2009 will be “The Year of the Sports Fan”

A good article in The New Republic about the great opportunities that sports fans will have in 2009.

Darren Rovell says “Some ticket prices are just downright stupid” and he’s right, we’ve got lots of tickets selling for lower than the price printed on the ticket.  NBA and NHL tickets selling at $10 per ticket.  NFL playoff tickets selling for $40 to $50 per ticket.  We even gave away tickets for free in certain markets to our existing clients and those signed up for our email list (An important reason to join our email list).

Rovell mentions deals for the BCS and other bowl games on StubHub that are well below face value.  He’s exactly right, except he fails to mention the best deals are going to come from ticket brokers than own inventory like TicketCity.  We have the largest inventory of tickets in the entire secondary market, so naturally we’re going to have fantastic deals for those looking for a bargain on tickets.

So 2009 should be a great year for Sports Fans looking to buy tickets.  Just remember to shop TicketCity to find the best deals on tickets.

The Super Bowl of Nascar

Within two week we go from the Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona to the “Super Bowl of Nascar” in Daytona, Florida. Sunday, February 17th is the date for the 2008 Daytona 500 Nascar race. The 2008 Daytona 500 will be special because it is the 50th running of this famous race at Daytona International Speedway.

The 50th Daytona 500 is sold out from the Daytona International Speedway box office. But if you still need Daytona 500 tickets you can buy online at TicketCity or call 1.800.SOLD.OUT (800.765.3688) to get great seats to the race.

Race week at Daytona starts the week before with Qualifying for the Daytona 500. As well as the Rolex 24 race on Saturday. Then Thursday, February 14th is the Gatorade Duels 150 Mile Qualifying race, which is a 60 lap race. Friday they run 100 laps on Daytona Speedway for the Chevy Silverado 250 race. Saturday, February 16th is the Camping World 300 race, which is 120 laps around the oval. Then finally on Sunday, February 17th the granddaddy of all stock car races kicks off at 3:30pm with the 50th running of the Daytona 500.

Who will win the “Super Bowl of Nascar”? Will Dale Jr. take home his first big victory racing under the Hendrick’s flag? Remember, Junior is driving for a new team, in a new car, in 2008. Earnhardt Jr. is now #88. Will Jeff Gordon get off to a hot start in 2008? Is this the race where Juan Pablo Montoya breaks through on the biggest stage? All these questions will be answered soon at the biggest auto racing spectacle in the country.

So if you are looking for that perfect Valentine’s Gift for a big NASCAR fan, then buy Daytona 500 tickets and enjoy a great weekend at the racetrack in Florida.

Biggest Sporting Events in 2008

2008 is shaping up to be a huge year for Championship Sports Events. The additions of the Beijing Olympics, Euro Cup and Ryder Cup should make this year a much bigger year than last for big events. Below are a list of biggest events you can buy in 2008.

January 7
Buy BCS National Championship Game tickets at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.

February 3
Buy Super Bowl XLII tickets at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

February 17
Buy Daytona 500 tickets at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida.

April 5 & 7
Buy NCAA Men’s Final Four tickets at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

April 7-13
Buy Masters Badges & Practice Round tickets at Augusta National Country Club in Augusta, Georgia.

May 3
Buy Kentucky Derby tickets & Derby Packages at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

June 7-29
Buy Euro 2008 tickets and Euro Cup travel packages for the UEFA European Cup at various stadiums in Austria and Switzerland.

June 9-15
Buy US Open Golf tickets at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California.

July 15
Buy 2008 MLB All-Star Game tickets at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.

August 8-24
Buy 2008 Summer Games tickets & Olympic travel packages for various events in Beijing, China.

August 25-September 7
Buy US Open Tennis tickets for all matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, New York.

September 15-21
Buy Ryder Cup tickets for all golf matches at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky>

This list above doesn’t include plenty of other great events, like: the World Series, the NBA Playoffs, the Belmont Stakes and Wimbledon. Click here to see a list of all of our major Championship Events.

Don’t miss your chance to see the biggest and best events in the world in 2008. Buy tickets for any event by calling 1-800-SOLD-OUT (800-765-3688) or ordering online.

Earnhardt Jr. to Drive #88 at 2008 Daytona 500

Ever since it was announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr. was leaving DEI for Hendrick Motorsports, there has been wide speculation about who Junior would drive for. This week Hendrick Motorsports announced that Dale Jr. would drive the #88 car, and be sponsored by Mountain Dew’s Amp Energy drink (a Pepsico product) and the Army National Guard.

Apparently much of the negotiating behind the scenes, was to determine which number car he would drive. DEI ownership refused to release Earnhardt Jr’s now famous #8, so he picked the #88 car to pay homage to his old number.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be driving the #88 car when he races at Daytona next year during the 2008 Daytona 500. Click here to buy 2008 Daytona 500 Tickets.

Dale Jr. Number 88 Car
Dale Earnhardt Jr’s new #88 cars for AMP and the National Guard.

Dickies 500 Tickets

Dickies 500 Tickets

The biggest Nascar race in Texas is only a few weeks away. The Dickies 500 is being raced at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday, November 4th. And good Dickies 500 Tickets are still available to buy now!

Get good Dickies 500 Tickets on the frontstretch for as low as $130.00 per ticket. And Dickies 500 Tickets on the backstretch are available as low as $75.00 per ticket. Both deals are while supplies last, because those Dickies 500 Tickets won’t be here for long.

The Dickies 500 is one of the last races in Nascar’s Chase for the Cup, so be there live to see all of the drama. Also, be there to see Dale Earnhardt Jr race one final time for Budweiser in the #8 car.

Buy Nascar Tickets for all races in Nascar’s Chase for the Cup.

Visit the Nascar site to see Official Chase for the Nextel Cup Standings.