Families can get on the fast track to fun at Talladega Superspeedway with plenty of exciting, family-friendly activities to take advantage of with options such as the Kids VIP Experience presented by Children’s of Alabama, Kids Movie Night, along with special kids pricing (all for children 12 and younger) for the track’s highly anticipated doubleheader NASCAR Playoffs weekend, Oct. 11-13.
Families who have access on Sunday (Oct. 13) to the brand-new Talladega Garage Experience (kids pricing is $39, adult is $89 for Sunday ($95 race week price)), debuting this October, have the option to go behind-the-scenes at the biggest track in NASCAR and participate in the Kids VIP Experience presented by Children’s of Alabama. These exclusive “pre-race” options include:
- NEW! Fist Bump Alley backstage at Driver Introductions
- NEW! Gatorade Victory Lane Celebration
- Fist Bump Alley along the catwalk at Driver Introductions
- Gatorade Victory Lane photo opportunity
- Hot Lap around the mammoth track in a Grand Marshal car
- Guided Garage/Hauler Tour
- Drivers Meeting Red Carpet Experience
- Pit Box Tour with a race team
The youngsters can choose one of the eight experiences on a first-come, first-served basis once at the Kids Station (opens at 8 a.m. CDT), which will be located in the Talladega Garage Experience (outside the Open Air Social Club, near the Watch Zone). There is a two-kids, per-one adult limit. Fans must obtain a 1000Bulbs.com 500 ticket in order to purchase a Garage Experience pass.
Families will find an array of incredible items in the Talladega Garage Experience including $4 or less Value-Priced Concessions, Kids Zone, Game Zone, Entertainment Stage for local music, Driver Q&A’s and other interviews, social areas, Gatorade Victory Lane celebrations post race, Sunday pre-race ceremonies and Driver Introductions at the Start-Finish line and much more!
After Saturday’s (Oct. 12) running of the Sugarlands Shine 250, families can head over to the FOX Sports 1 Dome (located behind the International Motorsports Hall of Fame) just outside the track for Kids Movie Night, featuring the movie Pokémon Detective Pikachu on the big screen. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. CDT and families can enjoy face painting, games and more before the movie kicks off at 6 p.m. CDT. For comfort and relaxation, guests are encouraged to bring their own pillows and blankets. Select concessions will be available to purchase and FREE parking is available at the Dome for movie night only.
A (FREE) Saturday or Sunday kids ticket is required for movie night entry. Kids receive $50 off regular pricing to the 1000Bulbs.com 500 and get in FREE on Saturday for the Sugarlands Shine 250 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series event, as well as on Friday.
Families can find out more information on Sunday’s Kids VIP Experience presented by Children’s of Alabama, Kids Movie Night and special kids pricing by logging on to www.talladegasuperspeedway.com/kids. For general ticket information, visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 855-518-RACE (7223).
For all things on the Talladega Garage Experience, log onto www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 855-518-7223 (RACE).
About Children’s of Alabama
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and seven foreign countries last year, representing more than 677,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is one of the largest pediatric medical facilities in the U.S. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.