Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway Fan Edition



Texas Motor Speedway will play host to a triple-header weekend of racing which includes two consecutive nights of competition with the NASCAR Camping World Truck (WinStar World Casino 350) and Nationwide (O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge) Series. The event-filled, fast-paced weekend will be capped off with the eighth Chase for the Sprint Cup (AAA Texas 500) Series race on Sunday. 

Lisa Janine Cloud (Media Rep) and Debbie Ross (Photographer) will be providing live coverage for Skirts and Scuffs from “The Great American Speedway.” Be sure to follow them both on Twitter: @LJC777 and @dross411 for the latest news, race updates and fantastic photos.  

This week’s Travel Tips will consist of fan event information about events happening during the race weekend.
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Thursday, Nov. 1:
  • No Limits Carnival (1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.) – The four-day carnival event will be located outside of Turn 2, between the Lone Star Tower and Gate 9. Some of the featured rides are a 65-foot tall Century Wheel, Carousel, Cliff Hanger, Hurricane Super Slide, Tornado and YoYo. Admission Cost: Day Pass $20, Weekend Pass $40 and Twilight Special (tickets sold after 8:00 p.m.) $10.
  • Charity Event – Fox Sports presents Busch Whacked Mud Run (4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.) This event will be support military troops and their families. Participants will include: Kurt Busch (2004 Cup champion & Event Host), Jimmie Johnson (five-time Cup Champion), Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer (2012 Chase contenders), Ty Dillon (NCWTS Rookie), Wendy Venturini (SPEED TV Reporter) and many more. Event Cost: $55, Runners and $15, Spectators.
Friday, Nov. 2
  • NNS Driver Appearance (11:00 a.m.) – Elliott Sadler is scheduled to make an appearance at OneMain Financial – Lake Worth, located at 6548 Lake Worth Blvd.
  • No Limits Carnival (1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.)
  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (2:10 p.m.) – Qualifying Day powered by The Dallas Morning News. This event will be broadcast live on SPEED.
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (3:40 p.m.) - Qualifying Day powered by The Dallas Morning News. This event will be broadcast live on ESPN2.
  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (7:00 p.m.) – WinStar World Casino 350
  • NSCS Driver Appearance (7:00 p.m.) – Dale Earnhardt Jr. is scheduled to make an appearance at Billy Bob’s – Fort Worth, located at 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
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Saturday, Nov. 3
  • NSCS Driver Appearance (2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.) – Aric Almirola is schedule to make an appearance at Brookshire’s, located at Texas Motor Speedway.
  • NASCAR Nationwide Series (3:05 p.m.) – Qualifying Day powered by The Dallas Morning News. This event will be broadcast live on SPEED.
  • NASCAR Nationwide Series (6:30 p.m.) – O-Reilly Auto Parts Challenge

Sunday, Nov. 4:
  • NSCS Driver Appearance (9;15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.) – Bobby Labonte is scheduled to make an appearance at Brookshire’s, located at Texas Motor Speedway.
  • No Limits Carnival (8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (2:00 p.m.) – AAA Texas 500

For Texas Motor Speedway Fan Guide information, click here.

For Texas Motor Speedway weekend schedule, click here.

For weather information, click here.   

For local restaurant information, click here.  

For local area attraction information, click here.

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Race Broadcast Schedule:   
Nov. 2– NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: WinStar World Casino 350
TV: SPEED, 7:30 p.m. CT / Radio: MRN, 7:45 p.m. CT 

Nov. 3– NASCAR Nationwide Series: O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge
TV: ESPN, 7:00 p.m. CT / Radio: PRN, 7:00 p.m. CT 

Nov. 4 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: AAA Texas 500
TV: ESPN, 2:00 p.m. CT / Radio: PRN, 2:00 p.m. CT

Enjoy your race weekend!


Unique Hiram is an Associate Editor/Contributing Writer/Media Rep for Skirts and Scuffs. Additionally, she is also the author of "Fast Lane Poetry," which was published April 2011. Unique can be contacted via email or through Twitter.

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