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DEGA DOESN’T DISAPPOINT

Last lap pass gives Elliott the YellaWood 500

Congratulations to Chase Elliott on his trip to victory lane at the YellaWood 500. After a season-high 57 lead changes by 17 different drivers, Elliott edged out Ryan Blaney by .046 seconds to earn his fifth win of the 2022 season. Will Elliott go back-to-back next YellaWood 500? Guess you’ll need to come back to ‘Dega next year to find out. 

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Introducing the 2022 YellaWood 500 promo car. This year's winning design was voted on by NASCAR fans everywhere.

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

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Who is the greatest superspeedway driver in history?

Cale Yarborough
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Dale Earnhardt
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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Jeff Gordon
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