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Talladega Race Center

Statistics, event schedule and race information for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

1000Bulbs.com 500

Driver Averages Driver Stats
Driver Ratings Laps Led Leaders
Past Race Winners Past Pole Winners
Entry List Schedule of Events

Track Length: 2.66 Miles (188 laps = 500 miles)
Race Length: 500 Miles
First Race: Sept. 14, 1969 – Talladega 500
Banking in Corners: 33 degrees
Banking on Frontstretch: 16.5 degrees
Banking on Backstretch: 2 degrees
Frontstretch: 4,300 feet
Backstretch: 4,000 feet

Stage Lengths: Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 55), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 110), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 188)

Qualifying Record: Bill Elliott, Ford, 212.809 mph (44.998 sec.); April 30, 1987
Race Record: Mark Martin, Ford, 188.354 mph (2:39:18); May 10, 1997

Starting Positions of Race Winners

Starting Pos. Races Won
1 14
2 20
3 7
4 8
5 5
6 4
7 3
8 1
9 5
10 3
11 3
12 2
13 4
14 1
15 2
16 3
17 1
18 2
19 1
20 1
22 2
24 1
27 1
34 3
36 1

Races won from Pole (14 of 97)

Driver Year
Donnie Allison 1971
David Pearson 1974
Buddy Baker 1975
Dave Marcis 1976
Cale Yarborough 1978, 1984
Bobby Allison 1981
Bill Elliott 1985, 1987
Bobby Labonte 1998
Dale Earnhardt 1990
Sterling Marlin 1995
Jeff Gordon 2007
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 2017

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