The YellaWood 500 approaches at top speed.

It’s time to kick the excitement into high gear. The NASCAR Cup Series playoff race is almost on at historic Talladega Superspeedway near our Alabama headquarters. All the YellaWood 500 fun will be here faster than you know it. Buckle up!

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Yellawood 500 at Talledega

The fun goes into overdrive when Yella meets 'Dega on the Midway! Join our big Backyard Bash booth on October 2nd and 3rd for all kinds of excitement to take it over the top. Because the only thing that rivals the race is the Backyard Bash to celebrate it!
Join us for:

Mustache the Band

Enjoy all your favorites with powerful performances from this 90's country party band

Live SEC Football Viewing Area

Double down on the race-day action with some gridiron action, too

Simulator Competition

Compete for the best time in our Yellawood 500 NASCAR simulator

Celebrity Appearances

Football Toss

Prizes and Giveaways

Cornhole

And So Much More!

Talladega Trivia

How well do you know ’Dega?

How far is 'Dega's start finish line from the Tri-Oval?

1,250 feet
1,500 feet
2,200 feet
850 feet

What was Talladega's original name?

Talladega International Superspeedway
North Alabama Raceway
Birmingham Superspeedway
Alabama International Motor Speedway

In what year did Talladega set the NASCAR lead change record of 75?

1999
1989
1984
1970

In what year were restrictor plates introduced at Talladega

1977
1988
1990
2001

How many times has Talladega been repaved?

1
4
6
10

What is the protagonist's name in the film Talladega Nights?

Billy Bobby
Donny Rickles
Ricky Bobby
Richard Robert

Talladega was constructed on:

A former airfield
A landfill
An oilfield
A soybean farm

What year was Talladega opened?

1969
1973
1955
1988

Talladega was originally opened to:

Be a faster track than Daytona
Be a longer track than Daytona
Be a wider track than Daytona
Be faster and longer than Daytona

Talladega’s turns are banked at what degree?

12°
22°
32.5°
45°

Who holds the record for the most wins at Talladega?

Dale Earnhardt
Kyle Busch
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Bill Elliott

How long is Talladega's backstretch?

2500 feet
3245 feet
4000 feet
4400 feet

Poll Positions

Give us your Talladega Takes

Who is the greatest superspeedway driver in history?

Cale Yarborough
Votes
Dale Earnhardt
Votes
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Votes
Jeff Gordon
Votes