Food City Family Race Night is one of the premier pre-race events on the NASCAR circuit. The popular fan-based event is coming to the Sevierville Convention Center on Thursday, April 4th.
Fans can expect an exciting line-up of NASCAR Series drivers, celebrities, interactive sessions, show cars, simulators, souvenir trailers and entertainment, combined with an impressive display of more than 50 antique tractors and a massive offering of free food samples (while supplies last). Festivities will get underway at 4 p.m. and continue until 8 p.m.
$5.00 advance tickets are currently on sale at area Food City locations. Tickets will also be available for $6.00 the day of the event. Children 12 and under are admitted free of charge. Proceeds benefit Sevier County Partners in Progress Education Program. To date, Food City Family Race Night has contributed more than $565,000 to area non-profit organizations throughout our region.
Bring a non-perishable Food City store brand product and register for your chance to win a $100 Food City gift card, four tickets to the Food City 300 and four tickets to the Bass Pro Shops NRA 500 Night Race in August.
Food City has already received confirmations from several popular drivers, celebrities and attractions. Among those already confirmed are:
Chad Finchum - driver of #13 & #42 Toyota Xfinity Series
Chase Dixon and #07 NASCAR Whelen
Justin Haley - driver of #1 Leaf Filter Gutter Protection Chevy Xfinity Series
Jeb Burton – NASCAR Stock Car Driver
Randy LaJoie – 2 Time NASCAR Busch Series Champion
Dr. Jerry Punch ESPN
Please note that scheduling and driver appearances are subject to change and autographs are limited to time availability.
Live entertainment begins at 4:30 p.m. and features a number of talented artists, including Kaitlyn Baker (4:30-5:30 p.m.) and Ready for Rain (6:30-7:30 p.m.). Welcome ceremonies will take place at 5:30 p.m., featuring ESPN Analyst, Dr. Jerry Punch and WATE 6 On Your Side Sports Director, Marshall Hughes as Masters of Ceremony. Several special announcements will be made, including a special memorial presentation for beloved Sevierville Mayor, Bryan Atchley.
Food City would like to thank this year’s media partners, Knoxville News Sentinel, WIVK and WATE-TV Channel 6 for their support. Food City will also host a Family Race Night event at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, April 5th from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Visit the Food City Family Race Night Sevierville event page for a complete listing of attractions and events where updates will be posted periodically, or follow Food City on Twitter @FoodCity#FoodCity500 #FCRaceNight.