Get ready to fire up the grills because it’s almost time for a tasty battle with some of the best backyard chefs in the state of Alabama. The Alabama Wildlife Federation Wild Game Cook-Off returns Saturday, February 24!
Talladega Superspeedway’s Andy McWilliams (second from left) is presented with NASCAR’s Security Award Tuesday for outstanding performance during the 2017 NASCAR season. Making the presentation from NASCAR is Mike Lentz (Director, Security), Mike Helton (Vice Chairman) and Steve O’Donnell (Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer). Not pictured is Talladega Superspeedway’s Security Manager Alan Watson, who also won the award on behalf of the 2.66-mile venue.
Race fans will not only have the opportunity to watch a host of ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards drivers on the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway next Tuesday, Nov. 7, but to also mingle with the competitors and receive autographs.
Brad Keselowski captured the checkered flag with a last-lap pass in a wild Alabama 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Talladega Superspeedway to secure his spot in the Round of Eight of NASCAR’s Playoffs. The victory was Keselowski’s fifth Cup Series triumph at Talladega, which moves him into third on the all-time wins list at NASCAR’s Biggest and Baddest track.
Before Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes his final laps at the track he considers his "second home," the track surprised him Friday afternoon by presenting him – on permanent loan – with the No. 2 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by his father Dale Earnhardt Sr. to the 1980 NASCAR Championship title.
Thousands of race fans from all over the world are setting on the same destination this weekend –Talladega Superspeedway. Spectators from 21 countries, five continents, all 50 of the United States and the District of Columbia will be represented.