All Saturday Racing activity Cancelled at Talladega

By Joe Dunn

    Due to the severe weather warnings being issued in the Alabama /Mississippi  / Tennessee area, NASCAR has cancelled all activities at Talladega Super Speedway for Saturday April 24.

Official Statement from NASCAR

    In the interest of fan safety, all activities scheduled at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday have been postponed due to significant threat of extended periods of severe weather.  This decision was made based on advise from the National Weather service and the Talladega County Emergency Management Agency.  Fans are strongly encouraged to take necessary precautions to ensure their safety, especially those guest camping on speedway property.
    The Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race scheduled for Saturday will now be held Sunday following the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup Series race.  Any ticket for the Aaron’s 312 or the Aaron’s 499 will be honored at the gate Sunday. All Aaron’s 499 ticket holders have priority seating and should proceed to their assigned ticketed area.  Aaron’s 312 ticket holders will be directed to open seating by speedway staff.
    Gates open at 8am and the Aaron’s 499 will begin at 12 noon as originally scheduled.