Monday, April 27, 2015

Travel Tips: Talladega Superspeedway – May 1-3, 2015

credit: NASCAR Media
The Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series are joined by the ARCA Racing Series as they travel to Talladega, Alabama, home of Talladega Superspeedway. The weekend includes the ARCA Series International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 on Friday, May 1, the Xfinity Series Winn-Dixie 300 on Saturday, May 2 and the Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 on Sunday, May 3.

Off-track activities:

Visit the InternationalMotor Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, located adjacent to the speedway. Extended 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.-7 p.m. CT and Sunday 7 a.m.-2 p.m. CT.

On Friday, May 1, all infield guests can take part in the ARCA Fan Walk and autograph session from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT in the ARCA garage area. There will also be an Xfinity Series autograph session from 2-2:30 p.m. CT in the Concourse area behind the OV Hill South grandstands sections D & E; wristbands for the autograph session can be picked up at Guest Services, located near OV Hill South grandstands section L. Currently scheduled to appear: Chase Elliott, Ryan Reed, Regan Smith and Daniel Suarez; others will be announced closer to the appearance.

Key on-track times:

Friday, May 1 –
  • ARCA Racing Series practice – 8:30 a.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series practice – 10:30 a.m. CT
  • ARCA Racing Series qualifying – 2:30 p.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 3:30 p.m. CT
  • ARCA Racing Series International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 – 5 p.m. CT

Saturday, May 2 –
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 10 a.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – noon CT
  • Nationwide Series Winn-Dixie 300 – 2 p.m. CT

Sunday, May 3
  • Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 – noon CT

Check out guest services information, grandstand guidelines and more here, and get the complete event schedule, including more things to do at the track, here.

Get more information and purchase tickets for this weekend’s race at