How big is the Talladega race track?

TRACK SIZE 2.66 mile tri-oval course
TURNS 3-4 33° banking
TRI-OVAL 16.5° 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?

Winchester Speedway

“World’s Fastest 1/2 Mile”
Surface Asphalt
Length 0.500 mi (0.805 km)
Turns 4
Banking 37°

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.

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