Talladega Superspeedway announced today that McDonald’s will serve as the presenting sponsor of the traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert (Oct. 12) featuring Alabama’s own Riley Green and Tyler Braden, part of the track’s upcoming NASCAR Playoffs weekend. McDonald’s will also sponsor the Big One LIVE Music on Friday evening with country artist and singer-songwriter, Tim Dugger.
The Saturday Night Infield Concert presented by McDonald’s will have a full Alabama flavor, kicking off after the running of the Sugarlands Shine 250 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff event and Foodland/Food Giant Qualifying for the 1000Bulbs.com 500 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Opening act Braden, born and raised in Slapout, AL, has a powerful voice and knack for writing emotional songs, and signed with 50egg Music with Luke Combs and Jonathan Singleton. He will get the crowd going at 7 p.m. CDT, while headliner and country music artist Green from Jacksonville, AL, will take the stage at 9 p.m. CDT.
Access to the Saturday Night Infield Concert, located at the intersection of Eastaboga and Talladega Blvds., is FREE to all infield guests and anyone who purchases a ticket to the Sunday, Oct.13, 1000Bulbs.com 500.
The party gets started the day before with the Big One LIVE Music presented by McDonald’s on Friday Oct. 11, featuring NASCAR fan-favorite and another native of Alabama, Dugger. No stranger to the iconic 2.66-mile infield, the well-known singer will treat fans to live music at the end of Talladega Blvd. in the 5-points area (approx. 8:30 p.m. CDT) immediately following the always entertaining "Big One on the Blvd." driver parade & fan competitions. Throughout the evening, fans can quench their thirst with MillerCoors, Sugarlands Shine and Tito’s Handmade Vodka mixed drinks at the Talladega Boulevard 5-points location.
Fans can also visit the McDonald’s activation in The Midway presented by Graybar (exhibit area outside the track’s frontstretch) throughout the entire race weekend for a chance to grab free Spicy BBQ Glazed Tenders and World Famous Fries, along with an opportunity to win VIP passes for the Saturday Night Infield Concert presented by McDonald’s.
For more information about the Saturday Night Infield Concert and the Big One LIVE Music, both presented by McDonald’s, as well as the 1000Bulbs.com 500, Sugarlands Shine 250 and all other race weekend activities, visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 855-518-RACE (7223).
Talladega Superspeedway is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year along with Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project presented by Graybar. Phase II of the project featuring the one-of-a-kind Talladega Garage Experience, which will allow fans to be immersed into the sport of NASCAR like never before, is set for its debut during the NASCAR Playoffs weekend. Fans can learn more about the project and view the progress 24/7 via the construction cam by visiting www.talladegasuperspeedway.com/transformation.