Talledega's chase for the cup schedule announced

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway has released its weekend schedule of events for the upcoming AMP Energy Juice 500 weekend, Oct. 29 – 31.

In addition to being race No. 7 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, this will also be the final chance for race fans to experience HALLOW-DEGA Presented by Captain Morgan.   Next year's race will move off Halloween weekend.



-Grandstands/ Day Parking Lots Closed; Overnight Parks Outside the Track Open at 6 a.m. except Reserved Family Parks and the South Park which open at 8 a.m.


- Grandstands/ Day Parking Lots Closed; Infield Load-In Begins at 5 a.m.; Facilities Open to Credentialed Media Only

11:00 a.m.                                             NCWTS                 Haulers Enter (Unload Only)

12:30 p.m.                                             NCWTS                 Registration Opens

1 p.m.                                                     NCWTS                 Garage Opens

5 p.m.                                                     NCWTS                 Registration Closes

7 p.m.                                                    NCWTS                 Garage Closes

7 p.m.                                                     NSCS                     Haulers Enter




- Grandstands Open at 8 a.m./ Day Parking Lots Open at 7 a.m.

6 a.m.                                                     NSCS                     Garage Opens

7 a.m.                                                     NCWTS                 Garage Opens

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.                                  NCWTS                 Final Practice

12:30 p.m.                                             NSCS                     ** HOT PASS IN EFFECT **

1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.                              NSCS                     Practice

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.                                    NCWTS                 Autograph Session

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.                         NSCS                     Final Practice

3:40 p.m.                                               NCWTS                 Qualifying (Two Laps, All Positions)

6:30 p.m.                                               NCWTS                 Garage Closes

6:30 p.m.                                               NSCS                     Garage Closes




-Grandstands Open at 8 a.m./ Day Parking Lots Open at 5 a.m.

6 a.m.                                                     NSCS                     Garage Opens

10 a.m.                                                  NCWTS                 Garage Opens

10:45 a.m.                                             NSCS                     ** HOT PASS IN EFFECT **

11 a.m.                                                  NCWTS                 Driver/Crew Chief Meeting (Garage)

11:15 a.m.                                             NSCS                     Qualifying (Two Laps, All Positions) Impound

2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.                                   TV                      Exhibition Run

2:30 p.m.                                               NCWTS                 Driver Introductions – Security - Clear Pit Road

3 p.m.                                                     NSCS                     Garage Closes

3 p.m.                                                    NCWTS                 Mtn Dew 250 fueled by Fred's (94 Laps, 250 Miles)


-Grandstands Open at 8 a.m./ Day Parking Lots Open at 5 a.m.

8 a.m.                                                     NSCS                     Garage Opens

10:00 a.m.                                             NSCS                     Driver/Crew Chief Meeting (Garage)

11:00 a.m.                                            NSCS                     ** HOT PASS IN EFFECT **

11:30 a.m.                                             NSCS                     Driver Introduction – Security – Clear Pit Road

12 Noon.                                               NSCS                     AMP Energy Juice 500 (188 Laps, 500 Miles)

Jamie McMurray shocked the crowd by winning the 2009 AMP Energy Juice 500.  Can another upset be in the making?  Don't miss the wildcard in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.  NASCAR action kicks off with the Mountain Dew 250 fueled by Fred's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, Oct. 30 and continues with Race Number Seven in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, the AMP Energy Juice 500, Oct. 31.  To experience it all, call 1-877-Go2-DEGA or visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Talledega SuperSpeedway Press