SEBRING — Sebring International Raceway hosts a diverse schedule of events this month, starting with this weekend’s motorsports and music event at the Michelin SportsCar Encore (Nov. 9-11).

Gates open noon Friday at the renown 3.74-mile road racing circuit where fans will have the opportunity to witness both top-level sports car racing and a Saturday night concert featuring country music artists Love and Theft with special guests the Dairy Daughters.

In addition to the feature four-hour endurance race on Sunday for International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) LMP3, GT4 and TCR cars, the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge will race on both Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets to the Michelin Encore weekend will be available at the gate. A three-day ticket is $30 and includes admission to the concert that begins Saturday at 6:30 p.m. A Sunday-only ticket will be available for $10. Military vets will ID will be admitted free on Sunday in honor of Veteran’s Day.

On Thursday, Nov. 15, Sebring’s famous concrete front straight will host the Air and Electrical Service Drag Racing series featuring a special appearance of the Larsen Jet Dragster. Gates open at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 6 p.m., with admission only $5.

The Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Sebring Classic “Pistons & Props” returns to Sebring Nov. 30-Dec. 2 featuring vintage racecars and aviation. This popular event pays homage to Sebring’s unique history as both a World War II era military base and its seven decades as a motorsports facility. Ticket information is available at


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