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SRL National: The Rattler Race Weekend Preview

Experience The Thrill of The Rattler 250: A Must-Attend Racing Event

Get ready to experience the thrill of high-octane racing with the 48th Annual Rattler 250, returning to the iconic South Alabama Speedway this March 17th weekend, 2024. This landmark event, a pinnacle for Super Late Model racing enthusiasts, promises excitement, speed, and intense competition.

The Legacy of The Rattler 250

Since its inception in 1974, The Rattler 250 has ascended to the pinnacle of Super Late Model racing, drawing a national audience of competitors and fans to the venerable South Alabama Speedway. Now a cornerstone event, sanctioned by the SPEARS SRL National Super Late Model Tour, its legacy is enriched by a tradition of speed, competition, and the gathering of racing's elite. The race has become emblematic of excellence within the motorsport community, symbolizing both a rite of passage for rising stars and a testament to the enduring appeal of grassroots racing.

Over the decades, The Rattler 250 has not only provided thrilling races but also served as a significant milestone in the careers of its participants. With a winners list that reads like a hall of fame, the event has witnessed the rise of numerous legends within the sport. Its status as one of the most prestigious races in the nation is a beacon that draws immense talent and passion to the tracks of South Alabama Speedway, making every iteration of The Rattler 250 a spectacle of high stakes and unforgettable moments.

A Star-studded Lineup for This Year’s Race

This year's Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway is gearing up to be a battleground for racing's finest, featuring an impressive lineup of drivers who have made their mark in the annals of racing history. The field boasts the likes of Bubba Pollard, the defending champion and 2023 SPEARS SRL National Super Late Model Tour Champion, known for his strategic prowess and racing acumen. Joining him is Ty Majeski, a formidable competitor with four Rattler victories, aiming to add another triumph to his already impressive record. The lineup is further enriched by racing luminaries such as Harrison Burton and Christopher Bell, each bringing their own legacy of success and competitive spirit to the challenging track.

As these distinguished drivers prepare to face off, the anticipation among fans and competitors alike reaches a fever pitch. Their participation not only raises the stakes of the competition but also promises a race filled with strategic battles, breathtaking speed, and unforgettable moments. With such a stellar array of talent assembled, this year's Rattler 250 is poised to be a showcase of racing excellence, where legends are made, and racing history is written.

Ticket Information and Event Details

For the 48th Annual Rattler 250 event at South Alabama Speedway, excitement is revving up as we approach a weekend filled with high-speed action. Tickets are available for purchase at the gate, ensuring that every racing enthusiast can join in on the thrill. The event spans an action-packed weekend, featuring "The Baby Rattler" for Pro Late Models on Saturday and culminating in the headline event, "The Rattler 250" for Super Late Models on Sunday. The winner of Sunday's race takes home a grand prize of $25,000, with even the starters guaranteed a payout of $1,600, highlighting the high stakes and competitive spirit of the races.

Event Highlights:

Ticket Purchase: Available at the gate for all attendees.
Event Schedule: "The Baby Rattler" on Saturday and "The Rattler 250" on Sunday offer thrilling races for both Pro Late Models and Super Late Models.
Prize Money: $25,000 for the "The Rattler 250" winner, with a $1,600 payout for starters.
Diverse Racing Action: A weekend that promises excitement for every type of racing fan.
Rattler Weekend Admissions:

Grandstand Admissions:

Reserved (All):
Friday: Adults - $20.00, Child (age 6-12) - $15.00, Child (5 & Under) - Free
Saturday: Adults - $30.00, Child (age 6-12) - $25.00, Child (5 & Under) - Free
Sunday: Adults - $30.00, Child (age 6-12) - $25.00, Child (5 & Under) - Free
Weekend Pass: Adults - $75.00, Child (age 6-12) - $60.00, Child (5 & Under) - Free

Pit Passes:

Adults / Child (Age 3-11):

Thursday: $25.00 / $15.00
Friday: $30.00 / $15.00
Saturday: $35.00 / $20.00
Sunday: $35.00 / $20.00
4-Day Weekend Pass: $100.00 / $55.00
3-Day Weekend Pass: $80.00 / $50.00
2-Day Pass: $60.00 / $40.00

The Rattler 250 weekend is not just about the race; it's a celebration of speed, skill, and the passionate community that surrounds motorsport. Whether you're cheering from the grandstands or soaking up the atmosphere in the pits, this event promises unforgettable moments for every attendee.

