NASCAR PRE-RACE SHOW powered by Friedman's Home Improvement
There will be plenty of on-track action throughout the day, but be sure to get your tickets and arrive early, as the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Pre-Race Show powered by Friedman’s Home Improvement will get underway at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 25.
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- Main Grandstand or Turn 2 Terrace reserved seat
- Pre-Race Pass
- Drivers' Meeting access
- FanVision Controller rental
- Q&A with Richard Petty
Get great seats on action-packed sections of the track, plus track access for pre-race ceremonies and driver introductions.
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Race fans are invited to join the celebration as "The King" Richard Petty celebrates his 80th birthday during the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 25.
"Party with Petty" will serve as the centerpiece of the Pre-Race show powered by Friedman's Home Improvement just hours before the green flag falls on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series main event.
Fans will have stage-front access for the party, which includes a Q&A with Petty, as well as the presentation of a birthday cake and chorus of "Happy Birthday" for The King.
The only way to access this special celebration is to purchase the raceway's NASCAR Total Access pass. This package includes a Sunday reserved seat, NASCAR Drivers' Meeting access, Pre-Race Pass and a FanVision unit for as little as $149; a savings of 20%.
Cars 3 Road to the Races Tour
NASCAR fans can picture themselves with life-sized cars designed to look like the big-screen characters in the interactive “Cars 3” Road to the Races display, which will be located inside the main paddock on Saturday and Sunday of race weekend. Five-time Piston-Cup champion Lightning McQueen and tech-savvy trainer Cruz Ramirez will be on site Saturday and Sunday, while sleek next-gen racer Jackson Storm joins the party on Sunday.
Reminder, kids ages 12 & under are just $10 on NASCAR Sunday and FREE on Saturday and a ticket is required for access into the facility.
RevZone in Turn 7
Enjoy shade, good eats and the good times at Sonoma Raceway's newest party area! The RevZone at Turn 7 features a 200-foot stand-up bar, shade tent with picnic tables, refreshments, bathrooms, driver Q&As and more - all overlooking one of the most exciting corners of the road course.
Q&A with Daytona 500 winner Kurt Busch - Sunday, 9 a.m. in the Rev Zone
Included with gate admission
The Save Mart Breaking Zone
The Save Mart Breaking Zone is your one-stop shop for rest, relaxation and interactive fun! This fan zone in the main paddock will be the hub of social media activity, including a place to charge your phone, hop in the photo booth and even experience a virtual reality ride around our track. Plus enjoy Q&As with drivers and live personalities, music, and much more!
See the full schedule for the Save Mart Breaking Zone in the additional details button below.
The Save Mart Breaking Zone
Save Mart Breaking Zone Schedule:
4:00 - 4:45 PM: NASCAR Pro Series West Full Field Autograph Session: Meet the stars of tomorrow in the Save Mart Breaking Zone for autographs.
Time TBD: Kids-Only Autograph Session: Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski and Kyle Larson will be signing autographs and taking pictures with young race fans under the age of 12. (Wristband required, wristbands will be given out starting at 8am on Saturday at the Save Mart Breaking Zone.
Check back later for a full schedule.
*All items subject to change
Kids Autograph Session
Taking place at 1 P.M on Saturday, June 24, inside the Save Mart Breaking Zone, we are holding a kids-only autograph session with Monster Engery NASCAR Cup Series drivers Denny Hamlin, Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray! Your little NASCAR fan WILL need a wristband to access this event. Wristbands will be made available at the Save Mart Breaking Zone Saturday morning.
Patriots Jet Team Air Show
The Patriots Jet Team will electrify race fans with a 25-minute air show just one hour before the green flag drops! The demonstration will feature six-L-39 albatross jets strutting their fast-paced formation flying, choreographed six-jet diamond-formation aerobatic maneuvers and their signature “Tail Slide,” where the aircraft actually slides backwards toward the ground.
