The Mirage Shifts into Gear with NASCAR Race Weekend Events Throughout the Week

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THE MIRAGE SHIFTS INTO GEAR WITH NASCAR RACE WEEKEND EVENTS
THROUGHOUT THE WEEK

NASCAR Race Weekend Drives Into The Mirage For First Time 

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NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to get ‘into the driver’s seat’ and experience the excitement of race weekend at The Mirage March 3 – 6. Throughout the weekend, the resort will host special events including a question & answer session with Danica Patrick & Tony Stewart, celebrity appearances, a driver experience simulator and live NASCAR viewings – all complimentary and open to the public!

The Race and Sports Book Bar will offer drink specials to NASCAR fans including $6 Miller Lite and Coors Lite; $30 buckets of beer; a specialty cocktail of Jim Beam White Label and Coca-Cola ($10); “The Muley” ($12) which includes Red Stag bourbon, lime juice and ginger beer; and “The Baller” ($40), the simple yet straight-forward Jim Beam Distillers Masterpiece on the rocks. Specials are available 24 hours a day March 3 – 6.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
(dates and times subject to change)

THURSDAY, MARCH 3
Time:             4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location:       The Race & Sports Book
Function:       Sirius Satellite Radio Live Remote – “Dialed In” with Claire B. Lang will broadcast live from The Mirage, airing on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Ch. 90), the 24/7 home of unprecedented inside access to everything NASCAR. Stewart Haas Racing drivers and The Mirage celebrities including Ron White and Terry Fator will highlight the show and chat live on-air.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5
Time:             11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Location:        Main Entrance Drive 
Function:        Driver Experience Simulator – Guests will have the opportunity to sit in the driver experience simulator and understand what it feels like to be a NASCAR driver.
 
Time:              1 p.m. 
Location:        The Race & Sports Book 
Function:        Boyd Gaming 300 Xfinity NASCAR Live Viewing
Details:           Guests can watch the race on The Mirage’s state-of-the-art HD projection screen while having the opportunity to win raffle giveaways. Prizes include The Mirage swag, Coca-Cola swag and tickets to the Kobalt 400 Sprint Cup Series race taking place Sunday, March 6. 
  
Time:              4 p.m. 
Location:        The Race & Sports Book 
Function:        Live Question & Answer Session with Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart
Details:           Stewart Haas Racing superstars Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart will provide an inside perspective on what it’s like to be top drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 6
Time:              11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Location:         Main Entrance Drive 
Function:        Driver Experience Simulator – Guests will have the opportunity to sit in the driver experience simulator and understand what it feels like to be a NASCAR driver.

Time:             12:30 p.m. 
Location:        The Race & Sports Book 
Function:       Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Live Viewing 
Details:          Guests can watch the race on The Mirage’s state-of-the-art HD projection screen while enjoying NASCAR-themed drink specials. 

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Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo Saddle Up For 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

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Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo Saddle Up For 
2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 
Thursday, December 5 – Saturday, December 14
Rodeo-Themed Events, Live Entertainment and Food & Beverage Specials Offered Nightly
During this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the cowboys and fans will journey to Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo for the 10-day event featuring a variety of live entertainment, food and beverage specials and rodeo-themed activities surrounding the 2013 WNFR.

 

MANDALAY BAY RESORT & CASINO
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino has partnered with Group W Productions, the producers of the annual Cowboy Marketplace, and the United States Team Roping Championships (USTRC), to create “Cowboyville” for its WNFR guests. The resort will be one of the official host hotels of the 2013 National Finals Rodeo as well as home to the U.S. Team Ropers. Special room and ticket packages are available by calling (800) 398-1245 or visiting mandalaybay.com/nfr/.

 

Cowboy Marketplace 
The Mandalay Bay Convention Center East Parking Lot will anchor the expansive Cowboy Marketplace presented by Roper Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14. Cowboy Marketplace, a Western shopping experience featuring more than 300 Western vendors, will give fans the opportunity to purchase everything from home goods to clothing. It will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with complimentary admission.

 

Nightly WNFR Viewing at Mizuya Lounge
A nightly live viewing party of the WNFR, hosted by trick roper Anthony Lucia, will be held inside Mizuya Lounge. Lucia will offer commentary throughout the evening’s performance which will include giveaways, drink specials and nightly autograph sessions with the USTRC cowboys.
Live complimentary entertainment will be available nightly inside Mizuya Lounge. All concerts are scheduled to begin immediately following the viewings. The lineup is as follows:

 

Thursday, Dec. 5 – Wednesday, Dec. 11:  Brad Duval & The Wild West Show
Thursday, Dec. 12 – Saturday, Dec. 14:  Randy Brown

 

American Country Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center
Multi-platinum recording artist Trace Adkins and NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick will co-host the fourth annual American County Awards, airing live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center Tuesday, Dec. 10 on FOX. This is Adkins’ fourth time serving as host of the annual awards show which gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists in categories such as artists, albums, singles, videos and touring, encompassing the entire spectrum of country music.

