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From sweet home Alabama to the land Down Under halfway across the globe, fans will be coming from far and wide to witness some of the best drivers battle at 200 mph around Talladega Superspeedway during the venue’s doubleheader NASCAR Playoff this weekend, Oct. 12-14.

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Fans Make Talladega Superspeedway’s Fall Race Weekend a Worldwide Phenomenon

From Sweet Home Alabama to the land Down Under halfway across the globe, fans will be coming from far and wide to witness some of the best drivers battle at 200 mph around Talladega Superspeedway during the venue’s doubleheader NASCAR Playoff this weekend, Oct. 12-14.

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Lyn St. James made history at Talladega Superspeedway in 1988 by recording a speed of 212.577 mph, a record for a female driver on a closed-course.

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Three Decades Later, the Legend of Lyn St. James Lives On at Talladega Superspeedway

This NASCAR Playoff doubleheader weekend at Talladega Superspeedway marks 30 years since former IMSA GTP driver Lyn St. James earned a special place among drivers who have shattered records at the mammoth venue.

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to Serve as Grand Marshal for the Alabama 500

Governor Kay Ivey, the 54th Governor of Alabama and first female to hold the position since 1967, will say the most famous words in motorsports - “Drivers, Start Your Engines,” - prior to the Alabama 500 on Sunday, October 15.

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Alabama Icons Reunite, Cast a New Tradition with Big, Bold & Tough “Vulcan” Trophy

It takes nerves of steel to circle Talladega Superspeedway at nearly 200 mph. The driver who does that the fastest on the final lap of Sunday’s Hellmann’s 500 Sprint Cup Series race will be appropriately awarded with the new Vulcan Trophy, a miniature version of the famous cast-iron statue that overlooks nearby Birmingham.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, 2016 Alabama 500, Trophy

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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Car From Earnhardt's First Win At Talladega On Display

To celebrate the upcoming 25th Anniversary of Dale Earnhardt's historic first win, officials for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled today the famous car that started Earnhardt's winning ways at NASCAR's Most Competitive Track.

Related Topics: Dale Earnhardt Sr, Displays, International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum

Parker Kligerman literally made his mark at Talladega Superspeedway in 2012 when he planted the checkered flag in the infield grass after grabbing his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory. He did it again after he captured his second career Truck Series win at the iconic facility in last year’s Talladega 250. Will he be able to pull off another feat this weekend and continue the tradition?

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Kligerman Making His Mark on the Talladega Show

Parker Kligerman literally made his mark at Talladega Superspeedway in 2012 when he planted the checkered flag in the infield grass after grabbing his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory. He did it again after he captured his second career Truck Series win at the iconic facility in last year’s Talladega 250. Will he be able to pull off another feat this weekend and continue the tradition?

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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, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, 2018 GEICO 500

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International Motorsports Hall of Fame Class of 2009

The International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum (IMHOF) proudly announced the 2009 Hall of Fame Induction Class today at Talladega Superspeedway.

Related Topics: 2009 Induction Ceremony, IMHOF Induction, International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum

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Roush Fenway Racing Sweeps Top-3 Qualifying at Talladega

Qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday proved to as easy as one-two-three for Roush Fenway Racing.

Related Topics: 2008 Mountain Dew 250, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

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