GEICO Weekend :: May 1-3 2015
EVENT SCHEDULE (CENTRAL TIME)
Friday, May 1:
o Practice throughout the day for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series & ARCA Series oInternational Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 Qualifying 2:30 pm (Racing ARCA @ TSS since 1969)
oInternational Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 ARCA race 5:00 pm (Defending race winner –Tom Hessert lll)
o Big One On The Blvd (evening) Mardi Gras-style parade and party in infield
Saturday, May 2:
o Winn-Dixie 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series Qualifying 10:15 amo GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying 12:15 pm
o Winn-Dixie 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race 2:00 pm (Defending race winner – Elliott Sadler) o Saturday Night Infield Concert (evening)
Sunday, May 3:
o GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Noon (Defending race winner – Denny Hamlin)
•Winner of the GEICO 500 is almost guaranteed a spot in NASCAR’s 10-race season-ending Chase for the Sprint Cup
•Denny Hamlin’s win in last year’s GEICO 500 assured his spot in the Chase, then finished third in title battle
•Brad Keselowski won last year’s fall Cup race at TSS in one of the most exciting races ever at TSS. By virtue of the win, he was able to punch his ticket to the Eliminator Round of the Chase (round of eight).
•NASCAR’s biggest and baddest track features 3- and 4-wide, 200-mph racing on the mammoth2.66-mile venue
•NASCAR’s most competitive track with an astounding record of 88 lead changes (twice) in a 188-lap race
•Talladega is NASCAR’s party capital where fans of all ages can have a great time
•Talladega’s “Big One On The BLVD” Parade in 2014 featured appearances by Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart, Brad Keselowski, Kasey Kahne, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Austin Dillon, and Kyle Larson during the ultimate party atmosphere on Friday night of race weekend
•Infamous Saturday Night Infield Concert is back (Artist to be named later)
SAVE AT TALLADEGA
FREE SATURDAY NIGHT INFIELD FOR ALL SUNDAY GEICO 500 TICKET HOLDERS, ALLOWING FREE ACCESS TO INFIELD ON SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER TRACK ACTIVITIES HAVE CONCLUDED FOR THE DAY
$19 College Ticket gives college students access to GEICO 500 race and Saturday Night Infield Concert
Kids 12 and under receive $50 off all regular adult ticket pricing throughout the lower grandstands and towers for the GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race
Kids 12 and under sit for FREE in GADSDEN Grandstand and TALLADEGA Grandstand 2-day sections. TSS offers special ticket offers to military members
Talladega Superspeedway continues to offer over 15,000 FREE campsites in three conveniently located parks (overnight).
All day parking on Talladega Superspeedway property remains free.
WHERE TO STAY:
•Talladega Superspeedway offers over 15,000 free camping sites in three conveniently located. All day parking on Talladega Superspeedway property remains free
•Through the website DEGARooms.com fans can find hotel rooms at great prices in and around the Birmingham area.
WHERE TO EAT:
•The Ark in Riverside, AL—local seafood restaurant that’s famous for fried catfish
•Rick’s Crossroads Grille in Lincoln, AL—Cajun/Creole restaurant just a few miles from the track
•R&B BBQ in Lincoln, AL—great local barbecue with wide array of homemade cakes
WHAT TO TAKE HOME:
•Official Talladega Superspeedway Souvenir programs
•Merchandise from Horsepower Plaza outside the frontstretch where all the teams sell their gear.
Tickets www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or 1-877-Go2-DEGA