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One fascinating statistic that truly shows how fierce the racing is at Talladega is the number of passes that occur through the field during a 500-mile event. It does not receive much attention, but it offers some extraordinary insights.

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Passing is the Name of the Game at TSS, NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track

Since September of 1969, Talladega Superspeedway has been the place for heart-stopping racing entertainment. With the draft keeping drivers tightly together at 200 mph, it is no surprise that the track has earned a name for itself as NASCAR’s Most Competitive track.

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Freedom Trophy: Brian Carney

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Former Navy SEAL Brian Carney to Present Freedom Trophy

Former Navy SEAL and HESCO BoneFrog Challenge founder Brian Carney will present the unique Freedom Trophy to the winner of the Alabama 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, Oct. 15. Carney completed seven combat deployments, posing for this photo in Afghanistan in the summer of 2012.

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Vulcan and Hammer & Anvil Trophies Revealed for Race Winners

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Vulcan Trophy Returns Along With New Hammer & Anvil

The winner of Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway will take home the incredible Vulcan Trophy, introduced last fall as the track’s depiction of the Roman god of fire and forge from the famous cast-iron statue that overlooks nearby Birmingham. And now, the Vulcan’s hammer & anvil that he used to make weapons and armor for all the gods as part of Ancient Roman myth, will be featured on a new trophy - the Hammer & Anvil Trophy - that will be awarded to the winner of both the General Tire 200 race Friday and Sparks Energy 300 Saturday.

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Talladega Superspeedway’s popular “Two for $88” Dale Jr. ticket package is back for the May 7 GEICO 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in celebration of Dale Earnhardt Jr’s triumphant return Sunday, Feb. 19 after qualifying second for next weekend’s season-opening Daytona 500.

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“Two for $88” Dale Jr. Package Returns for GEICO 500

Talladega Superspeedway’s popular “Two for $88” Dale Jr. ticket package is back for the May 7 GEICO 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in celebration of Dale Earnhardt Jr’s triumphant return Sunday, Feb. 19 after qualifying second for next weekend’s season-opening Daytona 500.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, 2017 GEICO 500, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

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Cars Have Officially Hit the Track in 2017, ARCA Testing

The anticipated 2017 motorsports season is just a few short weeks away, and drivers in the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards hit the track Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway to conduct open testing before the season opener at Daytona International Speedway Feb. 18. The ARCA Racing Series returns to Talladega for the General Tire 200, May 5.

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A Look Back In TSS History - Surprise Winners

Talladega Superspeedway has seen its fair share of predictable race winners. But there have been several surprises along the way too.

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Talladega Superspeedway Rendering

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Talladega Transformation! New Superspeedway Infield Project Unveiled

NASCAR’s most competitive track - Talladega Superspeedway - along with its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), announced at a press conference today details of Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project. The approximate $50 million redevelopment endeavor is part of ISC’s long-term capital allocation plan and reinvestment into its major motorsports complexes. The project, highlighted by a one-of-a-kind Garage Fan Zone Experience, will feature “up-close” access, interactive attractions and enhanced amenities for fans, sponsors, teams and stakeholders in the iconic Talladega infield.

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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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The Field for the 10-race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) Playoffs. The 16 drivers who will compete in the season-ending MENCS Playoffs include: (front left to right) Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon, Kurt Busch, Kyle Larson, Erik Jones, (back left to right) Aric Almirola, Joey Logano, Alex Bowman, Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin, Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr.

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MENCS Playoff Field Set; Talladega’s Unpredictable 1000Bulbs.com 500 on the Horizon

In Monday’s regular-season finale for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS), Brad Keselowski captured his second straight MENCS triumph after winning the Brickyard 400. The 16-driver field is now set for the MENCS Playoffs, which will include a visit to Talladega Superspeedway for the second race (of three) in the Round of 12 on Oct. 14 for the 1000Bulbs.com 500.

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