The world-famous Blue Man Group and award-winning Las Vegas stage star Carol Johnson are just two of the entertainment options Las Vegas Motor Speedway will offer to race fans during the Feb. 28-March 2 NASCAR Weekend.

Blue Man Group, which performs nightly at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino will perform throughout the day Saturday and Sunday in the Neon Garage and put on a 15-minute show on the pre-race stage prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series UAW-Dodge 400 on Sunday, March 2.

Carol Linnea Johnson will sing the National Anthem prior to the start of the UAW-Dodge 400.  Johnson is the star of the Broadway hit, "Mama Mia!" (she plays the part of Donna) at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

Popular country music artist Josh Gracin ("Nothin' To Lose") will sing the National Anthem on Saturday prior to the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series Sam's Town 300 on Saturday, March 1. Gracin, a former American Idol TV show contestant, also will perform at the Official After-Race Concert on Saturday evening at Sam's Town Live! in the Sam's Town Hotel & Casino.

Jason Michael Carroll, who was named "Top New Country Artist of 2007" by Billboard Magazine, will perform on stage in the midway behind the main grandstands on Sunday morning.

The United States Air Force Thunderbirds, who are based at nearby Nellis Air Force Base, will provide a unique flyover for Sunday's UAW-Dodge 400.

Tickets for the UAW-Dodge 400, Sam's Town 300, Qualifying Day (Friday, Feb. 29) and the Neon Garage fan experience may be purchased by calling the LVMS ticket office at (702) 644-4444 or online at