August 2009 Schedule of EventsShare
|August 14-16, 2009|
|TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS|
|(All times are Eastern)|
|Friday, August 14, 2009|
|8:00 a.m.||Parking lots open|
|10:00 a.m.||Gates open to public|
|Noon - 1:30 p.m.||NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice|
|1:45 - 3:30 p.m.||NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice|
|3:40 p.m.||NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying (two laps, all positions)|
|5:15 - 6:15 p.m.||NASCAR Nationwide Series Final Practice (one hour, time permitting)|
|Saturday, August 15, 2009|
|7:00 a.m.||Parking lots open|
|9:00 a.m.||Gates open to the public|
|10:40 a.m.||NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying (two laps, all positions)|
|12:30 - 1:15 p.m.||NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice|
|1:50 - 2:50 p.m.||NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice|
|3:00 p.m.||Pre-race activities & driver introductions|
|3:30 p.m.||Start of NASCAR Nationwide Series CARFAX 250 (125 laps, 250 miles)|
|Sunday, August 16, 2009|
|5:30 a.m.||Parking lots open|
|8:00 a.m.||Gates open to the public|
|1:30 p.m.||Pre-race activities & driver introductions|
|2:00 p.m.||Start of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Michigan 400 (200 laps, 400 miles)|
8.5.2020NATURE TRAIL IN GRAVES FAMILY CAMPGROUND AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TO BE RENAMED IN HONOR OF 7-TIME CHAMPION JIMMIE JOHNSONJimmie Johnson will be remembered for many things following his final full-time season as a NASCAR Cup Series driver in 2020.
8.5.20202019 AMERICAN IDOL WINNER LAINE HARDY TO PERFORM VIRTUAL NATIONAL ANTHEM PRIOR TO CONSUMERS ENERGY 400 AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAYFrom growing up in the heart of Bayou Country to winning the 17th season of American Idol in 2019, Laine Hardy’s road to a career in music was always clear-cut.
8.4.2020HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM TO SERVE AS ENTITLEMENT PARTNER FOR MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TRUCK RACEThe upcoming NASCAR weekend at Michigan International Speedway – August 7-9 - will commence with a familiar name.
8.4.202012-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL ARTIST CECE WINANS TO SING VIRTUAL NATIONAL ANTHEM PRIOR TO FIREKEEPERS CASINO 400 AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAYWith one of the most notable events in the state set for Michigan International Speedway next weekend, it’s only appropriate that a Detroit native will play a key role to help get it underway.