Luke Bryan to headline Daytona 500 pre-show

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The Great American Race set to be a great show for fans.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The reigning Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will electrify the crowd during the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show, the prelude to the start of the “The Great American Race” at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, Feb. 23.

Luke Bryan walks around in the garage area
Luke Bryan walks around in the garage area

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Bryan will perform several of his hits on pit road of the “World Center of Racing” prior to the start of the 56th annual DAYTONA 500 – the prestigious season-opening event to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. All race fans that purchase a Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE access pass for the DAYTONA 500 can enjoy Bryan’s DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show up close as well as driver introductions.

“We’re thrilled to have a talented artist such as Luke Bryan perform prior to the start of the Daytona 500,” Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said. “We’re expecting Luke to put on an exhilarating show that will energize our race fans as we kick off the new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.”

Bryan’s recently released fourth studio album “Crash My Party” has produced hit singles such as “Crash My Party,” “Drink a Beer” and “That’s My Kind of Night” and has sold over one million copies. In 2013, Bryan was named Academy of Country Music Awards’ Entertainer of the Year and earned American Music Awards Favorite Country Male Artist.

Luke Bryan joins a long list of star-studded performers in the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show including Zac Brown Band, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Bon Jovi.

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