Talladega Superspeedway

Schedule and Stats for Talladega Superspeedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Lincoln, Alabama for a double header at Talladega Superspeedway. NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will race this weekend while the Truck Series is off. Talladega Superspeedway, formerly known as Alabama International Motor Speedway (AIMS), opened for racing in 1969. The track is 4.28 km (2.666 mile) long tri-oval. Surface is paved with four turns. Banking in turns; 33°, frontstretch; 16.5°, backstretch; 2°.  Track record, for NASCAR Series (no restrictor plate), is held by Bill Elliott with 212.809 mph (44.998 sec.) in April 30, 1987. Most wins by an active driver at Talladega Superspeedway is Brad Keselowski with 5 wins (35 races). The stands currently capacity are 78 000 seats.

Bonus facts. Most wins, all-time: Dale Earnhardt – 10. Oldest Pole Winner: Mark Martin, 52 years in 2011. 

Weekend Schedule for Talladega Superspeedway

Series: Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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Note: Times in CET and US EST

Friday, April 27

17.35-18.25 | 11:35 a.m.-12:25 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series first practice, FS1
18.35-19.25 | 12:35-1:25 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice, FS1
19.35-20.25 | 1:35-2:25 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, FS1
20.35-21.25 | 2:35-3:25 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, FS1

Saturday, April 28

17.00 | 11 a.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying, FS1
19.05 | 1:05 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying, FOX
21.00 | 3 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Sparks Energy 300 (113 laps, 300.58 miles), FOX

Sunday, April 29

20.00 | 2 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 (188 laps, 500.8 miles), FOX / VIASAT MOTOR LIVE 19.30 (Sweden)

Photo credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images (NASCAR Media.com)

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