Travel Tips: Texas Motor Speedway – Nov. 3-6, 2016

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The next race on the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup schedule is the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. There’s on-track activity from Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 3-6, as the weekend features all three of NASCAR’s top series: the Camping World Truck Series, the XFINITY Series and the Sprint Cup Series.

Raceday University is a Sunday-only pre-race hospitality option which includes grandstand seating, a hospitality area with food and Coca-Cola products, pre-race pass for the Jake Owen concert and driver introductions and more. Currently on the schedule to appear at Raceway U: Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman, Jack Roush, Kyle Larson and spotter TJ Majors. Find out more about Raceday U here.

Key on-track times:

Thursday, Nov. 3
  • Camping World Truck Series practice – 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. CT
Friday, Nov. 4
  • Sprint Cup Series practice –11:30 a.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series practice – 1:30 and 4 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series qualifying – 2:45 p.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series qualifying – 5:45 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series Striping Technology 350 – 7:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, Nov. 5
  • Sprint Cup Series practice – 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 10:45 a.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge – 2 p.m. CT
Sunday, Nov. 6
  • Jake Owen pre-race concert – 11 a.m. CT
  • Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 – 1 p.m. CT
First-time fans can check out these videos for some tips for the track, and use the race fan checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything.

Find out more about the weekend and purchase tickets at

Our Lisa Janine Cloud and Debbie Ross are heading to Texas Motor Speedway to bring you race coverage, so be sure to follow us this weekend on Twitter and Facebook.
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