 

Live Entertainment at House of Blues
GRAMMY-nominated recording artist Chris Young will perform on the House of Blues main stage Monday, Dec. 9 at 9 p.m. Young, a dynamic live performer has five No. 1 singles to his name and recently released his fourth album A.M., which includes his first hit single from the record “Aw Naw.”

 

Additional entertainment will be hosted by House of Blues throughout the 10 days. More information and tickets are available at houseofblues.com.y

 

MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO

 

Cowboy up and head to the Rodeo Corral at The Pub at Monte Carlo during the 2013 Wrangler NFR!  Guests can enjoy rodeo-themed menus at The Pub, The Café and The Buffet; drink specials; live rodeo feeds; and live entertainment daily at the resort. Special room and ticket packages are available by calling (800) 398-1245 or visiting montecarlo.com/nfr.

 

Monte Carlo is home to this year’s WNFR Bareback Riding contestants featuring two-time and reigning Bareback Riding World Champion Kaycee Field. Additional Team Monte Carlo NFR athletes include Ryan Gray, Steven Dent, Jessy Davis, Clint Cannon, Jared Smith, Tyler Corrington and Chet Johnson.

 

The Rodeo Corral at The Pub
To kick off the 2013 National Finals Rodeo, Monte Carlo will host a pre-rodeo party Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Team Monte Carlo riders will be available for autographs, pictures and meet and greets while guests can enjoy line dancing, karaoke and giveaways.

 

All 10 rodeo performances will be broadcast live nightly at The Pub at Monte Carlo as well as inside the Race & Sports Book. Live entertainment and giveaways will be offered before and after the events with the schedule as follows:

 

Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14
Line Dancing from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

 

Thursday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 8 – Thursday, Dec. 12
Karaoke with DJ Kirk from 9 p.m. to midnight
Team Monte Carlo Rider Meet & Greets from 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Friday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 7 and Friday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec. 14 
Country music group Gold Rush Country from 9 p.m. to midnight

PHOTOS! Palms Casino Resort Sightings ~ Taboo, Danica Patrick and Cole Whitt

Palms Casino Resort Sightings – Friday, March 9

Rain Nightclub inside the Palms:
Taboo from The Black Eyed Peas rocked the crowd in Rain Nightclub on Friday night with an amazing performance and DJ Set.

Palms:
Also on Friday Nascar drivers Danica Patrick and Cole Whitt did an autograph signing for about 250 fans inside the Palms Casino Resort.

Simon Restaurant & Lounge inside Palms Place Hotel And Spa:
After the signing Danica and her husband Paul Hospenthal had dinner at Simon Restaurant & Lounge.  Danica enjoyed Kerry Simon’s signature Crispy Sesame Rice for her appetizer and the Big Eyed Tuna for her entrée. For the dessert they enjoyed the Cotton Candy.

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Danica Patrick
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Photo Credit for the Taboo Photos
Joe Fury

Photo Credit for Danica Patrick photos
Ed Graff

 

Palms Casino Resort welcomes Nascar stars Danica Patrick and Cole Whitt to sign autographs during Nascar weekend on Friday, March 9

PALMS CASINO RESORT WELCOMES NASCAR STARS DANICA PATRICK
AND COLE WHITT TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS DURING
NASCAR WEEKEND ON FRIDAY, MARCH 9

WHAT: JR Motorsports drivers Danica Patrick and Cole Whitt will sign autographs for fans during NASCAR weekend inside the Palms Casino Resort.

WHO: Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, is one of auto racing’s most captivating figures. She has rewritten the playbook on intermixing racing passion and pop-culture stardom throughout her career. Patrick competes for her first NASCAR championship this season with JR Motorsports.

Cole Whitt, driver of the No. 88 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet for JR Motorsports, is a rookie sensation embarking on his first season of Nationwide Series competition. Known as one of the young talents in NASCAR, Whitt chases rookie-of-the-year honors this year.

WHEN: Friday, March 9
Autograph Signing 6 – 7 p.m.

WHERE: North Entrance at the Palms Casino Resort
(Porte Cochere Entrance)
4321 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103