Stunt Performance by Brad Wursten
Utah’s Brad Wursten is an extremely accomplished pilot with over 1,500 hours of flying time in various aircraft. Wursten till take to the sky in one of the most highly-sophisticated airplanes in the world, the MXS-R, made by MX Aircraft. This plane features a complete carbon fiber airframe that weighs an impressive 1,100 lbs. The Lycoming engine has 385 HP and can reach a top speed of over 300 MPH, a roll rate at 420 degrees per second, and “G” loading at +/- 15 Gs.
Post-Race Track Walk
The post-race Track Walk returns with even bigger prizes! The fun doesn’t end when the checkered flag falls on the Toyota/Save Mart 350; that’s when you head down to the racing surface to hunt for specially-designed commemorative coins placed around the road course to be redeemed for prizes, including GoPro cameras, big-screen TVs, 2018 race tickets and more. With nearly 100 prizes on the line, this is a race-themed treasure hunt for the whole family.
Access points to the road course:
- North End of the Grandstand
- Turn 2 (near the permanent restrooms)
- Turn 7 runoff
- Turn 9 (south end of terrace at accordion gate)
- Turn 11 (by Sunoco gas station)
*Limit one coin per person to redeem for a prize
Post-Race Track Walk
- flat screen TV X 2
- GoPro camera X 2
- Milwaukee compact impact driver w/work light X 2
- case of Korbel champagne X 2
- mini drone w/camera X 2
- mini drone X 2
- Mini Bluetooth Speaker X 4
- Amazon Echo Dot X 2
- Amazon GC $25 X 4
- Sonoma Raceway wine boxes w/wine X 10
- Sonoma-USA zipper pouch X 2
- Sonoma-USA wine carrier X 2
- Lightweight headphones X 2
- Bluetooth earbuds X 2
- Stanley screwdriver set and storage rack & SR camo cooler (sm) X 5
- Sonoma Raceway blue cooler (lg) & Stanley screwdriver set w/storage rack X 1
- Sonoma Raceway 2018 Season Pass (1) X 4
- Two Saturday tickets to 2018 NASCAR x 10
- Two Saturday tickets to 2017 IndyCar Race x 20
- Two weekend tickets to 2017 Division 7 drag races x 20
Cristela Alonzo Named Grand Marshal
To celebrate the release of the new movie "Cars 3", actress and comedian Cristela Alonzo, who is the voice of Cruz Ramirez, has been named the Grand Marshal for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on June 25. She will say the most important words in motorsports, "drivers, start your engines!"
Sacramento Hauler Parade
Be there as the NASCAR Hauler Parade speeds through downtown Sacramento rumbling the streets around the State Capitol. The Hauler Parade will make its way from the State Capitol to Sonoma Raceway for the big race. The action starts at noon on Thursday, June 22, in Sacramento and should arrive at Sonoma Raceway around 2 p.m. See you there!
Kids can now be a part of the Sonoma Raceway Build-a-Racer Program! During the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR race weekend, kids can be able to build their very own mini, gravity-powered race and compete in races against other kids who are just excited about racing as they are! Sonoma Raceway encourages kids to take interest in the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as these are the key factors to a fast race car. We can't wait to meet the future of racing — YOU!
Save Mart Giant Shopping Cart
Before the green flag drops, Save Mart Supermarkets will take its giant 12-foot shopping cart for a lap around the road course. "Big Red" is a fan favorite and a true spectacle. Save Mart Supermarkets celebrates their 25th year supporting NASCAR in Northern California and "Big Red" has been a mainstay here at the track on race day.
Toyota Fan Zone
Located inside of Turn 10 fans will be able to take in breathtaking views of the track and the surrounding hills of Sonoma on Toyota’s Ferris Wheel and interact with the latest Toyota vehicles.
Toyota’s interactive racing experience will be onsite all weekend and features the latest Toyota vehicles along with the Virtual Reality Pit Stop Challenge . Throughout the weekend, NASCAR drivers will make appearances to interact with fans and everyone who registers will receive a Toyota Racing prize!