|TRACK SIZE||2.66 mile tri-oval course|
|TURNS 3-4||33° banking|
|FRONTSTRETCH LENGTH||4,300 feet|
|ALABAMA GANG SUPERSTRETCH (BACKSTRETCH) LENGTH||4,000 feet|
Which track is bigger Daytona or Talladega?
Talladega is the longest NASCAR oval, with a length of 2.66 miles (4.281 km), compared to the Daytona International Speedway, which is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) long. The total peak capacity of Talladega is around 175,000 spectators, with the main grandstand capacity being about 80,000.
How many drivers have died at Talladega?
NASCAR Cup Series fatalities
|Driver||Date of accident||Event|
|Friday Hassler ( U.S. )||February 17, 1972||125-mile race|
|Larry Smith ( U.S. )||August 12, 1973||Talladega 500|
|Tiny Lund ( U.S. )||August 17, 1975||Talladega 500|
|Ricky Knotts ( U.S. )||February 14, 1980||125-mile race|
What is the fastest track in the world?
|“World’s Fastest 1/2 Mile”|
|Length||0.500 mi (0.805 km)|
Do NASCAR drivers listen to music?
NASCAR drivers do not listen to music while they’re driving in a race. Even though a race takes 3 hours, they are fully focused, listening to their crew through a radio in their helmet and the sounds of the car and other cars around them. When racing at 200 mph, music would be too distracting.
How much do NASCAR drivers make?
The salaries of Nascar Drivers in the US range from $21,364 to $577,997 , with a median salary of $103,858 . The middle 57% of Nascar Drivers makes between $103,862 and $260,376, with the top 86% making $577,997.