During NASCAR 75e Anniversary, Ag-Pro 300 for NASCAR Xfinity Series returns April 22, while NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Chevy Silverado 250 Truck Series is scheduled for September 30
Talladega, Alabama (September 14, 2022) – NASCAR today announced the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series schedule which includes Talladega Superspeedway race weekends – the GEICO 500 and YellaWood 500, returning in the spring and fall, respectively.
During NASCAR 75e Birthday, 53rd edition of Talladega’s spring classic, GEICO 500, is scheduled for Sunday, April 23, 2023 and will be the 10 first seriese points race of the year. The winner of the GEICO 500 will qualify for the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Tickets, which start at just $65, are on sale now and can be found here or at www.talladegasuperspeedway.com. Kicking off the April 22 weekend will be the Ag-Pro 300 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The General Tire 200 ARCA Menards Series race will also be part of the track’s triple weekend.
With the 2022 YellaWood 500 just over two weeks away (October 2), next year’s version of the fall classic will take place on Sunday October 1, 2023 and will again be the crucial second race of the round of 16. of final. NASCAR Cup playoffs. The NASCAR Playoffs doubleheader weekend kicks off Saturday, September 29 with the Chevy Silverado 250 for the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series.
“We are thrilled to have our GEICO 500 and YellaWood 500 weekends back next spring and fall on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule,” said Brian Crichton, president of Talladega Superspeedway. “Families and friends will once again be able to converge on the world’s largest race track for an exceptional experience and entertainment. We look forward to new fans being here as well, creating racing traditions and bringing home unforgettable memories that can only be experienced in Talladega.
Part of the entertainment Crichton refers to is the Talladega Garage Experience, which debuted in the fall of 2019 and continues to receive rave reviews. The Talladega Garage Experience offers fans the chance to be immersed in the sport of NASCAR like never before, including the ability to be close to NASCAR’s top drivers and teams via a fan walkway under the same roof as the NASCAR Cup Series garage bays. Plus, there’s the unique 35,000 square foot “Big Bill’s” covered outdoor social club, with plenty of seating, a bar, and a 41-foot-diagonal video screen, the opportunity to be part of Ruoff Victory Lane, and more.
All the amazing traditions fans know and love like camping, Saturday night concert, Big One on the Boulevard (GEICO 500 spring) in the infield, unique social atmosphere, tailgating, parties, lineup kids and just plain family fun with lots more will be back in ’23.
Fans wishing to attend the Cup Series races at ‘DEGA in 2023 can purchase tickets starting at $65.00 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Account holders from 2022 can take advantage of even lower prices when renewing their tickets and camping. For more information on the 2023 GEICO 500 and YellaWood 500, fans can visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 1-877-Go2-DEGA (1-877-462-3342).
Complete schedules for 23 of the three NASCAR series are available at www.nascar.com. Start times and television networks for the Cup Series races will also be announced at a later date.
NASCAR Cup Series playoff contender Ross Chastain is the defending GEICO 500 champion while Bubba Wallace won last year’s YellaWood 500.
Grandstand and tower seats are still available for the upcoming NASCAR Tripleheader Playoffs race weekend, October 1-2, which includes Sunday’s YellaWood 500 and a double Saturday with the Chevy Silverado 250 for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the Sparks 300 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. For all ticket information, fans are encouraged to call 1-877-Go2-DEGA or visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com.
Fans are encouraged to follow all the happenings at the biggest and baddest race track on the planet by following Talladega Superspeedway on Twitter, Facebook and instagram, as well as the all-new NASCAR Tracks app. for the latest speedway news.
About Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega Superspeedway is the most competitive race track in the NASCAR program (record 88 lead changes in 188 laps), steepest (33 degrees) and longest (2.66 miles), as well as the most fun and more fan-friendly. Three- and four-wide races at 200 mph are a norm at Talladega Superspeedway, along with biting photo finishes. For more information, visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 1-877-Go2-DEGA.
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