infield for the concert. This package is also available with different grandstand section seating at an increased price.
• Starting at $119 - Concert VIP Package- A grandstand ticket, an Infield Fan Zone Pit Pass and VIP Front of Stage access. Fans with grandstand tickets will have the ability to view and listen to the concert from their seat, as well.
The Concert VIP Package starts at $119, which includes Section L seats. This package also available with different grandstand section seating at an increased price.
Fans that have already purchased tickets can call 888-629-RACE (7223) to upgrade front of stage access.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway will take place in June as part of the four-race weekend June 27 – June 30. The weekend will kick off on Thursday, June 27 with the ARCA Menards Series Bounty 150 followed by NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Camping World 225 under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Camping World 300 will hit the track as the precursor to Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400 showdown.
To purchase tickets to any 2019 Chicagoland Speedway event, visit us online at www.ChicagolandSpeedway.com, call 888-629-RACE (7223), download the Chicagoland Speedway mobile app, visit the Chicagoland Speedway Administrative office or stop by the box office on the day of the event.
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Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway – Illinois’ largest sporting facility – is located in Joliet, Ill., approximately 30 miles south of downtown Chicago on Old Historic Route 66. The multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex annually hosts a broad array of programming encompassing more than 100 events, including major motorsports entertainment, endurance events, musical concerts and festivals, corporate training seminars, industry trade shows, and much more.
Chicagoland Speedway, a 1.5 mile paved oval, hosts racing events of the major U.S. racing series, and currently conducts races in all three NASCAR national series, including the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Along with Route 66 Raceway, a multimillion-dollar complex that includes a ¼ mile stadium-style drag strip and a ½ mile dirt oval track, Chicagoland Speedway is wholly-owned by International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a major promoter of motorsports activities. ISC owns and/or operates 13 of the nation’s major racing venues, including Daytona International Speedway.
In 2019, Chicagoland Speedway will host NBC’s first broadcast of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, one of the region’s leading economic engines attracting a world-wide television audience and more than 125,000 guests from across the U.S. For more information, log onto: http://www.chicagolandspeedway.com and http://www.route66raceway.com.
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