Speed into the season at the DAYTONA 500 watch party at FireKeepers Casino

BROOKLYN, Mich. (Jan. 23, 2018) — If you cannot experience the thrill of the DAYTONA 500 in person there is no better way to partake in all the festivities than at a watch party. Michigan International Speedway and FireKeepers Casino Hotel invite you to Dacey’s Taphouse on February 18 to start the NASCAR season in style with the DAYTONA 500.

The event will begin at 2 p.m. at Dacey’s Taphouse inside of FireKeepers Casino Hotel. The party will continue right to the checkered flag of the DAYTONA 500. 


“The Daytona 500 marks the beginning to the NASCAR season and we are excited to host a watch party for our fans,” track President Rick Brenner said. “The backdrop at Dacey’s Taphouse makes it the perfect spot to watch The Great American Race and celebrate NASCAR racing in style.”


Fans will want to arrive when the door opens to get the best seats for the race. The first 100 guests to sign up for prizes will receive a special FireKeepers Casino 400 shirt. 


Dacey’s Taphouse will have $2 Miller Lite and $5 appetizer specials throughout the race. Dacey’s Taphouse is the place to be for the DAYTONA 500. Fans will be treated to an expanded menu and 50 taps, including a formidable selection of local microbrews. The restaurant has 20 TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Don’t miss all the NASCAR race action on TVs throughout the casino all day. Dacey’s Taphouse is located inside FireKeepers Casino Hotel at 11177 E Michigan Ave., Battle Creek, Michigan. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.

All fans who attend can enter to win a special prize package for the FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 10. The winner will receive four tickets to the FireKeepers Casino 400, a campsite in the MISCAMPING.com Graves Family Campground and a FireKeepers Casino Hotel gift card valued at $250. The winner will be announced on February 19. 


NASCAR returns to Michigan International Speedway twice in 2018 and you can be part of the action. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 weekend is June 8-10.  On Aug. 10-12 the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will return to NASCAR’s fastest track. 


Now is your chance to make sure you don’t miss any of the action at NASCAR’s fastest track. You can purchase all your ticket and camping needs for all the races at Michigan International Speedway at the watch party. 


Tickets to the FireKeepers Casino 400 go on sale to the public on February 8. And fans will want to get their tickets fast to save up to $50 per grandstand ticket and up to $30 per campsite.


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 just $15, ensuring families a weekend of fun at affordable prices.


Fans can stay after the LTi Printing 250 in June for the free Saturday post-race concert featuring 38 Special. After the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in August, The Cadillac Three will play the free concert. All fans with a Sunday ticket will gain admission to the concert! The concerts will take place behind Turn 3.


Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is NASCAR’s fastest racetrack. It has been the love of NASCAR racing and the thrill of a great time for race fans and drivers alike for 50 years.

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