SUNOCO LOUD & PROUD PRE-RACE SHOW TO FEATURE CONCERT BY OUTLAW COUNTRY MUSIC STAR SHOOTER JENNINGS
FORT WORTH, Texas (Sept. 30, 2019) – Sunoco, the Official Fuel of Texas Motor Speedway, has expanded its long-term partnership with No Limits, Texas in sponsoring the Sunoco Loud & Proud Pre-Race Show starring Grammy Award winning producer and singer-songwriter Shooter Jennings prior to the Nov. 3 NASCAR Cup Series AAA Texas 500.
The concert will take place on the Sunoco Loud & Proud Pre-Race Show stage located in the infield along the Texas Motor Speedway front stretch beginning at 11:30 a.m. CT. The purchase of a AAA Texas 500 race ticket is required.
“Sunoco is very excited to partner with Texas Motor Speedway on the ‘Sunoco Loud & Proud Pre-Race Show’ starring Shooter Jennings,” said Fred McConnell, Director of Fuels and Brand Marketing for Sunoco. “We look forward to having this incredible show kick off race day for all of the fans at our home track.”
Shooter Jennings is the son of country music legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter. The eclectic American singer-songwriter has performed with a wide variety of musical artists, from his parents and Willie Nelson to Fallout Boy and Marilyn Manson. The Low Country Sound/Elektra artist, who has released seven LPs and numerous EPs, is currently on tour throughout the United States and his ”Shooter Jennings' Electric Rodeo" show can be heard on Sirius XM Outlaw Country Channel 60.
“The Sunoco Loud & Proud Pre-Race Show featuring Shooter Jennings is going to be a tremendous addition to our AAA Texas 500 weekend and a sure crowd-pleaser for our dedicated NASCAR race fans,” said Eddie Gossage, President of Texas Motor Speedway. “The fact that we’ve been able to expand our relationship with Sunoco, which started in 2013, has special meaning because they see Texas Motor Speedway as their home track for their home fans.”
The AAA Texas 500 weekend kicks off with two nights of on the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track with the Tony Stewart Presents The Vankor Texas Sprint Car Nationals, Oct. 31-Nov. 1. The Saturday, Nov. 2 NASCAR Xfinity Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 playoff race will take place under the lights on the 1.5-mile asphalt oval as will the eighth race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, the AAA Texas 500, Sunday Nov. 3.
For ticket or race information, please visit texasmotorspeedway.com or call the speedway ticket office at 817.215.8500. With an adult ticket purchase, accompanying tickets for children 12-and-under are $10 for the AAA Texas 500 and free for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 playoff race.
Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) is a master limited partnership that distributes motor fuel to approximately 10,000 convenience stores, independent dealers, commercial customers and distributors located in more than 30 states. SUN's general partner is owned by Energy Transfer Operating, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET).