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November 26, 2008 7:14 PM

NASCAR returns to New York City for the 27th year to crown the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion

In conjunction with this celebration, NASCAR will take over the city with the 5th annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week! Champions Week honors the millions of dedicated fans and brings authentic NASCAR experiences to New York City and the Tri-State area.

Aflac Pit Stop Tour
Be a part of the excitement as the sights and sounds of Pit Road come to the streets of New York City. NASCAR show cars will be stationed throughout Manhattan at Official Partner retail locations and high traffic areas.
Event Details:
Tuesday 12/2 - Saturday 12/6
7:00am - 7:00pm

Locations:

  • Hard Rock Café:
    7th Ave. & 43rd St.
  • Madison Square Garden/Penn Station:
    7th Ave. & 31st St.
  • SIRIUS XM Radio Headquarters:
    6th Ave. & 49th St.
  • Tourneau Atrium:
    Indoor Space @ Madison Ave. & 56th
  • M&M’s World:
    Broadway & 48th St.

Aflac Fan Fest
The ultimate 3-day free NASCAR fan experience takes over the Hard Rock Café in Times Square. This all-access event features continuous stage programming, NASCAR driver appearances, SIRIUS XM Radio live remote, non-stop activities, contests and prizes.
Event Details:
Thursday 12/4 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Friday 12/5 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday 12/6 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Hard Rock Café
7th Ave. & 43rd St. Times Square

NASCAR Tailgate City driven by Ford
This outdoor "block party" features NASCAR driver and celebrity appearances, as well as continuous programming and musical performances from the Ford Sound Stage!
Food will be served up tailgate style while fans participate in Ford and Official Partner interactive experiences.
Event Details:
Thursday 12/4 - 9:30am - 6:00pm

Times Square
43rd St. – between 7th & 8th Ave.

Additional NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week Highlights

The Tissot Official Countdown to Champions Week:
Come watch the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion and Tissot – the Official Timekeeper of NASCAR – flip the switch to begin the countdown to Champions Week atop the Hard Rock Café marquee in Times Square.
Event Details:
Date/Time: Wednesday 12/3 - 10:30am – 11:00am
Venue: Hard Rock Café marquee – 7th Ave. and 43rd St.

NASCAR presents Gavin DeGraw – TICKETED EVENT
In partnership with the Buckle Up America Campaign, Gavin DeGraw will perform a private acoustic set for NASCAR fans and VIP’s. Stop by NASCAR Tailgate City driven by Ford and the Aflac Fan Fest for your opportunity to win tickets!
Event Details:
Date/Time: Thursday 12/4 - 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: Hard Rock Café: 7th Ave. and 43rd St. - Times Square, LIVE venue room

Be Part of the Action
NASCAR.COM/ChampionsWeek

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