Billboard chart topper and DEL Records/Empire Productions artist Luis Coronel will perform a live concert after the Toyota 120 on Friday, March 13, Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced today. The Regional Mexican singer, who is a social media sensation with over 250,000 followers on Twitter and three million likes on Facebook, will entertain fans at the main stage on the midway immediately following the Toyota 120 race.
The concert is free to all fans with a grandstand ticket for the Toyota 120. Tickets for the race are $20 and are available online at PhoenixRaceway.com or by phone at 1-866-408-RACE (7223).
“It’s exciting to have Luis Coronel join us for our race and perform following the Toyota 120,” Sperber said. “Luis' amazing talent is well known and I know that evening, thousands of NASCAR fans will be fired up to enjoy a great race and Luis' incredible show.”
Born in Tucson, Arizona to Mexican parents, the 19 year-old crooner became the youngest solo artist in 13 years to hit No. 1 on Top Latin Albums with his sophomore album Quiero Ser Tu Dueño.
“I am thrilled to be performing live at the NASCAR Mexico Series race,” said Coronel. “This will be my first NASCAR experience and I’m very excited to be a part of all the action.”
Coronel is the reigning Billboard Latin Music Awards New Artist of the Year and was named to their 21-Under-21 list. Within the first three weeks of releasing his debut album, Con La Frente En Alto, Coronel rose to No. 1 on the Regional Mexican Albums chart in October 2013.
Discovered after his rise to stardom on YouTube, his video for “Escapate” on his debut album currently has over 11 million views. Off his latest album, “Tenerte" was his second Billboard top-10 hit, following "Mi Niña Traviesa," which peaked at No. 5 in August 2013.