NASCAR Race Weekend Drives Into The Mirage For First Time 

NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to get ‘into the driver’s seat’ and experience the excitement of race weekend at The Mirage March 3 – 6. Throughout the weekend, the resort will host special events including a question & answer session with Danica Patrick & Tony Stewart, celebrity appearances, a driver experience simulator and live NASCAR viewings – all complimentary and open to the public!

The Race and Sports Book Bar will offer drink specials to NASCAR fans including $6 Miller Lite and Coors Lite; $30 buckets of beer; a specialty cocktail of Jim Beam White Label and Coca-Cola ($10); “The Muley” ($12) which includes Red Stag bourbon, lime juice and ginger beer; and “The Baller” ($40), the simple yet straight-forward Jim Beam Distillers Masterpiece on the rocks. Specials are available 24 hours a day March 3 – 6.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

(dates and times subject to change)

THURSDAY, MARCH 3
Time:             4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location:       The Race & Sports Book
Function:       Sirius Satellite Radio Live Remote – “Dialed In” with Claire B. Lang will broadcast live from The Mirage, airing on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Ch. 90), the 24/7 home of unprecedented inside access to everything NASCAR. Stewart Haas Racing drivers and The Mirage celebrities including Ron White and Terry Fator will highlight the show and chat live on-air.
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 5
Time:             11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Location:        Main Entrance Drive 
Function:        Driver Experience Simulator – Guests will have the opportunity to sit in the driver experience simulator and understand what it feels like to be a NASCAR driver.
 
Time:              1 p.m. 
Location:        The Race & Sports Book 
Function:        Boyd Gaming 300 Xfinity NASCAR Live Viewing
Details:           Guests can watch the race on The Mirage’s state-of-the-art HD projection screen while having the opportunity to win raffle giveaways. Prizes include The Mirage swag, Coca-Cola swag and tickets to the Kobalt 400 Sprint Cup Series race taking place Sunday, March 6. 
  
Time:              4 p.m. 
Location:        The Race & Sports Book 
Function:        Live Question & Answer Session with Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart
Details:           Stewart Haas Racing superstars Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart will provide an inside perspective on what it’s like to be top drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 6
Time:              11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Location:         Main Entrance Drive 
Function:        Driver Experience Simulator – Guests will have the opportunity to sit in the driver experience simulator and understand what it feels like to be a NASCAR driver.
  
Time:             12:30 p.m. 
Location:        The Race & Sports Book 
Function:       Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Live Viewing 
Details:          Guests can watch the race on The Mirage’s state-of-the-art HD projection screen while enjoying NASCAR-themed drink specials.

MEDIA:         Media interested in photographing the events or filming live shots on property should contact Lisa Campos at lcampos@mgmresorts.com

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CONTACT:    Lisa Campos
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