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Apr 18
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Justin Allison Talks Family Legacy during Day Two of ARCA Racing Series Testing at Talladega Superspeedway

Justin Allison (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) TALLADEGA, AL – Preparations for the ARCA Racing Series’ International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega Superspeedway continued today at Talladega Superspeedway, with seven drivers hitting the track’s high banks one last time before the Saturday, May 3 event during the Aaron’s Dream Weekend. Tim Hessert, for the second consecutive day, led the pack with a lap at 181.987 mph. Justin Allison, grandson of original Alabama Gang member Donnie Allison, was out during the morning session and scored the second fastest lap at 181.257 mph. Donnie won at Talladega twice while his brother Bobby, also an original member of the Alabama Gang, captured four checkered flags at the 2.66-mile famed facility. Davey Allison, Bobby’s son and Justin’s Uncle, won ... FULL STORY »

Role of Crew Chief at Talladega Pivotal in Team’s Outcome

Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway New “Knockout” Qualifying and Chase Format Create New Challenges for Mammoth Track  TALLADEGA, AL -- With all the excitement around NASCAR’s competition changes for Talladega Superspeedway’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend, May 2-4, added pressure and a sense of urgency will now be felt ... FULL STORY »

New Freedom Trophy Awarded to Talladega Sprint Cup Series Winner; Begins New Military Tradition

Graphic rendering of Freedom Trophy to be presented to the winner of the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4. TALLADEGA, AL – Winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway -  NASCAR’s Most Competitive track - brings with it history, tradition, prestige and honor. Now, it has taken on a new meaning that has a special place in ... FULL STORY »

Randy Houser to Perform Saturday Night Infield Concert at Talladega Superspeedway during Aaron’s Dream Weekend

Randy Houser at Talladega Superspeedway TALLADEGA, AL – A big question from fans leading up to Talladega Superspeedway’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend (May 2-4) is, “Who is performing the Saturday Night Infield Concert?” NASCAR’s Most Competitive track is happy to announce today that it is none other than ... FULL STORY »

International Motorsports Hall of Fame to sponsor ARCA race at Talladega;

Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway ARCA open test coming April 16-17 in prep for May 3 race (TOLEDO, Ohio) - The International Motorsports Hall of Fame will be returning as title sponsor of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 200-mile race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday, ... FULL STORY »

Save Big with Advanced Price, Kids Tickets to Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway—On Sale Monday, Feb. 24

Talladega Superspeedway Tickets On-Sale Monday, February 24 TALLADEGA, AL – Race fans rejoice! On Monday, February 24, Advanced Price tickets go on sale to the May 2-4 Aaron’s Dream Weekend at NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track—Talladega Superspeedway. The Advanced Price tickets, which are available from February 24 to April 3, save fans ... FULL STORY »

Larger High-Definition Video Boards, Kids Free Initiative Highlight Fan Enhancements at Talladega Superspeedway

Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Fans Attending Aaron’s Dream Weekend, May 2-4, To Get “Must See View” In NASCAR TALLADEGA, AL – Watching 43 cars pack race three- and four-wide at 200 mph around NASCAR’s biggest and most competitive race track – Talladega Superspeedway – ... FULL STORY »



The cars of the ARCA Racing Series will take to the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 on Saturday, May 3 during the Aaron’s Dream Weekend.
Talladega ARCA Race Kicks Off A Super Saturday Quadruple Header During Aaron’s Dream Weekend
Posted 02.05.14
Also Features Newly Enhanced Sprint Cup Qualifying, Nationwide Race and Concert TALLADEGA, AL – If fans want a full day of fun, speed and the most competitive racing on the planet, then Talladega Superspeedway’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend (May 2-4) has it – a quadruple header like no other on Saturday, ...FULL STORY »
A view of vehicles on the track which are used with the NASCAR Air Titan drying machines which are prepared to be used to dry the track during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
NASCAR’s Air Titan™ Delivers At Talladega
Posted 05.08.13
NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide Races Defy Rain Thanks To Track-Drying Technology DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 8, 2013) – Last Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5 at Talladega Superspeedway, a strong spring storm deposited more than an inch of rain on the grounds around the largest venue in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver J.J. Yeley is involved in the "Big One" at Talladega - Photo Credit:Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Yeley Falls Victim to Late Race Crash at Talldega
Posted 05.07.13
Date: May 5, 2013 Event: Aaron's 499 (Race 10 of 36) Track: Talladega Superspeedway Started/Finished: 43rd/31st Point Standing: 32nd Talladega, AL (May 7, 2013) - Golden Corral returned to the hood of JJ Yeley's No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway providing another opportunity for kids to eat free with "JJ's ...FULL STORY »
2013 Dave Blaney - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Dave Blaney and the SANY America Team Bring Home a Top-20 at ‘Dega
Posted 05.07.13
Date: May 5, 2013 Event: Aaron's 499 (Race 10 of 36) Track: Talladega Superspeedway Started/Finished: 40th/16th Points Standing: 30th Talladega, AL (May 7, 2013) - Dave Blaney and the No. 7 SANY America team prepared to race the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway. Qualifying was rained out on Saturday morning, NASCAR set the field by Friday's ...FULL STORY »
Casey Mears, driver of the #13 GEICO Ford Fusion Ford, talks with Crew Chief Robert 'Bootie' Barker - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
After Running in the Top-Five, the ‘Big One’ Dashes Mears’ Hopes for Talladega
Posted 05.07.13
Talladega, AL (May 6, 2013) – After leading four times during the October 2012 race at Talladega Superspeedway, Casey Mears and his GEICO team arrived in Alabama eager to take to the 2.66-mile high-banked racetrack for practice.  Mears delivered, sitting as high as 5th in the weekend’s first practice session before qualifying ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row / Beautyrest Chevrolet, flips and falls on top of Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 Haas Automation Chevrolet, following an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Busch’s Strong Run Ends in Late Multicar Melee
Posted 05.05.13
TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 5, 2013) – While running in the top-five and contending for the win, Kurt Busch saw his day end in spectacular fashion when he got collected in a multicar wreck with six laps remaining in Sunday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. Busch, who had his ...FULL STORY »
David Ragan, driver of the #34 Farm Rich Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane with Miss Sprint Cup Jacklyn Roney and Rich Lamprey, director of sports marketing for Aaron's, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Last-lap Pass Gives David Ragan Upset Victory in Aaron’s 499
Posted 05.05.13
TALLADEGA, AL – Front Row Motorsports lived up to its name Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, as FRM driver David Ragan, driving for an underfunded team, won the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and teammate David Gilliland finished second. It marked another in a long line of upset winners at Talladega ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, leads Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row / Beautyrest Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Team Chevy Driver Jimmie Johnson Scores Top-Five Finish at Talladega and Extends Point Lead
Posted 05.05.13
TALLADEGA, Ala. - (May 5, 2013) – In a wild scramble to the checkered flag, Jimmie Johnson led the way for Team Chevy by powering his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS to a fifth-place finish in the rain-delayed Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.  It was Johnson’s fifth ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 05.05.13
Michael Waltrip (fourth) was the highest finishing Camry driver in Sunday's rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway. Camry drivers Martin Truex Jr. (seventh) and Matt Kenseth (eighth) also recorded top-10 finishes. Kenseth led a race-high 142 laps (of 192) at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Denny Hamlin started in ...FULL STORY »


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