Talladega Superspeedway

Nickname

The Biggest & The Fastest / Dega

Location

Talladega, Alabama

Length

2.66-mile (4.28 km)

Type

Tri-Oval Superspeedway

Seating

80,000

Opened

1969

Series

Monster, Xfinity, Gander

Bio

Talladega Superspeedway, 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. The track currently hosts the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Talladega is the longest NASCAR oval with a length of 2.66-mile-long (4.281 km) like the Daytona International Speedway, which is 2.5-mile-long (4.0 km). The peak capacity of Talladega is at around 175,000 spectators, failed verification] with the main grandstand capacity currently being at about 80,000.

Close Menu

race weekend supply

Newsletter

Welcome, race fans!