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NASCAR Team Ties Up With Metallica Ahead of Mega Los Angeles Concert

Published 12/10/2022, 10:30 AM EST

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Front Row Motorsport is a NASCAR team that races its cars both in the Cup and the Truck Series. Recently, the team announced that they would be partnering up with a well-known metal band and their foundation in support of their concert and auction. The North Carolina-based team has agreed to give out VIP race experience passes to fans for the upcoming 2023 NASCAR Cup Series season.

Many have known Metallica far and wide as one of the pioneers of the metal music genre. Front Row Motorsport announced that it had partnered with Metallica’s All Within My Hands foundation for their upcoming Helping Hands Concert. They will hold the concert on the 16th of December in Los Angeles.


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As a part of the VIP race experience pass, fans would have the opportunity to meet and greet the drivers within the team and also click photographs with them. They would be able to visit the garage of Front Row Motorsports, amongst many other perks. The price for the auction of the passes currently lists at $3550.


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What are all the perks of holding a NASCAR VIP Race Experience?

The auction website lists all the benefits that are entitled to someone holding the exclusive pass. It’s much more than just a meet and greet with the drivers, but a complete luxury racing getaway of sorts.


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According to the listing, the benefits are as follows –


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  • Covered costs for round trips within the United States
  • Hotel bookings for three nights, as well as the cost of transportation being covered.
  • Two passes of VIP passes to enter the Cup Series garage.
  • Grandstand tickets for all three NASCAR series (Truck, Xfinity, and Cup).
  • Pass holders would also receive on-track concierge services.
  • Tour of the team’s haulers.
  • Catering on-track.
  • Meet and greet session with the drivers; Michael McDowell, Todd Gilliland, and Zane Smith.
  • Pass holders will also get the opportunity to see other drivers as they walk past.
  • An opportunity to take a photograph with Michael McDowell or Todd Gilliland.
  • They would also be allowed to sit in the pit box behind the crew chief of course.
  • A Front Row Motorsports branded bag as merchandise memorabilia.


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There are only a few days left before the auction for these exclusive passes end. Make sure to get yours soon.



Srijan Mandal

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Srijan Mandal is a NASCAR author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Journalism and has been writing for his own blog as well, covering NASCAR, F1, F2, W Series, MotoGP, DTM, IndyCar, WRC, and WEC. Following motorsports for more than a decade, he has become a devout supporter of McLaren Racing, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Bubba Wallace, Sir Lewis Hamilton, and Ayrton Senna.

Edited By: Akash Pandhare