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Officials from the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards have released the 2018 Bill France 4 Crown championship schedule, and it includes Talladega Superspeedway’s General Tire 200 on Friday, April 27.

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General Tire 200 Part of ARCA's 
"Bill France 4 Crown" Championship in 2018

Officials from the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards have released the 2018 Bill France 4 Crown championship schedule, and it includes Talladega Superspeedway’s General Tire 200 on Friday, April 27.

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Bill Moss, Who Helped Bill France Sr. Build TSS, Passes Away at 81

William (Bill) W. Moss, whose engineering and construction company (Moss-Thornton Company) was instrumental in assisting William H.G. France in the creation of Talladega Superspeedway in 1969, passed away this past Saturday. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Canterbury Methodist Church in Birmingham, AL for the 81 year-old.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum

This spirited group oversaw the official groundbreaking Tuesday of Talladega Superspeedway’s new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel which is the launch of the track’s Transformation Infield Project. They included Dell Hill (center), who was a part of the original track groundbreaking in May of 1968 (and is pictured in the black and white photo on the far right beside track founder Bill France Sr. from that day), and Lana Osborn (right), who was the first Miss Talladega 500 for the inaugural Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.66-mile venue in September of 1969. They were joined by Ellis H. Bennett (left), the Project Manager for Taylor Corporation from nearby Oxford, AL, which will spearhead the construction of the tunnel, Mike McWilliams (second from left), Owners Superintendent of International Speedway Corporation’s Design and Development team, and Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. The new tunnel will be completed in time for the track’s April 2019 motorsports tripleheader weekend, featuring the GEICO 500, allowing fans 24-hour accessibility to the venue.

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Breaking Ground - Construction Begins on Talladega’s New Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel

This spirited group oversaw the official groundbreaking Tuesday of Talladega Superspeedway’s new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel which is the launch of the track’s Transformation Infield Project. They included Dell Hill (center), who was a part of the original track groundbreaking in May of 1968 (and is pictured in the black and white photo on the far right next to track founder Bill France Sr. from that day), and Lana Osborn (right), who was the first Miss Talladega 500 for the inaugural Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.66-mile venue in September of 1969. They were joined by Ellis H. Bennett (left), the Project Manager for Taylor Corporation from nearby Oxford, AL, which will spearhead the construction of the tunnel, Mike McWilliams (second from left), Owners Superintendent of International Speedway Corporation’s Design and Development team, and Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. The new tunnel will be completed in time for the track’s April 2019 motorsports tripleheader weekend, featuring the GEICO 500, allowing fans 24-hour accessibility to the venue.

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In 1981, Senator Gerald Dial, Chairman of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, addressed a large crowd at groundbreaking ceremonies of the Hall of Fame, as dignitaries and members looked on. Dial will serve as the Honorary Starter for Sunday’s GEICO 500.

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Pre-Race Dignitaries Finalized for Talladega Superspeedway’s Motorsports Tripleheader

In 1981, Senator Gerald Dial, Chairman of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, addressed a large crowd at groundbreaking ceremonies of the Hall of Fame, as dignitaries and members looked on. Dial will serve as the Honorary Starter for Sunday’s GEICO 500.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, 2018 GEICO 500, 2018 Sparks Energy 300, 2018 General Tire 200

In July, Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (left) and International Speedway Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Joie Chitwood III (right) surrounded new logos for Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project and the track’s 50th Anniversary, both of which will be celebrated next year. Lynch, a staple at the venue since 1993, will retire in November of 2019, just weeks after the completion of Transformation.

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Talladega’s Grant Lynch set to Retire at Conclusion of Transformation in November 2019

Grant Lynch (left), the jubilant, likeable and community-minded head of Talladega Superspeedway for the past 25 years, will have his swan song with the track’s recently announced Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project in the fall of 2019.

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Talladega Superspeedway Rendering

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Talladega Transformation! New Superspeedway Infield Project Unveiled

NASCAR’s most competitive track - Talladega Superspeedway - along with its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), announced at a press conference today details of Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project. The approximate $50 million redevelopment endeavor is part of ISC’s long-term capital allocation plan and reinvestment into its major motorsports complexes. The project, highlighted by a one-of-a-kind Garage Fan Zone Experience, will feature “up-close” access, interactive attractions and enhanced amenities for fans, sponsors, teams and stakeholders in the iconic Talladega infield.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Named Honorary Member of Famed Alabama Gang; Iconic No. 2 Championship Car of Dale Sr. Driven Around Talladega Superspeedway in Day of Historic Proportion

NASCAR’s 13-time Most Popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., has always referred to Talladega Superspeedway as somewhat of a second home. And why not - he has won six times at the historic venue, only to follow his father, Dale Earnhardt Sr., who holds the track record of ten victories. Dale Jr. and the Earnhardt name also have an incredible connection with the original Alabama Gang – Bobby & Donnie Allison, and Red Farmer.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, 2016 Alabama 500, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Donnie Allison, Bobby Allison, Red Farmer

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