Carrot Top to host Chasers for Charity Roast

LAS VEGAS – World-famous comedian Carrot Top will be on hand to host and roast at the inaugural Chasers for Charity Fanfest at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The Las Vegas performer, who is one of America’s most well-known comedians, will join the Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers as they get the opportunity to take their best comedic shots at the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion on Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Blackjack Club at LVMS.

Carrot Top, who is currently headlining at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, is an avid race fan and a familiar figure at NASCAR races and Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The award-winning comedy of Carrot Top, who has also been titled “Entertainer of the Year” and “Comedian of the Year,” by various Las Vegas publications keeps his audiences in stitches as he unpacks trunk loads of crazy props and wacky inventions.

Tickets for the roast are available by making a $250 tax-deductible donation to Speedway Children’s Charities. Tickets can be obtained at or by calling the speedway at 1-800-644-4444. A reception for roast attendees and a brief appearance by the Chase drivers will precede the roast.

The roast is just one part of the Chasers for Charity Fanfest. The fanfest, which is free to all fans of all ages, will begin at 10 a.m. Dec. 2 in the Neon Garage in the speedway’s infield. It will feature live music, displays of the Chase drivers’ cars, a question and answer session with NASCAR legend Dale Jarrett hosted by ESPN’s Jamie Little, an autograph session with Miss Sprint Cup, high-speed rides by the Richard Petty Driving Experience and much more.

To purchase tickets to the roast or for more information, please log on to or call 1-800-644-4444.