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Trace Adkins to Give Command at FireKeepers Casino 400

MARCH 6, 2018 — Country music superstar Trace Adkins will deliver the most famous words in motorsports, “Drivers, start your engines,” when the FireKeepers Casino 400 gets underway on June 10 at Michigan International Speedway. The race begins at 2 p.m. and will be broadcast live on FOX.

The engines will roar to life for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 on the country music star’s command. The race will cap a week full of entertainment at the track.

Adkins’ baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and has sold over 10 million albums. His hit list includes “You're Gonna Miss This,” “Ladies Love Country Boys,” “Songs About Me,” “Every Light In The House,” “Hillbilly Bone (Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins),” and “Just Fishin’.” The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, actor, author, spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program and the American Red Cross, for whom he raised over $1.5 million dollars as winner of NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. In recent years, Adkins has performed 12 USO Tours.

Tickets to the FireKeepers Casino 400 start at $35 and are on sale now. Fans can find the perfect campsite for their families and friends in any of the seven campgrounds at the track starting at $160. Fans can purchase tickets and campsites at or by calling 888-905-7223.

Children 12 and under are free on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, children 12 and under tickets start at $15. Children 12 and under can attend three days of NASCAR action for $15. Sunday ticket holders can stick around on Saturday after the NASCAR XFINITY Series LTi Printing 250 for a free post-race concert featuring the band 38 Special, which will be behind Turn 3.