FORT WORTH, Texas (March 15, 2013) – Country music star Sara Evans, who has gained popularity with five No. 1 singles on the country charts, will headline the Great American Pre-Race Spectacular at Texas Motor Speedway prior to the NRA 500 Sprint Sup Series race on Saturday, Apr. 13.
Evans, whose latest album, “Stronger” debuted at No. 1 atop the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, will take the stage on the frontstretch at 4:30 p.m. CT and perform a one hour-long concert that will lead into the seventh race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, the NRA 500 which is set for 6:30 p.m.
During a prolific, multi-platinum, 16-year recording career, Evans has sold nearly 6 million records and has been honored with numerous accolades including the 2006 Academy of Country Music Awards Top Female Vocalist as well as the Female Vocalist of the Year by Radio & Records magazine. She was also recognized in People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” alongside Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry and Heidi Klum. Evans also became the first country music star to compete in ABC’s Dancing with the Stars television show.
Sara’s first single “A Little Bit Stronger” on her latest album “Stronger” spent two weeks at No. 1 on the country music charts and is a certified platinum single. “Stronger” which was released in 2011, features six songs that Evans co-wrote and she has also been busy writing more songs for her seventh studio album which will be released in late spring/early summer. Evans has also authored three fictional novels for Thomas Nelson Publishers, The Sweet By and By, Softly and Tenderly and Love Lifted Me.
Fans can get an up close seat to all the excitement of the Great American Pre-Race Spectacular with Sara Evans with a special $79 “mosh pit” ticket that provides fans exclusive access stage-side for all the pre-race festivities leading up to the NRA 500, including the concert and driver introductions. An NRA 500 grandstand ticket must be accompanied with a “mosh pit” ticket.
To purchase a “mosh pit” ticket or tickets to the NRA 500, visit www.texasmotorspeedway.com or call the Texas Motor Speedway ticket office at (817) 215-8500.