Music legend Fogerty to serve as grand marshal for Kobalt 400 at LVMS

Music legend Fogerty to serve as grand marshal for Kobalt 400 at LVMS

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Fogerty will serve as grand marshal for the 2017 Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Fogerty, a Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival, will make the call for drivers to start their engines before the 267-lap Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, March 12. Best known for smash hits like "Proud Mary," "Fortunate Son," "Centerfield" and "Down on the Corner," Fogerty will be in Las Vegas to perform his acclaimed show John Fogerty: Fortunate Son in Concert at Wynn Las Vegas' Encore Theater March 3-11 and May 19-28.

"Headed out after my shows at the Wynn to NASCAR. Rock and Roll and fast cars... ain't nothin' better," says Fogerty.

The music legend is considered one of the most talented musicians and songwriters of all time. Rolling Stone magazine included him on its lists of top 100 guitarists (No. 40) and top 100 singers (No. 72).

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