Vegas Ready for Champion's Week

Martin Truex Jr.

As part of the week in Las Vegas, 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. will get to lead the Victory Lap Fueled by Sunoco on Las Vegas Boulevard on Wednesday. (Photo: Getty Images)

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A busy schedule of Champion's Week activities is ready to begin in Las Vegas to officially conclude the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.

The annual celebration returns to Vegas for the ninth consecutive year, offering a wide array of events and happenings concluding with Thursday night's Awards Banquet.

This week will not only honor Martin Truex Jr. for his first series championship, but also the drivers who made this year's Playoffs, the Sunoco Rookie of the Year and other award winners.

Motor Racing Network will broadcast a special one-hour "NASCAR Live" on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. (ET) featuring interviews with Truex and his crew chief Cole Pearn. MRN will also broadcast Thursday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards starting at 7 p.m. (ET). Both will be streamed live at MRN.com and on the MRN App.

NASCAR Champion's Week Schedule

Tuesday, Nov. 28
NASCAR Fan HQ at The Park: Located a few steps off the Strip between New York-New York, Monte Carlo and T-Mobile Arena, The Park transforms into the NASCAR fan headquarters for Champion's Week in Las Vegas. The activation will include a display of all 16 Monster Energy Series Playoffs race cars, the NASCAR Fan Lounge at Beerhaus, NASCAR Shop by Fanatics, driver autograph sessions, official partner displays from Chevrolet, Ford, Toyota, Sunoco, YETI and Allegiant, ticket giveaways and amplified social media engagement. Open Daily from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (PT)
NASCAR Fan Lounge at Beerhaus: Returning for a second year at Beerhaus, The Park's popular beer hall, the NASCAR Fan Lounge is a top destination for fans throughout Champion's Week. Fans can experience NASCAR content up-close including champion driver meet & greets, industry personality appearances, entertainment, special NASCAR programming as well as food and drink specials. Open Daily from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (PT)
Champion’s Meet & Greet: Champions of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visit the NASCAR Fan Lounge at Beerhaus for a fan Q&A hosted by various NASCAR broadcast personalities from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. (PT)
NASCAR Live: Motor Racing Network will broadcast a special one-hour show featuring interviews with Martin Truex Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn to discuss their journey through the season and 2017 Playoffs. Fans can join “NASCAR Live” host and MRN personality Mike Bagley at Beerhaus from 4-5 p.m. (PT), 7 p.m. (ET) for an in-depth look at their road to the championship.
Appreci88ion An Evening with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Presented by Nationwide: Hosted at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas from 9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (PT). The exclusive fan event will feature surprise guests from Earnhardt’s career with proceeds benefitting Nationwide Children’s Hospital. 

Wednesday, Nov. 29
NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards: Members of the media, drivers, teams, tracks, official partners and fans come together to honor and recognize season-ending award winners - held this year, for the first time, in the Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas. In addition, several signature awards are bestowed including the NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award, Buddy Shuman Award and the NMPA Myers Brothers Award. The event will be live-streamed on NASCAR.com.
NASCAR Fan HQ at The Park, open from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (PT)
NASCAR Fan Lounge at Beerhaus, open from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (PT)
Victory Lap Fueled by Sunoco from 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. (PT)
NASCAR After The Lap Supporting the Vegas Strong Fund at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. (PT). This year, the fan event will feature a concert by country music star Lee Brice and the first-ever live-on-stage episode of Glass Case of Emotion, with Ryan Blaney as a host and guests to include Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff drivers. VIP areas hosted by event sponsors, Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota will feature appearances by Playoff drivers.  All ticket proceeds from this event will benefit the Vegas Strong Fund assisting victims & strengthening the Las Vegas community.

Thursday, Nov. 30
NASCAR Fan HQ at The Park, open from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (PT)
NASCAR Fan Lounge at Beerhaus, open from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (PT)
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards: Martin Truex Jr. is crowned champion and the top drivers for the 2017 Monster Energy Series season are honored at the exclusive celebration held at Wynn Las Vegas. The awards will feature all 16 Playoff drivers, include remarks from the Championship 4 and the NMPA Most Popular Driver will be announced. MRN's coverage begins at 7 p.m. (ET). 

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