Travel Tips: Talladega Superspeedway – Oct. 18-20, 2013

Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama hosts race No. 6 in the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup, the Camping World RV Sales 500, on Sunday, Oct. 20. Also on the schedule for the weekend at Talladega: the Camping World Truck Series’ Fred’s 250 Powered by Coca Cola on Saturday, Oct. 19, and practice for both series on Friday, Oct. 18.

Off-track activities:
  • Visit the International Motor Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, located adjacent to the speedway. Hours for race week are Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. CT, Thursday 7 a.m.-4 p.m. CT, Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m. CT, Saturday 7 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m.-2 p.m. CT. Track tours through the Hall of Fame are available through Wednesday, Oct. 16.
  • Members of the FOX Sports 1 broadcast team will be live in the Horsepower Plaza for shows all three days. There will also be an autograph session with the personalities on Friday at 11:45 a.m. CT.
  • There will be a Camping World Truck Series autograph session on Friday at 2:15 p.m. CT in the Concourse Area behind OV Hill South Grandstand Section D & E.
  • On Saturday after the Truck Series race, country singer Pat Green and up-and-comer Chelsea Bain take the stage for an infield concert at approximately 7:45 p.m. CT. The concert is free to all infield guests and any fan presenting a Sunday race ticket.

Key on-track times:

Friday, Oct. 18 –
  • Camping World Truck Series practice – 9:30 a.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 1:30 and 3 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series qualifying – 4:10 p.m. CT

Saturday, Oct. 19 –
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 11:10 a.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series Fred’s 250 – 3 p.m. CT

Sunday, Oct. 20
  • Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 500 – 1 p.m. CT

Download the event guide, the fan guide and the guest services guide here. This page also features traffic and parking recommendations.

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Travel Tips: Talladega Superspeedway – Oct. 18-20, 2013 Travel Tips: Talladega Superspeedway – Oct. 18-20, 2013 Reviewed by Paula on Monday, October 14, 2013 Rating: 5