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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

Bill Elliott set NASCAR’s official qualifying speed record of 212. 809 mph in the spring of 1987 in what was the fasted field in NASCAR history. The tradition continues with the GEICO 500 on Sunday, April 28 as NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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Elliott Headlines the 1980s at Talladega, Which Also Showcases Five First-Time Winners

Bill Elliott became NASCAR’s fastest man ever with his official qualifying speed of 212.809 mph, set in 1987 at Talladega Superspeedway. He would win six consecutive pole positions at the 2.66-mile venue as well as win two premier series races at the Tri-Oval. The greatest race track in the world celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.

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Bill Elliott set NASCAR’s official qualifying speed record of 212. 809 mph in the spring of 1987 in what was the fasted field in NASCAR history. The tradition continues with the GEICO 500 on Sunday, April 28 as NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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1980s at Talladega: Speed & Memorable Finishes by Iconic Drivers

Bill Elliott set NASCAR’s official qualifying speed record of 212. 809 mph in the spring of 1987 in what was the fasted field in NASCAR history. The tradition continues with the GEICO 500 on Sunday, April 28 as NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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Bill Elliott’s 1985 Ford Thunderbird that recorded the greatest comeback in NASCAR history when he made up nearly two laps (more than five miles) under green flag conditions at Talladega Superspeedway is just one of many iconic race cars at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, adjacent to the 2.66-mile venue. Fans are urged to stop by for a visit while in town for Talladega’s tripleheader this weekend.

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International Motorsports Hall of Fame Outside Talladega Superspeedway a Must Visit

Bill Elliott’s 1985 Ford Thunderbird that recorded the greatest comeback in NASCAR history when he made up nearly two laps (more than five miles) under green flag conditions at Talladega Superspeedway is just one of many iconic race cars at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, adjacent to the 2.66-mile venue. Fans are urged to stop by for a visit while in town for Talladega’s tripleheader this weekend.

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Earlier this week, Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (left) and four-time Talladega winner and leader of the famed “Alabama Gang” Bobby Allison kicked off Phase II of Transformation –The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project presented by Graybar by ripping up some of the checkered concrete floor of Gatorade Victory Lane.

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Bye Bye Winner’s Circle! Bobby Allison Starts Demolition of 'Dega's Gatorade Victory Lane

Earlier this week, Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (left) and four-time Talladega winner and leader of the famed “Alabama Gang” Bobby Allison kicked off Phase II of Transformation –The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project presented by Graybar by ripping up some of the checkered concrete floor of Gatorade Victory Lane.

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Lana Osborn (blond), who was the first Miss Talladega 500 and was a part of Richard Brickhouse’s 1969 celebration, will be back at Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday – 50 Years Later - to greet the winner of the 1000Bulbs.com 500 as part of the track’s 50th anniversary.

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1969 Miss Talladega 500 & Vintage Winged Cars Back for TSS's 50th Anniversary

Lana Osborn (blond), who was the first Miss Talladega 500 and was a part of Richard Brickhouse’s 1969 celebration, will be back at Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday – 50 years later - to greet the winner of the 1000Bulbs.com 500 as part of the track’s 50th anniversary.

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Phil Parsons is among 11 drivers who captured their first career victory in NASCAR’s premier series at Talladega Superspeedway. Here, Parsons is all smiles after his first – and only – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in May of 1988 at the 2.66-mile venue.

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Many Drivers Have Claimed Their First Win in NASCAR’s Premier Series at Talladega

When Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. drove his No. 17 Ford for Roush Fenway Racing to Talladega Superspeedway’s Gatorade Victory Lane in last spring’s GEICO 500, he added his name alongside 10 other drivers to the list of those who have tasted their first career victory at the 2.66-mile venue. Could there be a lucky number 12 in this year’s GEICO 500 on Sunday, April 29?

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Alabama Gang Members Donnie Allison, Red Farmer and Bobby Allison pose by the historic No. 94 1938 Ford, which was on display Thursday at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival (Montgomery) at the World Premiere of White Lightning, presented by Talladega Superspeedway.

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The Alabama Gang Gets Theatrical

The world premiere of White Lightning, Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder’s play about racing, moonshine and revenuers, received rave reviews from three of the greatest stock car legends in the history of motorsports (the original Alabama Gang members Bobby and Donnie Allison, and Red Farmer) Thursday evening at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

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Buddy Baker kicked off the 1970s by becoming the first driver to eclipse the 200 mph barrier on a closed course in March 1970 at Alabama International Motor Speedway (today known as Talladega Superspeedway). He would later win three straight races during the decade. NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.

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Palace of Speed - Talladega Superspeedway Delivers in the 1970s

Buddy Baker kicked off the 1970s by becoming the first driver to eclipse the 200 mph barrier on a closed course in March 1970 at Alabama International Motor Speedway (today known as Talladega Superspeedway). He would later win three straight races during the decade. NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.

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Between David Pearson (No. 21) and Buddy Baker (No. 15), the duo won five of Talladega Superspeedway’s 10 springtime events in the 1970s with Pearson going to Gatorade Victory Lane a record three straight times (1972-74). The tradition continues with the GEICO 500 on Sunday, April 28 as NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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1970s – Springtime Winners Featured a Relative Newcomer, List of Future NASCAR Greats

Between David Pearson (No. 21) and Buddy Baker (No. 15), the duo won five of Talladega Superspeedway’s 10 springtime events in the 1970s with Pearson going to Gatorade Victory Lane a record three straight times (1972-74). The tradition continues with the GEICO 500 on Sunday, April 28 as NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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