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Driver Appearances

This page is for driver/NASCAR personalities/team appearances and special fan events. It is UNOFFICIAL. This page is designed to give fans a heads up regarding upcoming scheduled events.

All appearances are tentative and subject to change. Please be sure to verify appearance in advance if you are driving a long distance.

Appearances are listed in chronological order by date. Other driver appearances may be listed as charity events, and can be found on the: Racing Charities Page. [Note: if the event/appearance is associated with a charity, information is usually posted on the Charities Page] Show car appearances not posted (see links below)

March 2017 Scheduled Appearances



AJ Allmendinger is scheduled to appear at the Kroger at the Village of Martinsville located at 240 Commonwealth Blvd W on Thursday, March 30 at 5:30 PM.
Allmendinger will begin activities at 5:30 by signing autographs and posing for photographs with fans.
His No. 47 Kroger ClickList Chevrolet showcar will be in the store's parking lot from 2 to 6:00 PM, for customers to have their photos taken and to get behind the wheel.


Austin Dillon is scheduled to appear at the Team Chevy stage at Martinsville Speedway on Friday, March 31 at 2:30 PM.


NCWTS drivers are scheduled to appear at Martinsville Speedway fora an autograph session on Friday, March 31 at 5:00 PM.


April 2017 Scheduled Appearances


Joe and John Hunter Nemechek are scheduled to appear at the Team Chevy stage at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, April 1 at 9:30 AM.


Stewart Friesenis scheduled to appear at the Team Chevy stage at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, April 1 at 12:15 PM.


Mark Martin is scheduled to appear at the World of Wheels car show in Boston, MA on Saturday, April 1. It is located at 200 Seaport Blvd. See the AutoRama website for more info.


Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Ty Dillon, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Denny Hamlin and Steve Letarte are scheduled to appear at the Green Flag Experience (GFE) at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, April 2 for Q&A sessions with fans who purchase access. Admission to the Green Flag Experience does not include a ticket for the STP 500.
The Green Flag Experience also gives fans the chance to watch driver introductions from the track, along with a morning full of fun and excitement on the track and under the large tent in The Plaza, located on the hill behind the souvenir display area.
The driver question-and-answer sessions, food, music, games and prizes, and show cars will be held in The Plaza from 8:00 until 12:00 PM. The track portion will open at 10:00 and will remain open until the conclusion of driver introductions.
See martinsvillespeedway.com for more info, pricing.


Christopher Bell, Tony Stewart, Kenny Wallace and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are scheduled to appear at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track on Friday, April 7 - Saturday, April 8 and will compete in his TSR 360 winged sprint car. See TMS for more info.


Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is scheduled to appear on the Racing Insiders Tour through the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 18. The tour begins at the NASCAR Hall in Charlotte, NC and visits many race shops in the area. See the NASCAR Hall for more info/pricing.


Kasey Kahne is scheduled to appear at the Grand Opening of the Ollie's Bargain Outlet in Cookeville, TN on Wednesday, April 26 from 10:00 AM. Wristbands are usually distributed on a first-come, first-served basis by Ollie's events. Please check the store location for more info. It is located at 412 W Jackson Street. See Kahne's website for more event info.


Elliott Sadler is scheduled to appear at the XFINITY store in Midlothian, VA on Thursday, April 7 at 5:00 PM. It is located at 13724 Hull Street Rd. Midlothian, VA


Chase Elliott is scheduled to appear in a fan Q&A for college students at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday, April 30. The "Chase U" ticket package is available to all college students with a valid student ID, and includes a grandstand ticket and access to the exclusive Chase U pre-race party. To purchase this package or for more information, visit rir.com/chaseu


May 2017 Scheduled Appearances


Matt Kenseth and Martin Truex Jr. are scheduled to appear in the annual "Dover vs. Pocono Rivalry Day" on Wednesday, May 3 The event will take place at Coca-Cola Park, home of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, in Allentown, Pa. Access to "Dover vs. Pocono Rivalry Day" is free with a ticket to the May 3 game between the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and the visiting Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Activities in the KidsZone are free until 6:00PM for children wearing NASCAR-related items. To purchase tickets, visit ironpigsbaseball.com, call (610) 841-PIGS (7447).
The game will feature Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers (Team Dover). The rosters for each team will be rounded out with members of national and local motorsports media, as well as other local media personalities.
Gates for the NASCAR driver event will open at 4:00 with the competition beginning at 4:30. Kenseth and Truex will then throw out the first pitches for the 7:00 Lehigh Valley IronPigs game.


