October 10, 2017 | 1:fifty eight P.M. EST&#thirteen;
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway officers have introduced the lineup of pre-race dignitaries for this coming weekend’s Monster Power-Tenting World Truck Collection doubleheader.
Alabama 500 / Sunday
Grand Marshal: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will give the command to start out engines.
Nationwide Anthem: The 313th United States Military Band, a gaggle of citizen-troopers from neighboring
Birmingham who practice and carry out as Military musicians.
Johnny Ray’s “Massive Rig Drive-By”: One other Talladega custom since 2001 will probably be in full pressure with Johnny Ray’s iconic diesel huge rig, zooming down the frontstretch in the course of the Nationwide Anthem whereas flying an enormous American flag.
Army Flyover: Talladega Superspeedway will host the primary “NASCAR Air Pressure Heritage Flight” flyover on the conclusion of the Nationwide Anthem. It’ll function a P-fifty one Mustang, acknowledged as one of the crucial dominant fighter planes within the World Struggle II period, together with a contemporary-day F-sixteen Preventing Falcon, a compact multi-position fighter jet. The U.S. Air Pressure Heritage Flight program presents the evolution of USAF air energy by flying as we speak’s state-of-the-artwork fighter plane in shut formation with classic fighter plane.
Invocation: Buster Taylor of Alabama Raceway Ministries.
fred’s Pharmacy 250 Powered by Coca-Cola / Saturday
Grand Marshal: Greg Pollock, director of retailer operations for fred’s Pharmacy, will give the command to start out engines.
Honorary Starter: Dennis Burns, a service provider for fred’s Pharmacy, will wave the inexperienced flag.
Nationwide Anthem: Birmingham resident and College of Alabama at Birmingham graduate Tia Berry will sing the “Star-Spangled Banner.”
Invocation: Eddie Varnadore of Alabama Raceway Ministries.
To buy tickets to Talladega’s doubleheader playoff weekend, go to www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or name the monitor’s ticket workplace at 1-855-518-RACE (7223). Quite a lot of upgrades are nonetheless out there together with pre-tempo pit passes. Talladega’s fall race weekend kicks off Friday with follow periods for each collection. Sunday’s Alabama 500 will mark the ultimate Talladega begin for six-time winner Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Motor Racing Community – “The Voice of NASCAR” may have stay protection of each races from Talladega Superspeedway, with stay streaming at MRN.com and on the MRN App. Air time for Saturday’s Tenting World Truck Collection race is 12:30 p.m. (ET) with protection of Sunday’s Alabama 500 starting at 1 p.m.