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Republic Nashville’s Greg Bates will heat up this Sunday’s (2/24) Daytona 500 with a 60-minute pre-race performance. Marking his official debut at The Speedway, Bates is slated to entertain fans beginning at 11:30A on the Coca-Cola Stage with his latest single, “Fill In The Blank,” and other self-penned tracks from his forthcoming debut album.

“I grew up watching NASCAR every weekend with my family,” said Bates. “Daytona is always the biggest race of the year and I’m so excited to be performing there this Sunday.”

Making tracks even before the roar of the engines, the talented Nashville native landed a Top 5 debut single, “Did It For The Girl,” and a coveted slot opening for both Brantley Gilbert and Alan Jackson. Bates is no stranger to NASCAR either, having performed last summer during the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis. His label has strong ties with the world of racing and has been a presenting sponsor of the race for the past few years.

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