Kid Rock to Play Daytona 500 Pre-Show

Image Courtesy of Clay Patrick McBrideBefore drivers start their engines for the 57th annual Great American Race, Motor City-raised Kid Rock will play the Daytona 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show on February 22. Rock's set will include a performance of his new single, "First Kiss." Ticket packages to the Pre-Race Show are available now at

"Kid Rock is an avid NASCAR fan and will provide race fans with a spectacular performance leading up to the start of the much anticipated DAYTONA 500," says Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III in a statement.

On February 24, two days after the Daytona performance, Rock will drop his new album, First Kiss, his tenth studio record. If you pre-order it from Rock's website, you'll receive a download of the title track, available January 6.

The Daytona 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show will air on FOX at 1 p.m. February 22.

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