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Colt Ford in concert at Phoenix

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Race fans attending the Camping World 500 on Sunday, March 19 at Phoenix Raceway will be treated to a performance by country music star Colt Ford before the green flag drops. The concert, which will take place on the Fan Midway area at 10:30am/mt, is just one part of race-day excitement that is free to all fans with a grandstand ticket for the Camping World 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, March 19.

With his groundbreaking blend of country music with hip-hop grooves, country artist, Colt Ford, connects with fans everywhere through his live performances, music and social media. Ford scored a No. 1 album on Billboard, sold over 1 million albums and millions more tracks, and has over 100 million YouTube views. His loyal, ever-growing fan base includes 1.6 million Facebook friends, 330,000 Twitter followers and 80,000 Instagram followers. Ford will soon release his sixth studio album, "Love Hope Faith" on Average Joes Entertainment.

A former professional golfer, Ford will continue his affiliation with NASCAR following his 2013 music video for "Drivin' Around Song" with Jason Aldean which was filmed in Mooresville, N.C., and features Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.

Ford has toured with the likes of Toby Keith, Eric Church and Florida Georgia Line. This summer, he will kick off his "Love Hope Faith" tour which will take him to 35-plus cities nationwide.

Tickets for the Camping World 500 on March 19 start at just $25 and can be purchased online, by phone at 866-408-RACE (7223) or in person at the Phoenix Raceway ticket office.

(Phoenix Raceway)