KISS tribute band Destroyer will perform as part of the Loud & Proud Pre-Race Show presented by The Dallas Morning News prior to the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs race Oct. 17 at Texas Motor Speedway.


The Texas-based quartet replaces Chayce Beckham, American Idol Season 19 winner, who was forced to cancel due to illness. Destroyer will perform live beginning at 11 a.m. CT on the pre-race stage located at the start / finish line of the Great American Speedway.


Destroyer was already at Texas Motor Speedway to perform tonight on the GEICO Infield Campground stage. The two-hour show, beginning at 10 a.m., will feature all the 70s hits from the legendary rockers, including DeuceDetroit Rock CityBeth, and Rock and Roll All Night.


Kentucky native and BBR Music Group country music artist Elvie Shane will replace Beckham as the National Anthem singer prior to the Oct. 17 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500.


Race fans can watch the concert from the comfort of their grandstand seat or get up close with the purchase a Track Pass. The Track Pass credential includes access to stand on the track for the concert as well as driver introductions. The cost is $59 and must be accompanied by a race ticket. Texas Motor Speedway season ticket holders will receive a free Track Pass. Pit access is not included.


The green flag for the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500, the seventh race of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, is scheduled to wave Sunday, Oct. 17, shortly after 1 p.m. CT.



Tickets for the Oct. 16-17 NASCAR Cup Series Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 weekend, are on sale.



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