BROOKLYN, Mich. – Country music duo Thompson Square will serve as the grand marshal for the FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 18 at Michigan International Speedway.
The duo will give the command of “Start your engines!” as the FireKeepers Casino 400 gets underway at 3 p.m. The FireKeepers Casino 400 will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1.
“We are honored to have Thompson Square give the command to start the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday,” track President Rick Brenner said. “Thousands of fans are eagerly waiting to hear the starting command and see the race action at NASCAR’s fastest track.”
The duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson are a force to be reckoned with in the modern day country music landscape. International country music stars, Thompson Square has topped the radio charts across the United States, Canada and Australia with #1 hits “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” “If I Didn’t Have You” and “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About,” respectively.
Thompson Square will be performing live in August at Michigan International Speedway during the Free Saturday post-race concert. All fans with an admission ticket, MISCAMPING.comInfield wristband, MISCAMPING.com APEX wristband or the Deck wristband to the Pure Michigan 400 can watch the duo for free on August 12.
In addition, two F-16s from the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard will perform a flyover at the conclusion of the National Anthem before the FireKeepers Casino 400.