NASCAR heads to Nashville, Tenn. starting on Tuesday where NASCAR Champion’s Week will be held for the first time.
Three days of events for the fans is on tap that will conclude with the annual awards banquet that will crown Kyle Busch as the 2019 Monster Energy Cup Series champion.
“Found a few friends this year in the country music biz, so maybe we’ll give them a call and see if they can come on out and we can have a hell of a party,” Busch said after winning the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Champion’s Week shifts to Nashville after being held in Las Vegas since 2009. It will feature a Fan Fest that will be held at Riverfront Park from 12 p.m.-8 p.m. CT Tuesday and Wednesday and 12 p.m.-4 p.m. CT on Thursday.
Motor Racing Network’s NASCAR Live will air two shows on Tuesday and Wednesday from John Rich’s Redneck Riviera. Tuesday’s show will be streamed on live on MRN’s Facebook page from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. CT and will later air at it’s weekly 7 p.m. ET time at MRN.com. Among the guests on Tuesday are John Rich – from Big and Rich – Cassadee Pope, Adam Stevens and Kyle Busch. Wednesday’s show, which will feature guests Erik Jones, Ryan Newman and Kurt Busch, will air at 3 p.m.-4 p.m. CT on MRN’s Facebook Live. Both shows will be open to the public.
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Tuesday’s activities will conclude with NASCAR Night at the Opry at the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Wednesday will end with all 16 Playoff drivers taking to the streets at 6 p.m. CT for Burnouts on Broadway located at lower Broadway, between 5th and 1st avenue.
Motor Racing Network’s live coverage of Thursday’s Awards banquet from the Music City Center will start at 7 p.m. ET.