Reba McEntire, Rascal Flatts Performing at Brickyard 400

Reba McEntire, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry and other artists from the Big Machine Label Group will perform Sunday (July 31) prior to the 2011 Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. is the presenting sponsor of the race. Newcomer Thomas Rhett will begin the music at 9 a.m., followed by full band performances by The Band Perry, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Rascal Flatts. Shortly before 1 p.m. McEntire will perform “America the Beautiful” followed by Rascal Flatts’ rendition of the national anthem. The green flag will be waved by Big Machine Label Group president and CEO Scott Borchetta, a longtime racing enthusiast. The company was a sponsor of the winning car at this year’s Indianapolis 500.