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Kids VIP

These youngsters enjoyed their Pit Box Tour with crew members from the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing (driver Austin Dillon) team prior to last fall’s 500. The Pit Box Tour is the newest addition to Talladega Superspeedway’s Kids VIP Experience presented by Children’s of Alabama. Read More

1980s Spring Winners

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. Read More

Suarez Event

UNITED UNDER THE ‘DEGA FLAG! NASCAR driver Daniel Suárez (third from left), who will be competing on the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway in a few weeks for the GEICO 500, visited the nearby Atlanta (GA) area and the Atlanta United Major League Soccer team Thursday. During the day, Suárez, who played soccer as a youngster, raced Big Wheels against some of the MLS champs, and also showcased his skill in a kicking contest aimed at the center of a Talladega Superspeedway tire attached to a goal. It was loads of fun as seen in this photo that features players’ (from left to right) Andrew Carleton, Julian Gressel, Suárez, Ezequiel Barco, Dion Pereira and Leandro González Pirez. Read More

1970s Spring Winners

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. Read More


Country music chart-topper Granger Smith is set to headline Talladega Superspeedway’s traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert on April 27, during the track’s spring tripleheader weekend. Read More

Premium Upgrades

From the covered Paddock Club, fans can feel like they’re in the middle of the action with a unique view behind pit road at Talladega Superspeedway, April 27-28. Read More

Earnhardt Event

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. Read More

First Responders

1st Foundation, a 100-percent volunteer organization that provides assistance to those arriving first on the scene in foreign and domestic conflicts, along with Xtreme Concepts, Inc., an Alabama company that is a worldwide leader in providing turnkey security solutions, training and technology integration to U.S. government, military and commercial clients on a global scale, have joined iconic Talladega Superspeedway during the track’s 50th anniversary with programming that will create a an incredible experience like never before for fans at the 2.66-mile venue in 2019. Read More

Bill France Sr

Bill France Sr. (right) enlisted the assistance of Bill Moss of the Moss-Thornton Construction Company of Birmingham, AL, to help build Alabama International Motor Speedway – today known as Talladega Superspeedway. Groundbreaking took place on May 23, 1968, with the first racing weekend on September 13-14, 1969. NASCAR’s biggest track celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Read More


Talladega Superspeedway’s official hotel reservation service – – has hotel deals fans will flip over when planning their trip for the historic track’s tripleheader motorsports weekend, April 26-28. Reserve your room today and book early for the best location options and pricing available! Read More