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Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega

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Talladega Superspeedway, nicknamed “Dega”, and formerly named Alabama International Motor Speedway (AIMS), is a motorsports complex located north of Talladega, Alabama. It is located on the former Anniston Air Force Base in the small city of Lincoln. A tri-oval, the track was constructed in 1969 by the International Speedway Corporation, a business controlled by the France Family. As of 2021, the track hosts the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Talladega is the longest NASCAR oval, with a length of 2.66 miles (4.281 km), compared to the Daytona International Speedway, which is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) long. The total peak capacity of Talladega is around 175,000 spectators, with the main grandstand capacity being about 80,000.
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  • First trip to Dega. Make sure you have rental car reservations way before you plan on going. Almost no way to get to the track if you don't have a rental car. Went to the April 2021 race. Was all I...  more »
  • Talladega was a bucket list race for me. Actually, to be honest, I made it a goal as a little kid to someday get to every single track on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. So far I have been to New...  more »
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  • The track tour was not the best should be at least I place you can get out and take decent pictures the bus did not have enough windows. The museum was very nice plenty of cars
  • You want to experience speed? Do you want great southern atmosphere and hospitality? Are you ready to drink? This is the place for you. Bring your favorite cooler and beer but dont forget your sunscreen.

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