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Talladega Superspeedway to Host Limited Number of Fans for Rescheduled GEICO 500

NASCAR announced today a plan to gradually introduce the return of fans to its race events, which includes the GEICO 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, June 21. Talladega is set to host 5,000 frontstretch seating guests and a limited number of guests in 44 overnight camping spots outside the track. Chance to secure tickets/camping is open exclusively to 2020 TSS April patrons who live within 150 miles of the track in the State of Alabama. Read More

Dash 4 Cash 2020

For the third consecutive year, Talladega Superspeedway will be a part of the “Dash 4 Cash” initiative - a succession of races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series that pays a $100,000 bonus to the highest finishing eligible driver. The MoneyLion 300, set for a 4:30 p.m. CDT start, will be the fourth race in the five-event program. Read More

YellaWood 500 Entitlement Announcement

Beginning in 2020, Great Southern Wood Preserving, Incorporated’s banner brand – YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine – will be the title sponsor of the fall NASCAR Cup Series playoff race held at historic Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR’s biggest and most competitive track. Read More

Dates Announced for Rescheduled GEICO 500 Event Weekend

NASCAR is set to return to its Most Competitive venue – iconic Talladega Superspeedway – June 20-21 with a tripleheader weekend, featuring the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series, as well as the ARCA Menards Series. The June dates are a reschedule of the track’s April race weekend that was postponed due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. In accordance with the State of Alabama, CDC and public health agency standards and protocols, all three events will compete without fans in attendance. Read More

Gragson Virtual Call

Participants from Birmingham, Ala.’s The Exceptional Foundation, a nonprofit organization serving over 700 individuals with special needs annually, got a bit of a surprise on Wednesday, May 6 with the help from NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Noah Gragson and Talladega Superspeedway. Read More

NASCAR Revised Schedule for May

NASCAR is scheduled to make its return to racing on Sunday, May 17, at Darlington Raceway with a NASCAR Cup Series race that will serve as the first of seven races over an 11-day span at two different race tracks throughout May, the sanctioning body announced Thursday. Read More

GEICO 70 Recap

Alex Bowman, driver of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, wins the GEICO 70 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at virtual Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, April 26. (Photo credit: Justin Melillo) Read More


A host of drivers who have tasted sweet victory at Talladega Superspeedway, including six-time winners Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon, will be a part of the field in Sunday’s GEICO 70 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series virtual race. The event is scheduled to get the green flag at 1 p.m. ET / Noon CT and will be simulcast on FOX, FS1, and the FOX Sports app. Read More

Blood Drive

In an effort to help increase a healthy and reliable blood supply during these challenging times, the American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Talladega Superspeedway (3366 Speedway Blvd, Talladega, AL) this Wednesday, April 8. Appointments are required as there will be no walkups. Read More


As NASCAR recently announced the postponement of all race events through May 3, the GEICO 500 race weekend (April 24-26) at Talladega Superspeedway has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. Read More