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Heading to Texas for 2014 IndyCar and Truck Series action? Check this out

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The Verizon IndyCar Series is joined by NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series at the home of the No Limits Wild Asphalt Circus, Texas Motor Speedway, for action this weekend, Thursday through Saturday, June 5th through 7th.

Gate 4 opens Thursday at 4:30 p.m. CT, with two truck Series practice sessions at 5 and 6:30 p.m. CT. On Friday, Gate 4 opens at 9:45 a.m. CT, with IndyCar practice at 10 a.m. CT; remaining gates open at 1:30 p.m. CT, in time for IndyCar qualifying at 2 p.m. CT, Truck Series qualifying at 4:10 p.m. CT, the final IndyCar practice at 6:45 p.m. CT and the Truck Series WinStar World Casino and Resort 400, which goes green at 8 p.m. CT. On Saturday, all gates open at 3 p.m. CT, and the IndyCar Firestone 600 goes green at 7:30 p.m. CT. Find the complete weekend schedule here.

Whether it’s your first time at the track or you’re a veteran Texas fan, check out “Texas 101” at the upper right of the Speedway’s home page for this year’s Fan Guide, track rules, the visitor’s checklist and more.

Tickets are still available for the Truck Series/IndyCar Series weekend – Friday tickets range in price from $30 to $60, while tickets for Saturday range in price from $40 to $79; fans interested in attending the IndyCar race as a family can get the Firestone Family 4-Pack, which includes four hot dogs, four Coke products and four tickets for the Firestone 600 for just $79. Fans can also put together their own ticket packages, including camping, parking and pit passes. Get more information on the event and purchase tickets at www.texasmotorspeedway.com.

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