NASCAR is made up our minds to advance merit to its Most Competitive venue — iconic Talladega Superspeedway — June 20-21 with a tripleheader weekend, featuring the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Sequence, as correctly as the ARCA Menards Sequence. The June dates are a reschedule of the be conscious‘s April urge weekend that changed into once postponed attributable to the influence of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The GEICO 500 NASCAR Cup Sequence urge shall be held on Sunday, June 21, while Saturday, June 20, will feature a double dose of action with the MoneyLion 300 NASCAR Xfinity Sequence tournament and the Authorized Tire 200 for the ARCA Menards Sequence. Essentially based on the Speak of Alabama, CDC and public correctly being agency requirements and protocols, all three events will compete with out followers in attendance.
The Sunday GEICO 500 will bag the inexperienced flag at 2 p.m. CDT LIVE on FOX, MRN (Motor Racing Network) and SiriusXM NASCAR Channel 90. NASCAR‘s Most Standard driver, Lag Elliott, is the defending champion of the 188-lap tournament while Brad Keselowski leads all energetic drivers with 5 victories at the two.66-mile facility.
Saturday‘s Authorized Tire 200 starts at 1 p.m. CDT adopted by the MoneyLion 300 at 4: 30 p.m. CDT. Each action-packed races shall be broadcast LIVE on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM.
Label holders for the GEICO 500 weekend that changed into once feature in April might well possibly even simply elect to receive a credit for the fleshy amount paid plus an further 20% of complete amount paid to prepare in opposition to a future tournament, including, but no longer tiny to, grandstand seating, infield, camping, fan hospitality, and Talladega Storage Trip. The 120% tournament credit might well possibly even simply additionally be susceptible in a single transaction for the duration of the rest of the 2020 season and total 2021 season for a NASCAR sanctioned tournament at any NASCAR-owned be conscious, topic to availability. Decrease-off date is June 14. For all options and more recordsdata, consult with www.talladegasuperspeedway.com/assistance.
COMMENT FROM TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY PRESIDENT BRIAN CRICHTON
“We, respect so many passionate urge followers, are happy to beget NASCAR racing again at Talladega Superspeedway. For more than 50 years, this fine venue has equipped one of the game‘s most edifying facet-by-facet, door-to-door racing resulting in list finishes.
A assorted thanks to Governor Ivey and diverse thunder leadership in working with NASCAR to enable these events in Alabama. We even beget fine appreciation and respect for scientific personnel, first responders, frontline and annoying workers who had been so dedicated for the duration of this time.
While followers might well possibly even no longer be accredited to lend a hand the events, we lend a hand each person to tune into FOX, FS1, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio to earn the total action that makes Talladega one among a kind.”
COMMENT FROM ALABAMA GOVERNOR KAY IVEY
“Having one among our thunder‘s jewels — Talladega Superspeedway – be in a space to host a NASCAR weekend is but one other step that reveals how we are fascinating forward. The of us of Alabama had been tidy all the procedure by these hard situations, and which means, households from our thunder and for the duration of the sector shall be treated to seeing or being attentive to the friendly racing in NASCAR. I request of that every person remain vigilant so that we are able to continue taking steps forward and having fun with completely different things Alabama has to offer, respect our hold Talladega Superspeedway.”
Talladega Superspeedway‘s tumble NASCAR Playoffs weekend is scheduled for Oct. 2-4, featuring a doubleheader for the NASCAR Cup Sequence‘ Alabama 500 and the NASCAR Gander RV & Out of doorways Truck Sequence‘ Sugarlands Shine 250. For designate recordsdata, call 1-877-Go2-Dega or log onto www.talladegasuperspeedway.com.
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