Talladega Superspeedway is a motorsports complex located in Talladega, Alabama, United States. It is located on an old abandoned airfield. It was constructed by International Speedway Corporation, a business controlled by the France Family, in the 1960's. Talladega is most known for its steep banking and the location of the start/finish line which is closer to turn one than at Daytona International Speedway. The track currently hosts the NASCAR series such as the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, and the Camping World Truck Series. Talladega Superspeedway is the longest NASCAR race track with a length of 2.66 miles (4.28 km), and the track also has a seating capacity of 175,000 spectators.
By nic @ 2005-04-20 20:41:17