NASCAR at Talladega 2015: Geico 500 Date, Time & Channel

Denny Hamlin won last year's spring race at Talladega. (Getty)

Denny Hamlin won last year’s spring race at Talladega. (Getty)

New name, same track.

After 13 races as the Aaron’s 499, the spring Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway is now known as the Geico 500.

NASCAR is in Alabama this weekend for the second of four restrictor plate races on the schedule. The others are the Daytona 500 and Coke Zero 400, which are both at Daytona International Speedway, and the Alabama 500, which is also at Talladega.

The green flag is expected to wave on Sunday’s Geico 500 at approximately 1:20 p.m. Eastern. The race can be seen on FOX.

Pole qualifying is Saturday at 1 p.m. Eastern and will be televised by FOX.

Denny Hamlin won the 2014 Aaron’s 499.

Here’s what you need to know about the Geico 500:


The Basics

What:

Sprint Cup Geico 500

When:

Sunday, April 3

Where:

Talladega Superspeedway – Lincoln, Alabama

Time:

Green flag time is approximately 1:20 p.m. Eastern

Channel:

FOX

Pre-Race Coverage:

FOX Sports 1 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Eastern
FOX beginning at 12:30 p.m. Eastern

Last Year’s Winner:

Denny Hamlin


Final Laps: Hamlin wins Aaron's 499 | Talladega Superspeedway (2014)Denny Hamlin wins the Aaron's 499 under caution to claim his first restrictor plate race victory.2014-05-05T13:34:14.000Z