Skip to content


NASCAR at Talladega: Complete Broadcast Information and Preview

Talladega is the very definition of a “Super Speedway.” The track is a tri-oval that covers 2.66 miles, making it the biggest track on the NASCAR circuit. As for speed, well, with its long back stretch, cars hit the 200 mile-per-hour mark with relative ease, which makes “Dega,” as the drivers like to call the track, both the most exciting and the most dangerous track that NASCAR drivers run on each year. Case in point: the Talladega Superspeedway has the record for the fastest recorded time by a NASCAR stock car in a closed oval course—216.309 mph, set on June 9, 2004 by Rusty Wallace. Meanwhile, Bill Elliott still holds the official record at 212.809 mph, set in 1987, because the lap run by Wallace was no...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Motorsports
Article is property of

Posted in MotorSports.