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NASCAR Cup: schedule set for Champion’s Week

Photo courtesy of Getty Images for NASCAR

Photo courtesy of Getty Images for NASCAR

By AMANDA VINCENT

 

On Thursday, NASCAR released details on its 2016 Sprint Cup Champion’s Week in Las Vegas. Festivities will culminate in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards ceremony, scheduled for 5 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET on Dec. 2. The ceremony will be shown live on NBC Sports Network, with red carpet coverage beginning an hour before the ceremony.

 

Several other activities will be held in the days leading up to the awards ceremony, including annual fan events like the NASCAR Victory Lap and NASCAR After the Lap. Here is a partial schedule of events:

 

All times PT

 

4-5 p.m. Nov. 29 — NASCAR Live, hosted by Mike Bagley of the Motor Racing Network. The event will air live on MRN.

 

Nov. 30-Dec. 1 — NASCAR Fan Lounge at Beerhaus at The Park outside New York New York. The cars of the 16 Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers will be on display. There also will be live music and fan photo opportunities with the Sprint Cup championship trophy.

 

Dec. 1

11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. — Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon at Wynn Las Vegas. Several team and individuals awards will be presented, and the event will be live-streamed on NASCAR.com

 

2:45 p.m. — NASCAR Victory Lap. All 16 Chase drivers will participate, in their race cars, in a parade down Las Vegas Blvd. to The Park. The parade will include burnouts from all 16 drivers. The event will be simulcast on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio and NASCAR.com

 

5 p.m. — NASCAR After the Lap at the Pearl Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort. All Chase drivers will be on stage and participate in a question-and-answer session hosted by NASCAR personality Rutledge Wood and Food Network’s Guy Fieri. The event will air live on NASCAR.com and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

 

Dec. 2

1-3 p.m. — Claire B. Lang’s Championship Year-in-Review — SiriusXM NASCAR Radio host Claire B. Lang will speak with the 2016 Sprint Cup champion driver, crew chief, team owner and other team members. Event will be broadcast on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

 

5 p.m. — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards.

 

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