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Phil Parsons is among 11 drivers who captured their first career victory in NASCAR’s premier series at Talladega Superspeedway. Here, Parsons is all smiles after his first – and only – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in May of 1988 at the 2.66-mile venue.

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Many Drivers Have Claimed Their First Win in NASCAR’s Premier Series at Talladega

When Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. drove his No. 17 Ford for Roush Fenway Racing to Talladega Superspeedway’s Gatorade Victory Lane in last spring’s GEICO 500, he added his name alongside 10 other drivers to the list of those who have tasted their first career victory at the 2.66-mile venue. Could there be a lucky number 12 in this year’s GEICO 500 on Sunday, April 29?

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, 2018 GEICO 500

General Tire Extends Partnership with Talladega Superspeedway for the General Tire 200

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General Tire Extends Partnership with TSS for the General Tire 200

Talladega Superspeedway is excited to announce that General Tire, which for over 100 years has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires, has extended its entitlement sponsorship of the General Tire 200 ARCA Racing Series event (April 26) as part of a multi-year partnership.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway

One fascinating statistic that truly shows how fierce the racing is at Talladega is the number of passes that occur through the field during a 500-mile event. It does not receive much attention, but it offers some extraordinary insights.

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Passing is the Name of the Game at TSS, NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track

Since September of 1969, Talladega Superspeedway has been the place for heart-stopping racing entertainment. With the draft keeping drivers tightly together at 200 mph, it is no surprise that the track has earned a name for itself as NASCAR’s Most Competitive track.

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Freedom Trophy: Brian Carney

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Former Navy SEAL Brian Carney to Present Freedom Trophy

Former Navy SEAL and HESCO BoneFrog Challenge founder Brian Carney will present the unique Freedom Trophy to the winner of the Alabama 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, Oct. 15. Carney completed seven combat deployments, posing for this photo in Afghanistan in the summer of 2012.

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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

Talladega Superspeedway’s popular “Two for $88” Dale Jr. ticket package is back for the May 7 GEICO 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in celebration of Dale Earnhardt Jr’s triumphant return Sunday, Feb. 19 after qualifying second for next weekend’s season-opening Daytona 500.

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“Two for $88” Dale Jr. Package Returns for GEICO 500

Talladega Superspeedway’s popular “Two for $88” Dale Jr. ticket package is back for the May 7 GEICO 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in celebration of Dale Earnhardt Jr’s triumphant return Sunday, Feb. 19 after qualifying second for next weekend’s season-opening Daytona 500.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, 2017 GEICO 500, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

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Cars Have Officially Hit the Track in 2017, ARCA Testing

The anticipated 2017 motorsports season is just a few short weeks away, and drivers in the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards hit the track Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway to conduct open testing before the season opener at Daytona International Speedway Feb. 18. The ARCA Racing Series returns to Talladega for the General Tire 200, May 5.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, ARCA Racing Series, 2017 General Tire 200

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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

Talladega Superspeedway Rendering

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Talladega Transformation! New Superspeedway Infield Project Unveiled

NASCAR’s most competitive track - Talladega Superspeedway - along with its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), announced at a press conference today details of Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project. The approximate $50 million redevelopment endeavor is part of ISC’s long-term capital allocation plan and reinvestment into its major motorsports complexes. The project, highlighted by a one-of-a-kind Garage Fan Zone Experience, will feature “up-close” access, interactive attractions and enhanced amenities for fans, sponsors, teams and stakeholders in the iconic Talladega infield.

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This spirited group oversaw the official groundbreaking Tuesday of Talladega Superspeedway’s new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel which is the launch of the track’s Transformation Infield Project. They included Dell Hill (center), who was a part of the original track groundbreaking in May of 1968 (and is pictured in the black and white photo on the far right beside track founder Bill France Sr. from that day), and Lana Osborn (right), who was the first Miss Talladega 500 for the inaugural Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.66-mile venue in September of 1969. They were joined by Ellis H. Bennett (left), the Project Manager for Taylor Corporation from nearby Oxford, AL, which will spearhead the construction of the tunnel, Mike McWilliams (second from left), Owners Superintendent of International Speedway Corporation’s Design and Development team, and Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. The new tunnel will be completed in time for the track’s April 2019 motorsports tripleheader weekend, featuring the GEICO 500, allowing fans 24-hour accessibility to the venue.

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Breaking Ground - Construction Begins on Talladega’s New Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel

This spirited group oversaw the official groundbreaking Tuesday of Talladega Superspeedway’s new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel which is the launch of the track’s Transformation Infield Project. They included Dell Hill (center), who was a part of the original track groundbreaking in May of 1968 (and is pictured in the black and white photo on the far right next to track founder Bill France Sr. from that day), and Lana Osborn (right), who was the first Miss Talladega 500 for the inaugural Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.66-mile venue in September of 1969. They were joined by Ellis H. Bennett (left), the Project Manager for Taylor Corporation from nearby Oxford, AL, which will spearhead the construction of the tunnel, Mike McWilliams (second from left), Owners Superintendent of International Speedway Corporation’s Design and Development team, and Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. The new tunnel will be completed in time for the track’s April 2019 motorsports tripleheader weekend, featuring the GEICO 500, allowing fans 24-hour accessibility to the venue.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway

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