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A Look Back In TSS History - Surprise Winners

Talladega Superspeedway has seen its fair share of predictable race winners. But there have been several surprises along the way too.

Related Topics: Dick Brooks, History, A Look Back in Talladega History

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Chase Update: Hamlin Wins at Martinsville; Talladega Looms for Championship Contenders

One week after an old-school slugfest at the Chase’s shortest track, Martinsville Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series playoffs resume at Talladega Superspeedway, the biggest and fastest circuit in the 10-race slate. Talladega Superspeedway is the most unpredictable of the Chase races. No lead is safe coming into Sunday’s event. No lead is ever safe coming into Talladega.

Related Topics: Last Race to Make The Chase, Race For The Chase, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Brad Keselowski, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin, Denny Hamlin

Vulcan and Hammer & Anvil Trophies Revealed for Race Winners

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Vulcan Trophy Returns Along With New Hammer & Anvil

The winner of Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway will take home the incredible Vulcan Trophy, introduced last fall as the track’s depiction of the Roman god of fire and forge from the famous cast-iron statue that overlooks nearby Birmingham. And now, the Vulcan’s hammer & anvil that he used to make weapons and armor for all the gods as part of Ancient Roman myth, will be featured on a new trophy - the Hammer & Anvil Trophy - that will be awarded to the winner of both the General Tire 200 race Friday and Sparks Energy 300 Saturday.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway

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A Look Back In TSS History - 1971 A Good Year For "The Gang"

If there ever was such a thing as a home track advantage, Bobby and Donnie Allison of the famed Alabama Gang found it at Talladega Superspeedway in 1971.

Related Topics: History, A Look Back in Talladega History

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Tony Stewart's Love-Hate Relationship with Talladega

When Tony Stewart makes his way to Talladega Superspeedway for the Alabama 500, Oct. 23, it will mark the end of an era. It will be the final race around the 33-degree high banks for the driver retiring at season’s end who has definitely had a “love-hate” relationship with the mammoth venue.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, 2016 Alabama 500, Tony Stewart

Governor Kay Ivey Signs Proclamation for Dale Earnhardt Jr. Day in Alabama

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Governor Kay Ivey Declares Sunday, Oct 15 'Dale Earnhardt Jr. Day' in Alabama

With the Alabama 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway just days away, Governor Kay Ivey (R), has declared this Sunday, Oct. 15th as ‘Dale Earnhardt Jr. Day’ in the state of Alabama.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway

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NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton Looking Forward to Alabama Return

Mike Helton’s annual travel itinerary includes, among several other destinations, 36 stops at tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. As Vice Chairman of NASCAR, Helton has collected memories everywhere – from Auto Club Speedway to Watkins Glen International. Two weekends each season, however, are circled on his loaded calendar: The Spring and Fall Classics at Talladega Superspeedway.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, Mike Helton

Dale Jr. Appreci88ion Presentation

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Talladega Makes Sentimental Appreci88ion Presentation to Dale Jr.

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.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway

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Advance-Priced Tickets On-Sale for Action-Packed Weekend, May 5-7

The advanced pricing is good for the GEICO 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race on Sunday, May 7, as well as the Sparks Energy 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) event on Saturday, May 6. Six-time Talladega Superspeedway winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. is scheduled to make his return to NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track after missing last fall’s race weekend for medical reasons. Practice for both NASCAR races, as well as the start of the General Tire 200 ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards event, kicks off the weekend on Friday, May 5.

Related Topics: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, NASCAR XFINITY Series, Talladega Superspeedway, 2017 GEICO 500, 2017 General Tire 200, 2017 Sparks Energy 300

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