Talladega Superspeedway & NASCAR Green Program Plant 60 Trees In Tuscaloosa ParksPress Release
TALLADEGA, Ala. –Talladega Superspeedway, Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority and United Saints Recovery Project began planting the first of 60 trees which were donated as part of NASCAR’s Green initiative in Rosedale Park in Tuscaloosa today.
NASCAR’s Green program donates ten trees for each green flag that drops during a race. Six green flags were shown during the spring race at Talladega Superspeedway, hence the 60 trees. Tuscaloosa was selected in an effort to help the ongoing recovery from the tornado on April 27, 2011.
The trees were purchased at a cost of approximately $12,500 and include the following varieties: Green Mountain Maple-17, Legacy Maple-19, White Flowering Dogwood-7, Pin Oak-12 and Princeton American Elm-5.
The most competitive racing in NASCAR combined with a mix of southern hospitality returns to Talladega Superspeedway October 5-7, 2012 for the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Weekend. For tickets and information visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 1-877-Go2-DEGA.
Source: Talladega Superspeedway, Press Release
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