Kyle Larson, Danica Patrick, and Chris Buescher are scheduled to appear in fan Q&As at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 7 from 9:30-10:45 AM. Fans must purchase access for the start/finish line Q&A in addition to grandstand tickets. For more information, pricing, check the talladegasuperspeedway.com website or by phone at 1-877-Go2-DEGA.


Glen Jarrett is scheduled to appear in the Sunday VIP Experience at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 7 for fans who purchase the package. It includes:
90-minute guided tour of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Garage, MRN broadcast hauler, and pit road by Glenn Jarrett;
Use of Racing Electronics headsets to provide clear communication with Jarrett during the "personal" guided tour;
Photo opportunity in Gatorade Victory Lane with the TSS trophy;
Reserved area near the front of the pre-race stage during GEICO 500 driver introductions;
Hot Lap around Talladega Superspeedway in an Official Race Day Grand Marshal Car;
VIP parking behind the Tri-Oval Tower.
See Talladega's website for more info.


Kevin Harvick is scheduled to appear at the Grand Opening of the Ollie's Bargain Outlet in Dunbar, WV on Wednesday, May 10 from 10:00 AM - noon. 250 tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis by Ollie's staff the morning of the event. Please check the store location for more info. It is located at 991 Dunbar Village Plaza. See Harvick's website for more event info.


Kevin Harvick is scheduled to appear at the Grand Opening of the Ollie's Bargain Outlet in Roanoke Rapids, NC on Wednesday, May 17 from 10:00 AM - noon. 250 tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis by Ollie's staff the morning of the event. Please check the store location for more info. It is located at 350 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy. See Harvick's website for more event info.


Tony Stewart is scheduled to appear in an autograph session at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo,. IN on Friday, May 19. It will take place at his merchandise trailer at 5:00 PM for fans who purchase the first 150 tickets for the Arctic Cat All-Stars race online. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance online.


Kurt Busch is scheduled to appear on the Racing Insiders Tour through the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Monday, May 22. The tour begins at the NASCAR Hall in Charlotte, NC and visits many race shops in the area. See the NASCAR Hall for more info/pricing.


June 2017 Scheduled Appearances


Jimmie Johnson is scheduled to appear in a Q&A at the Michigan International Speedway for kids on Sunday, June 18. In order to attend the Q&A, fans must purchase access to the Jimmie Johnson Family Experience. Access includes:
One Center Grandstand ticket in sections 20-56 rows 15-30; Access to an exclusive Jimmie Johnson Q&A session for kids; Hands-on lessons from NASA's Rockets 2 Racecars program for the kids; Pit and Paddock pass. Check the MISpeedway.com website for more info, pricing, and availability.


July 2017 Scheduled Appearances


Mark Martin is scheduled to race in the IWK 250 at Riverside International Speedway in Canada on Saturday, July 15. It is located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, at exit 30 off Trans-Canada Highway 104. For more event info, see Riverside International Speedway.


August 2017 Scheduled Appearances


Jimmie Johnson is scheduled to appear in a Q&A at the Michigan International Speedway for kids on Sunday, August 13. In order to attend the Q&A, fans must purchase access to the Jimmie Johnson Family Experience. Access includes:
One Center Grandstand ticket in sections 20-56 rows 15-30; Access to an exclusive Jimmie Johnson Q&A session for kids; Hands-on lessons from NASA's Rockets 2 Racecars program for the kids; Pit and Paddock pass. Check the MISpeedway.com website for more info, pricing, and availability.


2017 Cruises


Jesse Little Fan Cruise: Join Jesse and Chad Little, along with Family and Friends for a 7-day Caribbean Cruise on Carnival's DREAM. Departs from New Orleans on December 17th, 2017 at 4:00pm and stops at Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. RETURNS December 24th, 2017 at 8:00am. Jesse Little Fan Cruise flyer


Additional Links to Driver Appearances


Las Vegas Motor Speedway - Driver Appearances
Phoenix International Raceway - Driver Appearances
Texas Motor Speedway - Driver Appearances


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