Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway – April 9-11, 2015

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The Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series are heading to “No Limits, Texas” – also known as Texas Motor Speedway – for this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Xfinity Series race and Duck Commander 500 Cup Series race. NASCAR’s top two series will be in town Thursday through Saturday, April 9-11.

On Thursday, fans have the chance to go behind the scenes with “NLTX: All Access” – admission for the event is just $10 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. Gate 5 opens at 1 p.m. CT and fans will have the chance to visit pit road and the garages. In addition, there will be autograph sessions and driver question-and-answer sessions, as well as a viewing of “I Am Dale Earnhardt” on Big Hoss TV – get the complete schedule for the day here.

And since it's the Duck Commander 500, Duck Dynasty personalities will be signing autographs in on Saturday, April 11 at the Duck Commander Compound, located between Gates 1 and 2.

Lineup and times:
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m: Phil Robertson, Ms. Kay Robertson, Alan Robertson and Lisa Robertson  
12 p.m. - 1 p.m: Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Sadie Robertson and Jessica Robertson
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Justin Martin, John Godwin, Jase Robertson, Reed Robertson and Si Robertson.

Key on-track times:

Thursday, April 9 –
  • Xfinity Series practice – 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. CT

Friday, April 10
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 3:45 p.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 5:45 p.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 – 7:30 p.m. CT

Saturday, April 11
  • Sprint Cup Duck Commander 500 – 6:30 p.m. CT

Fans can find track rules here and parking information by clicking here. A link to the FAQs can be found here.

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Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway – April 9-11, 2015 Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway – April 9-11, 2015 Reviewed by Paula on Monday, April 06, 2015 Rating: 5