Monday, October 19, 2015

Travel Tips: Talladega Superspeedway – Oct. 23-25, 2015

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Four will be "done at ‘Dega," as Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama hosts the third and final race in the Contender Round in the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup, the CampingWorld.com 500, on Sunday, Oct. 25. Also on the schedule for the weekend at Talladega: the Camping World Truck Series’ fred’s 250 on Saturday, Oct. 24.

While you’re there, visit the International Motorsports 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. and Sunday 7 a.m.-2 p.m. CT.

There will be a Camping World Truck Series autograph session on Friday at 4 p.m. CT in the Hospitality Village behind the Birmingham Tower outside the frontstretch. Wristbands for the session can be picked up at the main Guest Services office at OV Hill South Section L.

On Saturday, there will be a youth (12 and under) only autograph session at 10:45 a.m. CT featuring Danica Patrick, AJ Allmendinger, Aric Almirola and Ryan Blaney (subject to change) – wristbands for the first 100 kids can be picked up in the same Guest Services area as above.

Also on Saturday beginning at approximately 7:15 p.m. CT, Tim Dugger will open the show for country singer Easton Corbin, who takes the stage at approximately 9 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. 23 –
  • Camping World Truck Series practice – noon and 2 p.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 1 and 3:30 p.m. CT

Saturday, Oct. 24 –
  • Camping World Truck Series qualifying – 9:30 a.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series fred’s 250 – noon CT
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 3:15 p.m. CT

Sunday, Oct. 25
  • Sprint Cup Series CampingWorld.com 500 – 1:3.0 p.m. CT
Get more information and purchase tickets for this weekend’s race at http://www.talladegasuperspeedway.com/.

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