MAIN Sports Race Car Driving NASCAR Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 400
WHEN: Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 3:30PM ET
WHERE: On the USA Network live from the Texas Motor Speedway
The Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 400, airs live on USA at 3:30PM ET on Sunday, April 14, 2024.
New this year? The Texas race moves from its NASCAR Cup Chase spot to an earlier date in spring -- as the 2024 Summer Olympics upends this year's schedule.
No worries. Every year. the green flag comes down at the Texas Motor Speedway where a wild finish is always expected during the last lap toward victory lane.
The entire weekend, in fact, is devoted to action-packed races until the main event on Sunday that also features pre-race concerts, a flyover, and lots of food and fun.
Tickets to the big race begin at $10 for grandstand seats and climb ever higher for special weekend ticket packes.
Notable past winners of the Texas 500 include Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson (who has won it six times).
Who will take it this year? Stay tuned...
DID YOU KNOW? Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 400 trivia & fun facts
"The Fastest Town in the West"
• As part of a marketing campaign begun in 2014, the northern part of Fort Worth became known as No Limits, Texas - "Home to the Texas Motor Speedway, the fastest town in the West".
• The race winner receives a trophy in the shape of cowboy boots. The winning driver also wears a cowboy hat and fires a couple of six-shooters into the air (yee haw!) on victory lane.
• The race is featured in the 2006 Hollywood hit, "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby", but it was actually shot at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the wall painted to look like Texas.
• With the ability to seat over 190,000, Texas Motor Speedway has the largest capacity for any NASCAR track after Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
More about the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 400 around the Web:
2024 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 400 - The official site of the race venue with photos, news features & ticket info.
Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 400 - Wikipedia - Brief overview with this year's schedule, past winners and prize
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