SeatGeek Inks Deal as Official Ticket Marketplace of NASCAR
SeatGeek is expanding its relationship with NASCAR, announced as the racing brand’s Official Ticket Marketplace Partner on Tuesday. The multi-year deal comes on the heels of a limited partnership between the companies for the Daytona 500 earlier this year, but now will involve all of the races at tracks... Read more
SeatGeek Announced as Preferred Ticket Exchange of Daytona 500 Race
SeatGeek has announced a foray into the automotive racing ticket game, going on board as the preferred ticket exchange for the Daytona 500, scheduled for February 20 at 2:30 p.m. The “Great American Race” is already sold out for its 2022 edition, making SeatGeek the official destination for those... Read more
Dierks Bentley to Perform Pre-Race Concert at NASCAR Championship
Multiplatinum singer-songwriter and Phoenix native Dierks Bentley will perform a pre-race concert before the NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race on Sunday, November 7. The concert will be broadcast live (in part) during the pre-race Countdown to Green show on NBC. “Dierks Bentley’s journey from The Valley to superstardom is... Read more
NASCAR Announces 2022 Season-Opening Clash at the Coliseum in Los Angeles
NASCAR’s 2022 season will open with a first – bringing an event to the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the first time. The Clash at the Coliseum was announced on Tuesday, and will bring NASCAR to the California stadium on Sunday, February 6, 2022. The race was announced... Read more
No COVID Clusters Tied to NASCAR Race That Had 20,000 Fans
Some good news related to the potential for holding events with fans in attendance: public health officials say that they have not found any evidence that a NASCAR race in July with more than 20,000 in attendance led to any clusters of new COVID-19 cases. The July 15 NASCAR... Read more
NASCAR All Star Race Featured Largest U.S. Crowd Since March
An estimated 20,000 fans watched Chase Elliot race to victory in NASCAR’s All-Star event in Bristol, Tennessee Wednesday, which marks the largest ticketed event since the coronavirus pandemic ground live entertainment to a halt earlier this year. The event took place at Bristol Motor Speedway, relocated from its initial... Read more
Texas Governor Approves NASCAR Race at 50% Attendance
The return of fans to NASCAR events will continue to grow, as Texas Governor Greg Abbott approved Texas Motor Speedway’s plans for opening to as many as 50% of its 135,000 seating capacity for a race rescheduled to July 19th at the venue. “Texans are eager for sporting and... Read more
NASCAR All-Star Race Could See Largest Attendance In Sports Amid Virus
Update (as of June 16, 2020): In order to purchase tickets to the NASCAR All-Star race, fans must first sign a waiver. You can view the “notice of risk and policies” here. – NASCAR is set to host its annual All-Star race this summer, with up to 30,000 fans... Read more
NASCAR To Start Admitting Fans To Races This Weekend
NASCAR was among the first major sports leagues to return from a pandemic-induced hiatus. Now, it will be among the first to admit fans into events. Select races will now welcome spectators into tracks beginning this weekend, officials announced Tuesday. Fans will be admitted into Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday, June... Read more
Facebook Launches Platform To Keep Fans Social During Live Events
Facebook has launched a new program that will allow fans to interact with one another in a more meaningful way via social media during live events. The live event tool, dubbed “Venue,” was released by Facebook’s R&D group NPE Team. “Venue” will serve as a second screen experience for... Read more