"After the Lap" tickets on sale

NASCAR Wire Service Friday, Sep 27 1661

Jeff Gordon break-dancing in the middle of the stage

Clint Bowyer needling Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski mercilessly.

Fans who have attended the "NASCAR After the Lap" festivities during Sprint Cup Champions' Week invariably have gotten a rare look at their favorite drivers, who typically provide plenty of entertaining, lighthearted and unguarded moments during the celebration of the new champion.

Tickets for this year's event, sponsored by Ford and Coca-Cola, went on sale Sept. 16 at a cost of $20. NASCAR After the lap is scheduled for 5 p.m., Dec. 5 at the Pearl Palms Concert Theater in the Palms Casino Hotel in Las Vegas.

Fans can purchase tickets online at www.NASCARafterthelap.com, where they can also enter the NASCAR After the Lap sweepstakes. Two grand-prize winners will get all-inclusive VIP trips for two to After the Lap as part of their prize packages.