Fans at Phoenix Raceway will be “living on feelgood standard time” before the NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race on Sunday, Nov. 7. That’s because multiplatinum singer/songwriter and Phoenix native Dierks Bentley will perform a pre-race concert for the sold-out, standing-room-only crowd, a portion of which will be broadcast live during the NBC Countdown to Green pre-race show.
Bentley will take the stage at 11:40 a.m. and perform a 45-minute set that includes the chart-topping hits that have made him one of the most popular recording artists of his generation.
“Dierks Bentley’s journey from The Valley to superstardom is inspiring,” said Phoenix Raceway President Julie Giese. “We’re excited he is returning home to perform his music and amplify the feel-good, championship atmosphere our fans will generate at Phoenix Raceway.”
As a singer/songwriter, Bentley boasts championship credentials that make him the dominant voice of Country Music. He has 20 No. 1 singles on Country radio with more than 6.4 billion streams of his songs. His reputation as a live performer is also unmatched, as his current BEERS ON ME TOUR delights fans with music that mixes elements of modern country, classic country, bluegrass and rock.
All the while, Bentley maintains an unmistakable identity while constantly reinventing his sound – a powerful combination that has led to 14 Grammy Award nominations and countless recognition from the ACMs, CMAs and the Billboard Music Awards.
“I can’t wait to get back to my home state of Arizona and perform for all my NASCAR friends and fans,” Bentley said. “The energy at Phoenix Raceway is unmatched and I’m looking forward to sharing in that excitement.”
Although no tickets remain for the NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race, fans can still experience NASCAR Championship Weekend event on Friday and Saturday. A limited number of grandstand and FanShield Infield Experience tickets remain for those days, and fans are encouraged to get their tickets now before losing out on the opportunity.
The action begins Friday, Nov. 5, when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series crowns its champion in the Lucas Oil 150. On Saturday, Nov. 6, Phoenix Raceway will host two championship events – the Arizona Lottery 100 (ARCA Menards Series West) and the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship Race.
And then, following the Dierks Bentley concert on Sunday, Nov. 7, the NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race will be contested, airing live on NBC and Peacock.
Fans can purchase tickets for Friday and Saturday’s action at Phoenix Raceway at www.phoenixraceway.com. They can also secure their seats for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race at Phoenix Raceway by purchasing season tickets.
About Dierks Bentley
Dierks Bentley continues to be a dominant voice for the genre with over 6.4 billion streams and 20 No. One hits, while his new single “Beers On Me” with BRELAND and HARDY races up the radio charts. Reaching a new creative high while “making music designed to challenge” (New York Times), Bentley co-wrote 10 of 13 tracks on his latest full-length release THE MOUNTAIN, which earned him the highest debut sales of his career and became his seventh chart-topping release. This summer, Bentley’s surprise LIVE FROM TELLURIDE collection was touted as “a gift that Country music fans didn’t know they needed” (The Tennesseean). Having amassed countless nominations from the ACM’s, CMA’s, Billboard Music Awards and more while also earning 14 GRAMMY nominations, Bentley also celebrated his 15 year anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. He also created professional endeavors outside of the music with his Flag & Anthem lifestyle collection Desert Son, along with his “Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row” franchise hosting four locations. Bentley is currently headlining his BEERS ON ME TOUR. For more information, visit Dierks.com.
About Phoenix Raceway
Home to the 2021 NASCAR Championship Weekend, Phoenix Raceway has been the premier motorsports venue in the Southwest since 1964 and hosts two NASCAR race weekends each year. In 2021, the spring event weekend, March 12-14, kicks off the race season at Phoenix Raceway, featuring the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and ARCA Menards Series. For only the second time in the history of the sport, Phoenix Raceway will host the NASCAR Championship Weekend, November 5-7. Over the three-day event, champions will be crowned in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the ARCA Menards Series West. Phoenix Raceway also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including corporate meetings and conferences, charity events, holiday events, sport and endurance competitions, driving schools and Segway tours. For more information, visit www.PhoenixRaceway.com.
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