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Danica Patrick to Visit The Island in Pigeon Forge

Black and white photo of woman's face wearing helmet for car raceGet ready race fans, NASCAR’s leading lady will be making a quick pit stop at the newest attraction in Pigeon Forge before racing to the finish line in Bristol the following weekend. Go Daddy driver Danica Patrick will be at The Island in Pigeon Forge on August 22 from 5-7p.m.

According to an email sent out by the popular Pigeon Forge attraction, the first 100 fans waiting in line to meet Patrick will have the pleasure of meeting the driver, as well as having their favorite souvenir autographed. Also, exclusive to The Island in Pigeon Forge’s ‘Island Insiders,’ the attraction will be giving away five pairs of tickets for a special meet and greet with Patrick. Island Insiders are automatically entered into the contest.

How to Become an Island Insider

Becoming an Island Insider is easy. Simply visit The Island in Pigeon Forge’s website and click the ‘Insiders’ tab at the top. From there just enter in your email address and click ‘Sign Up.’ Contest winners will be announced on August 14 through email.

Other perks to becoming an Island Insider include exclusive deals, news and discounts to the popular attraction. While visiting The Island in Pigeon Forge, guests should be sure to make a pit stop of their own inside one of the delicious restaurants or unique shops that line the perimeter of the attraction. Also, experience unique views of the scenic Smoky Mountains by taking a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel.

Bristol Motor Speedway

Danica Patrick will be competing for the champion title in the IRWIN Tools Night Race on Saturday August 24 in Bristol, Tenn in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. One of the most popular tracks in NASCAR, the Bristol Motor Speedway offers an exciting experience for both fans and drivers with its unique steep banking, all concrete surface, two pit roads and stadium-style seating. Bristol Motor Speedway has also earned the title of “loudest track in NASCAR.”

Looking for more exciting upcoming Smoky Mountain events? Visit My Smokies urges vacationers to check out our events calendar under the ‘What to Do’ tab on our website. There you will find details on upcoming concerts, fairs, parades and anything else needed to make your next visit to the Smokies one to remember.