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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

Members of the famed Alabama Gang and racing legends Donnie Allison (left) and Red Farmer (right) made a pit stop at Talladega Superspeedway on Wednesday and got a first-hand look of the progress of the new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel, which is the first development of the Transformation Infield Project.

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On Top Again – From Above, Allison, Farmer Get Look at Talladega’s New Oversized Tunnel

At various times over the years, racing legends Donnie Allison (left) and Red Farmer (right) of the original famed Alabama Gang were on top of the world at Talladega Superspeedway with victories and trips to Gatorade Victory Lane. Well, Wednesday, they found themselves on top again, but this time in a boom lift, getting a bird’s eye view of the precast tunnel arches that were put into place as the roofline for the all-new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel, the first development of the 2019 Transformation Infield Project.

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Darrell Waltrip, who began his storied NASCAR driving career at Talladega Superspeedway in 1972, joins track Chairman Grant Lynch to take a look inside the new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel construction Thursday. The first development of the track’s Transformation Infield Project presented by Graybar, the tunnel will be ready for the track’s tripleheader weekend, April 26-28.

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NASCAR Icon Waltrip Visits ‘Dega to Talk Track’s 50th Anniversary/Transformation

Darrell Waltrip (right), who began his storied NASCAR driving career at Talladega Superspeedway in 1972, joins track Chairman Grant Lynch to take a look inside the new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel construction Thursday. The first development of the track’s Transformation Infield Project presented by Graybar, the tunnel will be ready for the track’s tripleheader weekend, April 26-28.

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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.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, Alabama Gang

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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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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Recently retired Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (third from left) and new track President Brian Crichton (third from right) showcase Resolutions that were presented by the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) Authority to the track for 50 years of excellence for its support of local communities and the state, and to Lynch individually for his 26-plus years of dedicated service to the community. Pictured with the duo are (L to R) Alabama State Senator Del Marsh, BJCC board member Clyde Echols, two-time Talladega Superspeedway winner and Hueytown, AL native Donnie Allison and Dennis Lathem, Chairman of the BJCC board.

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Birmingham’s BJCC Pays Tribute to Nearby Talladega Superspeedway

Recently retired Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (third from left) and new track President Brian Crichton (third from right) showcase Resolutions that were presented by the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) Authority to the track for 50 years of excellence for its support of local communities and the state, and to Lynch individually for his 26-plus years of dedicated service to the community. Pictured with the duo are (L to R) Alabama State Senator Del Marsh, BJCC board member Clyde Echols, two-time Talladega Superspeedway winner and Hueytown, AL native Donnie Allison and Dennis Lathem, Chairman of the BJCC board.

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Dale Earnhardt started off the decade of the 1990s with a NASCAR premier Series sweep at Talladega Superspeedway, and tossed in a victory in the International Race of Champions (IROC). He came back nine years later and accomplished the same feat. In between, he was masterful as well at the 2.66-mile venue, claiming five more triumphs in various series. The greatest race track in the world celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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Vbroom Vbroom Vbroom! Dale Earnhardt Bookends the Nineties with TSS Sweeps

Dale Earnhardt started off the decade of the 1990s with a NASCAR premier Series sweep at Talladega Superspeedway, and tossed in a victory in the International Race of Champions (IROC). He came back nine years later and accomplished the same feat. In between, he was masterful as well at the 2.66-mile venue, claiming five more triumphs in various series. The greatest race track in the world celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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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?

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR Cup Series, 2018 GEICO 500

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