Boyd Gaming announces schedule for NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas

19 February 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Boyd Gaming – the longest-running title sponsor of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 race – is getting revved up for Las Vegas' NASCAR Weekend 2016! Boyd Gaming properties throughout the Las Vegas Valley will be hosting special events and promotions for the race, including live entertainment and a charity auction benefiting Speedway Children's Charities.

Events include:

Speedway Children's Charities Drivers Auction -- Thursday, March 3
The Speedway Children’s Charities Drivers Auction will take place on Thursday, March 3 at Sam's Town Live! inside Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall. The silent auction, benefiting the Las Vegas Chapter of the Speedway Children’s Charities, will feature an array of racing memorabilia and other items. During the live auction, attendees will have the chance to bid on the ride of a lifetime – a chance to join a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series or NASCAR Nationwide Series driver during the parade lap for the Kobalt 400 or Boyd Gaming 300. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bidding will begin at 6 p.m.

Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300
Prepare to experience the rush of an action-packed race!

Friday, March 4
12:30 p.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 practice
3 p.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 final practice

Saturday, March 5
9:45 a.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 qualifying
1 p.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 (200 laps, 300 miles)

The Marshall Tucker Band, March 4-5

After the race, head to The Orleans Showroom inside The Orleans - Las Vegas for the official Boyd Gaming 300 after-party, featuring The Marshall Tucker Band.

Since releasing its self-titled debut album in 1973, The Marshall Tucker Band has influenced numerous country music performers, including Alabama and Travis Tritt, with its definitive blend of rock, R&B, jazz, country and gospel. With hit singles "Heard It In a Love Song," "Fire On The Mountain," "Can't You See" and "Take The Highway," The Marshall Tucker Band has earned seven Gold and three Platinum albums. The group also scored four hit singles on the Billboard country music chart and one on the gospel music chart.

Showtime is 8 p.m. both nights. Tickets start at $29.95 plus tax and fees and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.284.7777 or by visiting

NASCAR Viewing Parties
Leading up to the race in March, Boyd Gaming properties including The Orleans, Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, Suncoast Hotel and Casino and Sam’s Town will host Daytona 500 viewing parties on Sunday, Feb. 21. Guests in attendance will have the chance to win NASCAR weekend tickets, Neon Garage passes and a Kobalt tool kit during the viewing parties at each property.

Enter to Win a 2017 VIP Race Experience
The prize package includes a five-day/four-night stay at a Las Vegas Boyd Gaming hotel, two NASCAR weekend terrace tickets, Neon Garage access, $500 in slot dollars, a $250 dining credit and $250 in airfare credits. Contestants can enter online at

Room and Ticket Packages
To provide guests with the ultimate convenience and racing enjoyment, room and ticket packages are available March 5-7 at The Orleans; Gold Coast; Suncoast; Sam’s Town; California Hotel & Casino; Fremont Hotel & Casino; and Main Street Station Casino Brewery and Hotel.

Free Boyd Gaming 300 Commemorative B Connected Card
Race into The Orleans - Las Vegas, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Sam’s Town, California, Fremont and Main Street Station and pick up a Boyd Gaming 300 Commemorative B Connected card and racing lanyard available March 4-6. New members will receive $5 in slot dollars after playing their first $5.

For more information and a complete list of all Boyd Gaming 300 events and promotions, visit All acts, times, prices and information related to these events are subject to change.

Related Links
Boyd Gaming Corporation Gaming Vendor Information
California Hotel & Casino Details
Fremont Hotel & Casino Details
Gold Coast Hotel and Casino Details
The Orleans Hotel and Casino Details
Main Street Station Casino Brewery and Hotel Details
Sam's Town Las Vegas Details
Suncoast Hotel & Casino Details
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