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Justin Haley Emerges From Darkhorse to Victor in Chaotic Finish to Ag Pro 300 At TALLADEGA

With “Darkhorse” written above his door, Justin Haley drove his No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet through the field in some chaotic final laps of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race at NASCAR’s Most Competitive track on Saturday, to capture the checkered flag in the Ag-Pro 300 At TALLADEGA. Haley only led two of 113 laps, but they were the most important laps as he notched his third win of the Xfinity Series season. Read More

Canadian Raphael Lessard Records First Career Victory In Chevy Silverado 250 At Talladega

The intensity of playoff elimination racing was on full display Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway, as the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Chevy Silverado 250 at TALLADEGA whittled the playoff field from 10 drivers to eight. The happiest driver to leave the track, though, was one who was not among the playoff drivers. Raphael Lessard, a native of Quebec, Canada, was declared the winner after a multi-car wreck on the final lap of the race brought out a caution flag. Read More

Brendan Gaughan Makes His Final NASCAR Start in YellaWood 500 at Talladega

There has been a lot of talk this year about seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson and his retirement from full-time competition in NASCAR’s premier series this season. He will make his final start in Sunday’s YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Let the record show, however, he’s not the only one who will strap into the cockpit for the final time at the 2.66-mile venue. The other? The comical and talented Brendan Gaughan. Read More

GEICO 500 and YellaWood 500 Keep Traditional Dates at Talladega on 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Schedule

NASCAR today announced the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule that includes Talladega Superspeedway’s two traditional weekends - the GEICO 500 in April and the YellaWood 500 in October. The 52nd edition of the Talladega springtime classic, GEICO 500, is set for Sunday, April 25, and will be the premier series’ 10th points race of the year. While this year’s YellaWood 500 is just five days away, the 53rd YellaWood 500 will take place on Sunday, October 3, 2021, and will again be the second race in the Round of 12 of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Read More

Grandstand Capacity Reached for 2020 YellaWood 500 at Talladega

Talladega Superspeedway officials announced today that the socially-distanced grandstand and tower ticket capacity is sold out for Sunday’s YellaWood 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race. A very limited number of camping spaces remain available for purchase in the track’s famous infield for guests with self-contained RVs. Those interested in camping possibilities for the weekend are encouraged to act quickly by calling 1-877-Go2-DEGA. Read More