Fans attending the NASCAR playoff race weekend in Las Vegas will have multiple opportunities to meet and interact with their favorite drivers right before the racing action begins.

Fans can get a head start on spotting some of their favorite drivers if they head on down to the South Point Hotel, Casino, & Spa on Thursday, Oct. 12, to see several NASCAR drivers embracing the Las Vegas spirit in the Brendan Gaughan Celebrity Blackjack Tournament. Kevin Harvick, Rusty Wallace, Daniel Hemric, Chris Buescher and Ryan Preece will be participating in the charity tournament along with NBC Sports Rick Allen, former Vegas Golden Knights captain Deryk Engelland and Xtreme Sports star TJ Lavin.

Friday, Oct. 13

  • 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Myatt Snider (Toyota Display — Fan Zone)
  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Smith's at 9710 W. Skye Canyon Park Dr. Las Vegas NV)
  • 5:45 p.m. ARCA Menards Series West Driver Autograph Session (under Bullring grandstandrace ticket required)

Saturday, Oct. 14

  • 9–9:15 a.m. Sammy Smith (Toyota Display — Fan Zone)
  • 9:45 a.m. Riley Herbst (South Point Display — Fan Zone)
  • 9:45–10:30 a.m. Xfinity Series Driver Autograph session (Neon Garage — pass required)
    • Drivers scheduled :
      • Daniel Hemric
      • Jeremy Clements
      • Myatt Snyder
      • Parker Kligerman
      • Joe Graf Jr.
      • Chandler Smith
      • Sammy Smith
      • Joey Gase
      • Stefan Parsons
      • Anthony Alfredo
      • Parker Retzlaff
      • Sheldon Creed
  • 11–11:15 a.m. Rusty Wallace (Neon Garage — pass required)

Sunday, Oct. 15

  • 8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Kurt Busch (Toyota Display — Fan Zone)
  • 8:40–8:55 a.m. Bubba Wallace (Toyota Display — Fan Zone)
  • 8:45–9 a.m. Austin Dillon (Neon Garage — pass required)
  • 8:50–9:05 a.m. Denny Hamlin – Speedway Children's Charities Live Auction (Draft Bar — ticket required)
  • 9 a.m. Carson Hocevar (South Point Display — Fan Zone)
  • 9–9:10 a.m. William Byron (Neon Garage — pass required)
  • 9–9:15 a.m. Alex Bowman (Fan Zone Stage)
  • 9:15 a.m. Rusty Wallace (South Point Display — Fan Zone)
  • 9:15–9:30 a.m. Harrison Burton (Fan Zone Stage)
  • 9:15–9:30 a.m. Harrison Burton (Fan Zone Stage)
  • 9:30 a.m. Rusty Wallace (Fan Zone Stage)
  • 9:30–9:45 a.m. Brad Keselowski (Neon Garage — pass required)
  • 9:45–10 a.m. Todd Gilliland (Fan Zone Stage)
  • 10–10:15 a.m. Rusty Wallace (Neon Garage — pass required)

Tickets and Neon Garage add-ons are available online at or by calling 1-800-644-4444. Weekend and single-day tickets are still available; race day tickets for children 12 and under are just $10 and free on Friday and Saturday when accompanying a paid adult.