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A Look Back In Talladega History - What's In A Name

The first proposed name for what is now known as Talladega Superspeedway was Alabama International Motorsports and Testing Facility at Talladega. While that name was shortened to Alabama International Motor Speedway and "Testing Facility" was removed from the title, tests have played a significant role in the track's storied history.

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A Look Back In Talladega History: Bill Elliott

If some things in life are certain, then from 1985 through 1987 it wasn't a question of who was going to win the pole at Talladega Superspeedway, it was simply a question of how fast Bill Elliott was going to go when he won it.

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A Look Back In Talladega History: Competition

Since the inaugural Talladega 500 in 1969, Talladega Superspeedway has thrilled fans with close finishes and exciting on track battles.

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A Look Back In Talladega History: An Exclusive Club

Mark Martin knows a thing or two about winning races at Talladega Superspeedway. As a multi-race/multi-series winner at the 2.66-mile tri-oval, he is in an elite group of drivers.

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A Look Back In Talladega History

By 1981, the only thing predictable about the Talladega 500 (now AMP Energy 500) at Talladega Superspeedway, was that the winner would be completely unpredictable.

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A Look Back In TSS History - 1971 A Good Year For "The Gang"

If there ever was such a thing as a home track advantage, Bobby and Donnie Allison of the famed Alabama Gang found it at Talladega Superspeedway in 1971.

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Taking A Look Back At 40

When the checkered flags falls on the October 5th AMP Energy 500, fans will have witnessed a significant milestone in the track's history…Talladega's 40th fall race.

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A Look Back In Talladega History: A Family Tradition

NASCAR racing has always been a family affair at Talladega Superspeedway, from the father and son combinations of the Bakers and Earnhardts to the sibling rivalries of the Allisons and Labontes.

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A Look Back In Talladega History: NASCAR Champs Have What It Takes

Over a span of 40 years and 79 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, NASCAR champions have won at Talladega Superspeedway 41 times.

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A Look Back In Talladega History: Open-wheel Drivers Take A Shot At Talladega

"Bobby Rahal and Rick Mears battle it out on the backstretch…" crackles the announcers voice over the loudspeakers, as thousands of fans rise to their feet. But this isn't the scene of the closing laps at Indianapolis, it's the 1986 IROC race at Talladega Superspeedway.

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