Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway – Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2013

Seven races down, three to go – the Chase for the Sprint Cup is coming down to the wire, and race No. 8 on the schedule is the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. There’s on-track activity from Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, as the weekend features the Camping World Truck Series and Nationwide Series in addition to the Sprint Cup Series.

Key on-track times:

Thursday, Oct. 31
  • Camping World Truck Series practice – 5 and 6:30 p.m. CT

Friday, Nov. 1
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 11:30 a.m. CT
  • Nationwide Series practice – 1:05 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series qualifying – 2:10 p.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 3:40 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino 350K – 7:30 p.m. CT

Saturday, Nov. 2
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 10 a.m. CT
  • Nationwide Series qualifying – 11:05 a.m. CT
  • Nationwide Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge – 2:30 p.m. CT

Sunday, Nov. 3
  • Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 – 2 p.m. CT

As usual, the No Limits Garage Party presented by WinStar World Casino turns the Nationwide Garage into a carnival sideshow on Sunday. The event is open to all 2013 Season Ticket Holders and 2013 November Weekend 4-pack purchasers and includes such inimitable attractions as Extreme Midget Wrestling, the Animal Freak Show and the Hellzapoppin Sideshow.

The Garage Party also will feature an exclusive Q and A session with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Show car and driver appearances scheduled for the race weekend are listed here

Check out the 2013 Fan Guide here and find answers to frequently asked questions about your track experience here.

Find out more about the weekend and purchase tickets at
Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway – Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2013 Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway – Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2013 Reviewed by Paula on Monday, October 28, 2013 Rating: 5