People who live around Texas Motor Speedway are bracing themselves for a big weekend.
Thousands will head to NASCAR’s AAA Texas 500 race and a full weekend of events. There will be a race for every fan who loves trucks, cars, and fast driving.
Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage will also give No. 88, Dale Earnhardt Jr., three retirement gifts. Earnhardt will drive his final race on Sunday. The 43-year-old is a two-time Daytona 500 winner and has 26 total wins throughout his career.
His fans will even be able to buy pretzels shaped like “88” in his honor.
• The JAG Metals 350 starts at 7 p.m. on Friday
• The O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 starts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday
• The AAA Texas 500 starts at 1 p.m. on Sunday