Can't-Miss Racing Action

The 48th Annual Rattler 250 event at South Alabama Speedway is shaping up to be a battleground for some of the most notable names in Super Late Model racing. With over 35 cars set to compete, anticipation is high for an intense showdown. Defending champion and SPEARS SRL National Super Late Model Tour Champion, Bubba Pollard, who has claimed victory in 2023 and 2012, is among the elite racers expected to vie for the top spot. However, Ty Majeski, a four-time winner (2022, 2021, 2020, 2017, 2016), is aiming for another triumph, potentially setting the stage for a thrilling clash. This year's Rattler will not only feature "The Baby Rattler" for Pro Late Models but also the much-anticipated "The Rattler 250" for Super Late Models, with a grand prize of $25,000 and a starting payout of $1,600 .

The weekend's agenda is packed with racing action, starting with local division races and leading up to the high-stakes Rattler 250. Each Super Late Model team will be limited to four sets of tires for the weekend, while Pro Late Model teams will have a maximum of three sets, ensuring a level playing field. The event also emphasizes safety and fair competition, with strict pre-tech inspections, mandatory spotters, and specific rules for tire use and car numbering. For those interested in witnessing this showdown among racing's finest, tickets are available at the gate. The event promises not only to be a highlight of the racing calendar but also a celebration of the skill and determination that define Super Late Model racing .

Live Broadcast for Racing Fans Worldwide

For enthusiasts unable to attend the exhilarating Rattler Weekend at South Alabama Speedway in person, there's no need to worry about missing out on any of the action. Thanks to a comprehensive live broadcast on RacingAmerica.TV, fans can immerse themselves in every thrilling moment as it unfolds. From the dynamic races that keep you on the edge of your seat to the triumphant victory celebrations that follow, the live coverage ensures that viewers have a front-row seat to all the excitement. Whether it's witnessing the fierce competition, the strategic maneuvers on the track, or the sheer joy of the winners, the broadcast brings the heart-pounding atmosphere of the event right to your screen . This innovative approach to coverage bridges the gap between the track and racing fans everywhere, making it possible to partake in one of the season's most anticipated motorsports events from the comfort of your own home.

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As the anticipation builds for the Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway, Five Star Bodies is thrilled to align itself with the racing enthusiasts and competitors gearing up for this thrilling event. Our commitment to providing high-quality racing products is unwavering, and we are here to ensure that every participant, whether on the track or supporting from the sidelines, has access to the best racing gear and equipment. This commitment underscores our dedication to enhancing your experience in every lap, turn, and victory.

This year, the Rattler 250 transcends the boundaries of a mere racing event; it embodies a grand festival of velocity, prowess, and the collective heart of the racing fraternity. As the countdown to the starting signal begins, we're all set to embrace a weekend brimming with electrifying races, robust competition, and moments that will be etched in our memories forever.

We invite you to join the fervor at South Alabama Speedway, where history is poised to be made. Whether you are a veteran racer, a fervent supporter, or new to the realm of Super Late Model racing, the Rattler 250 is poised to offer an experience like no other. And when the need arises to elevate your racing game, remember that Five Star Bodies is equipped with all that's needed to propel you to victory.

Let's unite in our passion for racing, the excitement of competition, and the thrill of speed at the Rattler 250. See you at the racetrack, ready to witness the spectacle that only this event can offer.


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