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Bill Elliott set NASCAR’s official qualifying speed record of 212. 809 mph in the spring of 1987 in what was the fasted field in NASCAR history. 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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1980s at Talladega: Speed & Memorable Finishes by Iconic Drivers

Bill Elliott set NASCAR’s official qualifying speed record of 212. 809 mph in the spring of 1987 in what was the fasted field in NASCAR history. 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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Bill Elliott set NASCAR’s official qualifying speed record of 212. 809 mph in the spring of 1987 in what was the fasted field in NASCAR history. 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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Elliott Headlines the 1980s at Talladega, Which Also Showcases Five First-Time Winners

Bill Elliott became NASCAR’s fastest man ever with his official qualifying speed of 212.809 mph, set in 1987 at Talladega Superspeedway. He would win six consecutive pole positions at the 2.66-mile venue as well as win two premier series races at the Tri-Oval. The greatest race track in the world celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.

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During Talladega Superspeedway’s October NASCAR Playoff weekend, Lyn St. James stood by her record-setting Ford Thunderbird that will now be housed in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame (located just outside Talladega Superspeedway’s Turn 4). She and the car 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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Lyn St. James’ Record-Setting Thunderbird Now on Display at the IMHOF

Families traveling during the holiday season now have a special treat just off I-20 in Alabama. The Ford Thunderbird that made history with a record speed of 212.577 mph around Talladega Superspeedway in 1988 with driver Lyn St. James behind the wheel, is now on display at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.

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After one of the most successful and monumental years in the history of iconic Talladega Superspeedway, the 2.66-mile venue is just three months away from hosting its first motorsports weekend in 2020 and will introduce the new Talladega Garage Experience to fans at its springtime tripleheader, April 24-26.

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TSS’s Monumental 2019 Sets Up Anticipated 2020 at the Greatest Race Track in the World

After one of the most successful and monumental years in the history of iconic Talladega Superspeedway, the 2.66-mile venue is just three months away from hosting its first motorsports weekend in 2020 and will introduce the new Talladega Garage Experience to fans at its springtime tripleheader, April 24-26.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. became the first driver in Talladega Superspeedway history to record four straight NASCAR premier series triumphs, from 2001-2003. The greatest race track in the world celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year.

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Unlikely Pair in a New Century: Earnhardt Jr., Gordon Dominate TSS in the 2000s

Dale Earnhardt Jr. became the first driver in Talladega Superspeedway history to record four straight NASCAR premier series triumphs, from 2001-2003. The greatest race track in the world celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. (Photo credit: ISC Images and Archives via Getty Images)

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NASCAR & International Motorsports Hall of Famer Richard Childress, who made his debut in NASCAR’s premier series at Talladega Superspeedway as a driver in the track’s first race in 1969, will lead the field to green in the Oct. 13 1000Bulbs.com 500 behind the wheel of the famous black Richard Childress Racing No. 3 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The famous car carried his friend and driver - the late, great Dale Earnhardt - to his incredible, famed win in 2000 at ’Dega where he came from 18th to first in only four laps to lead at the white flag, and eventually the checkered.

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Richard Childress - in Famous Black No. 3 - to Lead Field to Green at ’Dega

NASCAR & International Motorsports Hall of Famer Richard Childress, who made his debut in NASCAR’s premier series at Talladega Superspeedway as a driver in the track’s first race in 1969, will lead the field to green in the Oct. 13 1000Bulbs.com 500 behind the wheel of the famous black Richard Childress Racing No. 3 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The famous car carried his friend and driver - the late, great Dale Earnhardt - to his incredible, famed win in 2000 at ’Dega where he came from 18th to first in only four laps to lead at the white flag, and eventually the checkered.

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Zane Smith, driver of the No. 41 LaPaz Margarita Mix Toyota, posed in Gatorade Victory Lane with the General Tire 200 Hammer and Anvil Trophy after winning in what was a photo finish on Friday. The finish was declared the closest finish in ARCA Racing Series history.

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Zane Smith Wins General Tire 200 in Closest Finish in ARCA Racing Series History

The unpredictability of stock car racing at Talladega Superspeedway was on full display Friday night, with a sudden flurry of late-race incidents leading to two “overtimes” and an eventual photo-finish General Tire 200 victory by Zane Smith.

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Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, celebrates in Gatorade Victory Lane after grabbing his first Talladega Superspeedway win in this past spring’s GEICO 500 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

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Chase Elliott Eyes Season Sweep, NASCAR Playoffs Advancement at Talladega

Pardon the pun because this is actually no joke. Chase Elliott is “chasing” history, in the form of a NASCAR Hall of Fame father and all that entails.

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Auburn Head Football Coach Gus Malzahn (left) and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Erik Jones exchanged helmets Thursday during Jones’ visit to the University on behalf of Talladega Superspeedway. Jones, the 2017 premier series Rookie of the Year who drives for Joe Gibbs Racing, will be seeking his first Talladega victory in the April 29 GEICO 500.

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Jones Was “Rollin’” at Auburn; Will Be Ready to “Roll” into Gatorade Victory Lane

Rollin’ with NASCAR driver Erik Jones took on a new meaning Thursday at Auburn University, and it could define his actions when he comes back to the state of Alabama for the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, April 29.

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