With fans still steaming over the major traffic issues at Kentucky Speedway this weekend, Talladega Superspeedway chairman Grant Lynch wasted no time in promising fans his track is prepared for the large crowds expected for the October 21-23 Talladega 500 weekend.
"After hearing how rough the fans had it at Kentucky this weekend, I wanted to let them know that we're ready to show how a race weekend is supposed to run," Lynch said.
"We put fan experience at the forefront of everything we do. That's why we allow coolers in our grandstands and provide hundreds of acres of free camping. It's why we created a $49 two-day ticket and allow kids 12 and under to sit free in the Allison Grandstands on Saturday and Sunday. It's also why we work closely with the Alabama State Troopers and other organizations to ensure our fans arrive on time to see the race."
The speedway is expecting over 100,000 fans for their second race weekend of the 2011 season.
"You know when you come to Talladega Superspeedway you're going to get a show," he said. "This has been one of the most competitive years ever in NASCAR and Talladega Superspeedway still stands alone as the most competitive track on the circuit."