Country superstar Tim McGraw to perform before final Sprint Cup race

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Country music superstar Tim McGraw will perform a special live concert at Homestead-Miami Speedway prior to the Sprint Cup championship-deciding Ford EcoBoost 400 on Sunday, Nov. 22.

McGraw’s performance will be featured live on Countdown to Green on NBCSN, which begins at 1:30 p.m. ET. The Ford EcoBoost 400, the final event of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, will air on NBC at 3 p.m. ET, and be broadcast internationally to more than 200 countries in 24 languages.

McGraw will release his fourteenth studio album, Damn Country Music, on Nov. 6. Eleven of his albums have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album chart, and he has sold more than 40 million albums.

McGraw has had 36 No. 1 hit singles on the country radio charts. He’s also won three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Music Awards and three People’s Choice Awards, the most recent in 2014 for “Country Music Icon.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring Tim McGraw to Homestead-Miami Speedway and South Florida to kick off the championship finale, the Ford EcoBoost 400,” Homestead-Miami Speedway President Matthew Becherer said.

“Tim McGraw is a legend in the country music industry, and this is the perfect way to get things revved-up for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship race. We are really looking forward to his special performance and know the fans will be as well.”

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