Reviver Records recording artist Kayla Adams will perform the national anthem at Richmond Raceway prior to the Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Friday, Sept. 8. Adams will also bring her authentic, edgy country music sound to the stage for a concert in The Classic Amphitheater prior to the start of the largest Driver/Crew Chief Meeting in NASCAR history before the Federated Auto Parts 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday, Sept. 9.
“We welcome rising country recording artist Kayla Adams as she joins an impressive list of entertainment during our September NASCAR race weekend,” said Richmond President Dennis Bickmeier. “She will bring her unique voice to the national anthem on Friday night as well as before the Driver/Crew Chief Meeting in The Classic Amphitheater prior to the Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday.”
Adams is making her mark on the country music scene as her new single, “Bad Decisions” will be released in September. Additionally, Adam’s EP “Bad Decisions” is set for release on Sept. 8 on Reviver Records.
“I’m a huge fan of NASCAR,” said Adams. “When I attended the race in April, I was blown away by the passion of the fans and their love of racing. I can’t wait to play for them!”
RICHMOND NATION can hear Adams’ new single Bad Decisions before it is released during her performance in The Classic Amphitheater on Saturday, September 9. The performance will begin at 3:45 p.m. prior to the Driver/Crew Chief Meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Exclusive access to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver/Crew Chief Meeting is a new membership benefit for 2018 RICHMOND NATION patrons, and is one of many enticements that make being a RICHMOND NATION member a must for next season. For more information on renewing a RICHMOND NATION membership for 2018, visit richmondraceway.com/richmondnation or call 866-455-RACE (7223).
Over 6,000 attendees are expected to attend the Federated Auto Parts 400 Driver/Crew Chief Meeting in The Classic Amphitheater making it the largest and most attended in the history of motorsports. Kayla Adams will be the latest in a long line of top national recording artists to perform at the venue including Aerosmith, Sting, Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Elvis Costello, Hank Williams, Jr., Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, and The Lumineers.
Richmond Raceway hosts NASCAR for two nights of racing “under the lights” on September 8-9. The fall race weekend, presented by Who’s Your Driver, will see history on display as Dale Earnhardt Jr. makes his final, career, two-race appearance as a driver.
The weekend gets started on Friday, Sept. 8, with on-track practice for both series and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Pole Qualifying for both weekend races. The action then dials up as the rising stars of tomorrow compete in the Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m., the sport’s best take to the track for the Federated Auto Parts 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race as NASCAR crowns its regular season champion.
Tickets are available now for both races and can be purchased online at richmondraceway.com or by calling the Richmond Ticket Office, toll-free, at 866-455-7223.