Updated: March 6 (1 p.m.)
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series stars will be making appearances in and around Las Vegas this week in preparation for NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. All events are free of charge and open to the public.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7
Jennifer Jo Cobb – Lee's Discount Liquors, 4427 E. Sunset Rd., Henderson. 5-7 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 8
Eric McClure – WalMart at 8060 W. Tropical Parkway. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Bobby Labonte – WalMart at 8060 W. Tropical Parkway. 3-5 p.m.
Tony Stewart – Office Depot at 1435 W. Craig Rd. 1 p.m. Wristbands limited to 450 and may be obtained at the store beginning at 8 a.m. on March 8. Fans with wristbands must be in line no later than 1:30 p.m. to obtain an autograph.
Kyle Busch – M&M’s World at 3785 Las Vegas Blvd. South. 4-6 p.m. Fans should call M&M’s World at (702) 736-7611 for details on obtaining wristbands prior to the appearance.
Live SiriusXM broadcast with Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip at The Pub inside the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. 5-7 p.m. (Broadcast, hosted by Claire B. Lang, starts at 4 p.m.) Waltrip will sign autographs at 5:30 p.m., Bowyer at 6 p.m.
Brendan Gaughan – autograph session at South Point Hotel & Casino. 6-8 p.m.
Greg Biffle – autograph session at Team Ford, 5445 Drexel Road. 6 p.m.
Q&A with Jimmie Johnson, hosted by Chris Myers. Suncoast Hotel & Casino showroom. 7-8 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. for the first 250 fans.
Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr. hosted by Jeff Hammond. Sam’s Town Live! inside Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall. 7-8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. (arrive early to submit your questions to Dale Jr.).
Brad Keselowski – Miller Lite appearance at Dick’s Last Resort inside the Excalibur Hotel &Casino. 8 p.m.
Jamie McMurray – autograph session Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Dr. 6 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9
Fast Chats session with Kurt Busch at the Sprint Experience. 11 a.m.
Autograph session with Danica Patrick and Cole Whitt at the Palms Casino Resort. 6-7 p.m. Fans should call the Palms for details on obtaining tickets prior to the appearance.
Autograph session with Michael McDowell and Jason Bowles at The Pub inside the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. 7 p.m.
Autograph session with Bobby Labonte and team owner Brad Daugherty at The Pub inside the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. 8 p.m.
Autograph session with Regan Smith and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roxy’s at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall. 8-9 p.m.
Autograph session with Kurt Busch, David Reutimann, Dave Blaney, Ken Schrader, Robert Richardson Jr., Scott Riggs, Eric McClure, Jennifer Jo Cobb and Johanna Long at the Riviera Hotel & Casino at 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South. 8-9 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 10
Fast Chats session with Carl Edwards at the Sprint Experience (LVMS Midway). 11 a.m.
Fast Chats session with Richard Petty at the Sprint Experience (LVMS Midway). Noon.
SUNDAY, MARCH 11
PRN's Up To Speed with Jamie McMurray on the SPEED stage. 8:45 a.m.
Fast Chats session with Kasey Kahne at the Sprint Experience (LVMS Midway). 9:20 a.m.
NASCAR Weekend at the superspeedway kicks off on Friday, March 9 with Stratosphere Pole Day. The NASCAR Nationwide Series takes center stage on Saturday, March 10 with the annual Sam’s Town 300 at 2 p.m. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt Tools 400 is scheduled to start at noon on Sunday, March 11.
The race weekend begins Wednesday, March 7 with IMCA Modified and West Coast Late Model racing at the recently-resurfaced half-mile Dirt Track. The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Series will take command of the clay oval on Thursday, March 8 and will be joined by the 360 Sprint Car Series and IMCA Modifieds.
Tickets for the NASCAR Weekend are on sale at www.lvms.com or by calling (800) 644-4444. Neon Garage passes, Lucky 7 preferred parking and driver introduction passes also are available. Follow LVMS on Facebook and Twitter.
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