All American 400 This Weekend In Nashville

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Carson Hocevar will be among the favorites to claim a popular guitar trophy at Fairgrounds Speedway this weekend. (Bruce Nuttleman Photo)
Carson Hocevar will be among the favorites to claim a popular guitar trophy at Fairgrounds Speedway this weekend. (Bruce Nuttleman Photo)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It is officially race week for the 36th running of the All American 400 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.

It begins Oct. 30, with three-straight days of competition culminating in the 36th All American 400 on Nov. 1. Preliminary estimates show more than 200 drivers expected to compete during All American 400 weekend.

The weekend features a mix of local classes and traveling series, bringing in top notch drivers from all across the country. Friday’s festivities begin with super late model and pro late model practice at Noon, followed by a night of local division racing on the quarter-mile. Bandoleros, Street Stocks, Front Runners, Pure Stocks, Legend cars and Limited Late Models will all race their final event of the season, crowning champions along the way.

Team Construction’s Halloween Saturday of racing and family fun, will see late model competitors take center stage at 5:30 p.m. for All American 400 qualifying. Following the single car qualifying runs, a racing program of Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks, Vores Compact Touring Series, and All American Showdowns for the super late models and pro late models will take to the five-eighths-mile oval.

Sunday’s running of the All American 400 will bring together four top tier super late model divisions in addition to the JEGS/CRA All Stars Tour for the pro late model portion of the event. At last glance, more than 30 drivers are set to compete for starting spots in each race. The green flag will wave at 1 p.m.

Adding to the fun of the weekend will be all the activities for families and kids, as part of the Team Construction Halloween Extravanganza.

A pair of trunk or treats will be held with drivers giving out candy at 6 p.m. Friday night and 4:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Bikes will be given away in addition to a free television giveaway. Race fans, kids and adults alike, are asked to wear their Halloween costumes to join in on the fun.