Norwegian Cruise Line Hosts Ultimate Champion-Ship Race with the “Gronk” and Jeff Gordon Aboard Norwegian Encore in Miami

Jeff Gordon & Rob Gronkowski Race on Norwegian Encore

Yesterday, Feb. 2, 2020, former American football tight end Rob Gronkowski and auto racing champion Jeff Gordon, competed on the largest racetrack at sea aboard Norwegian Encore, the newest innovative ship of the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet.

After three laps across the over 1,100-foot track and 11 thrilling turns, Gronkowski hit Gordon from behind, spinning him out, to narrowly claim the win!

About Norwegian Encore

At nearly 1,100 feet long, with a gross tonnage of almost 170,000, Norwegian Encore has a guest capacity of nearly 4,000. She is the fourth and final ship of the very successful Breakaway Plus class, and features many of the highly rated restaurants and lounges that have made this class one of the most innovative in the Company’s history. In addition, Norwegian Encore features a new elevated Italian dining experience, Onda by Scarpetta, in collaboration with LDV Hospitality. The Tony Award®-winning musical, “Kinky Boots” headlines the world-class entertainment on board, with returning guest favorites “The Choir of Man,” “Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical” and the rocking Beatles cover band of The Cavern Club.

As part of a recent partnership with JUST Goods, Inc., Norwegian Encore is the first ship in the Company to be single-use plastic beverage bottle free. By Jan. 1, 2020 Norwegian Cruise Line will be the first major cruise line to eliminate single-use plastic beverage bottles across its entire fleet, a significant effort towards providing guests with more sustainable options at sea.

Norwegian Encore is currently offering seven-day voyages to the Eastern Caribbean from Miami beginning Nov. 24, 2019; Bermuda, and Canada and New England itineraries from New York City beginning Apr. 22, 2020; voyages to the Western Caribbean from Miami beginning Dec. 12, 2020; and in the spring of 2021 will make her West Coast debut and sail to Alaska from Seattle.

(Norwegian Cruise Line)