The GEICO 500 marks the 106th race hosted by Talladega Superspeedway in Cup Series history. The 2.66-mile oval located in Lincoln, Alabama is known as the largest oval on the NASCAR schedule. With 33 degrees of banking in the turns, 16.5 degrees of banking on the tri-oval, and 3 degrees on the backstretch, drivers have to work together in the draft to succeed. Hall of Fame driver, Dale Earnhardt, is known as one of the most successful drivers at this track with 10 wins, 23 top 5’s, and 27 top 10 finishes. The track first opened in 1969, the Cup Series held its inaugural race in 69′ and Richard Brickhouse won.
Talladega Superspeedway is 2.66 miles (4.28 km) long and a 500-mile race that requires 188 laps to complete.
Sunday, April 24th
The GEICO 500 will be at 3:00 PM ET.
The GEICO 500 start time is 3:00 p.m. ET Sunday, April 24. FOX will broadcast the race with radio coverage from MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
The GEICO 500 is a 500-mile-long NASCAR Cup Series motor race held at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama.
The GEICO 500 is 500 miles, equating to 804.67 kilometers.
The GEICO 500 was first run in 1970.
Hendrick Motorsports has the most wins at Talladega, with 14.
Dale Earnhardt holds the record for most driver victories, with 10.