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Bill Moss, Who Helped Bill France Sr. Build TSS, Passes Away at 81

William (Bill) W. Moss, whose engineering and construction company (Moss-Thornton Company) was instrumental in assisting William H.G. France in the creation of Talladega Superspeedway in 1969, passed away this past Saturday. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Canterbury Methodist Church in Birmingham, AL for the 81 year-old.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum

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.

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Talladega Superspeedway is recognizing educators and faculty members with its new “Teacher & Educator Appreciation” ticket program, awarding up to 30 percent off on various ticket options for the Sparks Energy 300 and GEICO 500, set for April 28-29. 

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“Teacher & Educator Appreciation” Ticket Offer Unveiled for Upcoming Doubleheader

Talladega Superspeedway is recognizing educators and faculty members with its new “Teacher & Educator Appreciation” ticket program, awarding up to 30 percent off on various ticket options for the Sparks Energy 300 and GEICO 500, set for April 28-29. 

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Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (right) was named the recipient of the 2018 Buddy Shuman Award during the National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Myers Brothers Awards at the Wynn Las Vegas on Nov. 28.

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Talladega Superspeedway’s Lynch Named Recipient of Coveted Buddy Shuman Award

Longtime Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (right) was named the recipient of the coveted Buddy Shuman Award Wednesday during the National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Myers Brothers Awards at the Encore Theater of the Wynn Las Vegas, part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion’s Week to celebrate Joey Logano’s 2018 title season.

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A Look Back In Talladega History

Whether it has been mixing it up with the boys in stockcar competition or setting speed records, female drivers have a long and storied history at Talladega Superspeedway.

Related Topics: History, A Look Back in Talladega History

From sweet home Alabama to the land Down Under halfway across the globe, fans will be coming from far and wide to witness some of the best drivers battle at 200 mph around Talladega Superspeedway during the venue’s doubleheader NASCAR Playoff this weekend, Oct. 12-14.

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Fans Make Talladega Superspeedway’s Fall Race Weekend a Worldwide Phenomenon

From Sweet Home Alabama to the land Down Under halfway across the globe, fans will be coming from far and wide to witness some of the best drivers battle at 200 mph around Talladega Superspeedway during the venue’s doubleheader NASCAR Playoff this weekend, Oct. 12-14.

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Laps For Life Treats Donors & Guest To Good Times At Talladega

The Laps for Life Blood & Marrow Drive at Talladega Superspeedway collected 232 units of blood and 55 bone marrow registrants on Thursday, bringing the three year total to over 550 units of blood collected and over 200 bone marrow donors registered.

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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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A Look Back In Talladega History: A Family Tradition

NASCAR racing has always been a family affair at Talladega Superspeedway, from the father and son combinations of the Bakers and Earnhardts to the sibling rivalries of the Allisons and Labontes.

Related Topics: History, A Look Back in Talladega History

Talladega Superspeedway is thrilled to announce that Joyride, a golf cart transportation service, will be offered to fans this weekend for the track’s anticipated tripleheader, April 27-29.

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New Convenient, Fan Golf Cart Transportation Begins at Talladega Superspeedway

Talladega Superspeedway is thrilled to announce that Joyride, a golf cart transportation service, will be offered to fans this weekend for the track’s anticipated tripleheader, April 27-29.

Related Topics: Talladega Superspeedway, 2018 GEICO 500, 2018 Sparks Energy 300, 2018 General Tire 200

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