Track Enterprises Holding Concert Mixed With Racing
Nashville, TN ( March 29, 2016) – Track Enterprises of Macon, IL, is full speed ahead with its first big event of 2016, Rockin’ & Racin’ at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. The two day event, Friday and Saturday, April 8/9, will feature some of the best drivers across the nation in addition to a live Colt Ford concert with special guest Trent Tomlinson at the track as part of Friday’s event. Track Enterprises also schedules and promotes events at Macon and Lincoln Speedways in Central Illinois and the Terre Haute Action Track in Western Indiana.
While it is the second year in a row that Track Enterprises has held an event in the music city, this year’s is unique due to the addition of Friday and the concert portion of the show. The Friday night, April 8th festivities will begin at 7:00 PM with some of the top Super Late Model competitors in the nation racing with the Champion Racing Association and the Southern Super Series in a double header show. At 8:30, all eyes and ears will turn toward the main stage as country music artists Colt Ford and Trent Tomlinson perform live.
Track Enterprises owner Bob Sargent stated, “I’ve been promoting events in the racing industry for a long time but was looking for an additional attraction for the Nashville show. Now the fans will not only get the racing for the cost of a ticket but a great concert as well. It’s definitely something a little different but it should be a lot of fun.”
Colt Ford has sold over 1 million albums, millions more song downloads, has 1.5 million Facebook likes and over 100 million YouTube views. Ford had his album, “Declaration of Independence” top the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart at #1 in 2014 and is also known for penning “Dirt Road Anthem” and “Country Must Be Country Wide”.
Trent Tomlinson is a national country music recording artist and will be the opening act for Ford, following the April 8th racing. “Drunker Than Me”, “One Wing in the Fire”, and “Just Might Have Her Radio On” are some of Tomlinson’s singles that have been on the US Billboard Top 40 charts.
Of course, the concert just adds to an already action packed card full of some of the best racing in the US. In addition to CRA and SSS on Friday night, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will come to town for the Music City 200 on Saturday, April 9. It will mark the second year in-a-row in which Track Enterprises has put ARCA back in Nashville. A full field of veterans mixed with young talent trying to advance their careers to the top, should make for another thrilling show. Adding to Saturday’s show will be the North-South Super Late Model Challenge for CRA and SSS. The two races from Friday night will determine the starting lineup for Saturday’s huge combined event.
Friday’s program gets started with CRA/SSS qualifying at 5:30, followed by their two features at 7:00. An autograph session, featuring some of the ARCA competitors will be held at 8:00 followed by the Trent Tomlinson/Colt Ford concert at 8:30.
Saturday’s program gets started with ARCA qualifying at 4:15, followed by the North South Super Late Model Challenge at 5:45, and the ARCA Racing Series Presented By Menards Nashville 200 at 8:00.
Friday’s event tickets are general admission only and cost just $20 for adults and $5 for kids 5-12). The price includes the dual Super Late Model features and the live concert. On Saturday, reserved seating for the top eight rows as well as general admission seating is available. Cost is $25 presale for adults and $15 for kids, while day of reserved seating will be $30 for adults and $15 for kids. Tickets will be available at the gate or by calling early at 217-764-3200.
For full information on Rockin’ & Racin’ at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville on April 8 & 9, visit www.trackenterprises.com, www.arcaracing.com, www.cra-racing.com, www.southernsuperseries.com, www.fairgroundsspeedwaynashville.com, or www.coltford.com.
About Track Enterprises
Track Enterprises is a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, which oversees Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, Terre Haute Action Track, and hosts a number of ARCA, USAC, UMP, POWRi, WOOLM, and other top events throughout the midwest. Track Enterprises info can be found online at www.trackenterprises.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/TrackEnterprises.