FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, June 18

BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 14, 2017) – Multi-platinum international country duo Thompson Square will serve as the Grand Marshal for the FireKeepers Casino 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on June 18 at Michigan International Speedway.

The GRAMMY-nominated duo will participate in the pace laps as well as give the command of “Start your engines!” when the FireKeepers Casino 400 gets underway at 3 p.m. The FireKeepers Casino 400 will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1.

“We are honored to have Thompson Square give the command to start the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday,” track President Rick Brenner said. “Thousands of fans are eagerly waiting to hear the starting command and see the race action at NASCAR’s fastest track.”

Thompson Square will return to Michigan International Speedway to perform on August 12. Fans can attend the Saturday concert in Turn 3 FREE with a Sunday admission ticket, Infield or MISCamping.comAPEX wristband. 

Race fans who purchase early will have the best prices and the best seats. Children 12 and under are free on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, tickets for children 12 and under start at $15.  Children 12 and under can attend three days of NASCAR action for just $15, ensuring families a weekend of fun at affordable prices.

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The duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson are a force to be reckoned with in the modern-day Country music landscape. International Country music stars, Thompson Square has topped the radio charts across the United States, Canada and Australia with #1 hits “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” “If I Didn’t Have You” and “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About,” respectively.

The 2012 ACM and CMA “Vocal Duo of the Year,” Thompson Square continued its streak in 2013, once again securing the ACM Award for “Vocal Duo of the Year.”  

In all, Thompson Square has scored three #1 hits, six Top 20 hits, seven mainstream industry awards, over 25 award nominations and appeared on major media franchises from The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, CBS This Morning to Elle, Glamour, People, Rolling Stone, USA Today, USA Weekend and many more. For more information visit: 

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Thompson Square Media Contact:
Kimberly Kaminske
Pennington Entertainment| Associate Publicist
C: 508-265-6973

Michigan International Speedway Media Contact:
Brad Kuhbander
Manager of Media Relations
C: 517-592-1204