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International Speedway Corporation announced today that Brian Crichton, Vice President, Marketing and Sales at Talladega Superspeedway, has been promoted to President of Talladega Superspeedway effective September 3rd.

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International Speedway Corporation Names Brian Crichton New President of TSS

International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) (“ISC”) announced today that Brian Crichton, Vice President, Marketing and Sales at Talladega Superspeedway, has been promoted to President of Talladega Superspeedway effective September 3rd. Crichton assumes his new role as Speedway Chairman Grant Lynch prepares for his previously announced November retirement with the completion of Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project Presented by Graybar.

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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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Jeffrey Earnhardt (far right) became the first NASCAR driver to make his way through Talladega Superspeedway’s new Oversized Vehicle Tunnel Tuesday via John Ray’s iconic Big Rig that is a tradition at the 2.66-mile venue during the National Anthem as a part of all pre-race activities. The tunnel, located on the north end of the track near Turn 3 which will open for fans during the track’s upcoming tripleheader weekend April 26-28, is the first development of the track’s Transformation Infield Project presented by Graybar, which will culminate this fall. Pictured with Earnhardt are (from left to right) Johnny Ray (Son of John Ray who owns the Big Rig), Landon Ash (Founder of the 1st Foundation and founder of Xtreme Concepts, the parent company of iK9), Roger Haynes (who has driven Ray’s Big Rig for many years as part of the track’s pre-race festivities), and Grant Lynch, Chairman of Talladega Superspeedway.

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TSS’s New Oversized Vehicle Tunnel Opens with Driver Earnhardt Cruising Through

Jeffrey Earnhardt (far right) became the first NASCAR driver to make his way through Talladega Superspeedway’s new Oversized Vehicle Tunnel Tuesday via John Ray’s iconic Big Rig that is a tradition at the 2.66-mile venue during the National Anthem as a part of all pre-race activities. The tunnel, located on the north end of the track near Turn 3 which will open for fans during the track’s upcoming tripleheader weekend April 26-28, is the first development of the track’s Transformation Infield Project presented by Graybar, which will culminate this fall. Pictured with Earnhardt are (from left to right) Johnny Ray (Son of John Ray who owns the Big Rig), Landon Ash (Founder of the 1st Foundation and founder of Xtreme Concepts, the parent company of iK9), Roger Haynes (who has driven Ray’s Big Rig for many years as part of the track’s pre-race festivities), and Grant Lynch, Chairman of Talladega Superspeedway.

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Talladega Superspeedway announced today that McDonald’s will serve as the presenting sponsor of the traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert (Oct. 12) featuring Alabama’s own Riley Green and Tyler Braden, part of the track’s upcoming NASCAR Playoffs weekend. McDonald’s will also sponsor the Big One LIVE Music on Friday evening with country artist and singer-songwriter, Tim Dugger.

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McDonald’s Partners with TSS for the Saturday Night Infield Concert on Oct. 12

Talladega Superspeedway announced today that McDonald’s will serve as the presenting sponsor of the traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert (Oct. 12) featuring Alabama’s own Riley Green and Tyler Braden, part of the track’s upcoming NASCAR Playoffs weekend. McDonald’s will also sponsor the Big One LIVE Music on Friday evening with country artist and singer-songwriter, Tim Dugger.

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Chase Elliott, who recently won the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, is ready for the construction to begin on the track’s new Gatorade Victory Lane, as part of the Talladega Garage Experience and the Transformation Infield Project presented by Graybar set to debut this October.

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Elliott Ready for an Even Better “Home” Talladega Experience Upon Return in October

After Chase Elliott recently captured his first Talladega Superspeedway Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory in the GEICO 500 (April 28), the second-generation driver from nearby Dawsonville, GA donned a construction hard hat and sledgehammer in Gatorade Victory Lane, signaling the beginning of demolition to part of the track’s infield to make way for the new, incredible Talladega Garage Experience, which will debut in October during the NASCAR Playoff doubleheader weekend.

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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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Construction on New Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel for Transformation – the Talladega Superspeedway Project – Begins in a Matter of Days

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Construction on New Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel for Transformation Begins in a Few Days

Talladega Superspeedway and its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), revealed today that the construction of the new Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel, an important component of the track’s new Transformation Infield Project – will begin in a matter of days during the week of Oct. 21. Sunday’s announcement took place during a press conference prior to the start of the 1000Bulbs.com 500, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race.

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Brad Keselowski Tries His Hand at "Camel Power" at the Birmingham Zoo

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Brad Keselowski, a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) winner at Talladega Superspeedway, isn’t used to a string of bad finishes at NASCAR’s Most Competitive track, which is what he has experienced in the last three spring races at the 2.66-mile venue. Tuesday, he said he was ready to get over the “hump” and put those dismal results behind him with a win in the May 1 GEICO 500. He proved it by trading in horsepower of a stock car for “Camel Power,” riding a long-neck, humped-back camel at the Birmingham Zoo.

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Stage Lengths Announced as Part of New 2017 Format Enhancement

Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR’s biggest and baddest venue with spectacular, unrivaled, heart-pounding three- and four-wide racing, announced today that the highly anticipated GEICO 500 on Sunday, May 7, will feature two 55-lap stages, followed by a 78-lap stage to the checkered flag as part of NASCAR’s 2017 format enhancement.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, 2017 GEICO 500, 2017 Sparks Energy 300

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A Look Back In TSS History - Speed Rules

Simply put, Talladega Superspeedway is now, and always has been the king of speed. From qualifying speeds by some of NASCAR's greatest legends, to world record attempts, Talladega's history is full of daring drivers and fast cars. Practice Speeds: Trucks - 1st , Final | ARCA

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