Following NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Day, special fan event


Following media day for the NASCAR kickoff of Chase for the cup is a special fan event- Contenders Live sponsored by Toyota and Sprint will allow local fans to interact directly with the final 12 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Contenders at the House of Blues in Chicago at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12th.  It’ll air on SPEEDTV on Thursday, September 13th at 7 p.m. You’ll hear answers to questions for NASCAR’s playoffs that you’ve never heard before from star drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, and more. It’s being hosted by Fox sports personality Chris Myers.

NASCAR Contenders Live(SM) sponsored by Toyota and Sprint will signify the start of the most intense and competitive time of the NASCAR season, the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. The 12 Chase contenders will interact onstage with NASCAR’s biggest supporters – the fans – and share their strategies and insight on how they plan to win the ultimate prize: the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ championship.

This is an extremely rare opportunity for NASCAR fans as it will be the first time the top-12 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ drivers will be in one room at the same time answering fan questions via in person and social media.  NASCAR president Mike Helton will also be on-hand to answer fan questions. Fans will get unique perspectives by attending, and drivers will be telling them some items you might not know about NASCAR.  Tickets are $20- go to live for more information.

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