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Aaron's 499 Details
The Talladega race track is just one of those iconic sports venues that they just don't make very often, as it's grown in stature over the years and routinely draws fans by the tens of thousands for all of the biggest events of the year. Of course, it doesn't get any bigger than the Aaron's 499, as it's 499 laps of pure bliss as the top drivers around NASCAR come together for an unbelievable race that is sure to be the talk of Lincoln, Alabama leading up to the opening lap. When your favorite driver is whipping around the corner and gunning it down the straight-away, you'll be glad that you're not sitting at home wondering what the atmosphere of the big race is like.
This is one of the most popular sports in the world for a reason, and the famous track of Talladega is sure to be absolutely hopping with excitement as the best drivers in the world gun it for the finish line. Talladega is so famous that they even had to make a Hollywood movie starring Will Ferrell about it, and it doesn't get any better than the Aaron's 499. There has never been a better time to put down the remote and make sure that you see the action up close and personal as the Aaron's 499 heats up once again this May.
Aaron's 499 Drivers
You can count on seeing the best cars from Toyota, Chevy, Ford and more, giving you some of the highest octane cars you're going to find anywhere as the Aaron's 499 heats up to the next level and gives fans another thrill-ride that everyone will be buzzing about long after the final lap. As soon as you're there watching from the stands alongside your fellow fans, you'll understand loud and clear what all the heart-pounding excitement is about, as these are the best drivers that NASCAR has to offer. Guys like Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Mark Martin and more have all won multiple times and you never know when the next all-time great is going to burst onto the scene with a banner day that will have fans on their feet at Talladega.
Aaron's 499 History
With four overall wins, Jeff Gordon has been the man among men at this one, though other big-time winners include Dale Earnhardt, David Pearson and Buddy Baker, who have all won it three different times. Both Bobby and Davey Allison have also won this one three times as well, and you never know who the next great racer is going to be as the field all looks to gun it for the checkered flag. This is one of the most followed races in the year for a reason, and it definitely isn't because there is a lack of energy and passion coming from the stands as well the most talented drivers in the world rocking the race track.
Though it has gone by a variety of different names, including the Alabama 500, the Talladega 500 and more, the excitement remains just as palpable as ever now with the name Aaron's 499, the name it's adopted from 2002 on. If you're looking for a great race with a rich history and one of the best fields of drivers that you're going to find anywhere, you're definitely in the right spot, as the Aaron's 499 is the pride of Lincoln, Alabama for a reason as NASCAR fans pour into the stands each and every year to be right in the thick of the heart-pounding action.
Aaron's 499 Trivia
Did you know that Davey Allison won the event the next year after his father did?
NASCAR is a unique sport that often passes down talent from one generation to the next, but it really all came together in unbelievable form in the mid-1980s. After Bobby Allison won his third Aaron's 499 (then it was called the Winston 500), his son Davey took the checkered flag the next year, passing the torch on in exciting fashion in a way that had fans buzzing all over the stands. You never know what is going to happen at the Aaron's 499, which is why it remains one of the staples of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Aaron's 499 Spectator Experience
With a race loaded with players that how to put on a show, you'll see first-hand why NASCAR has become the cream of the crop around the racing world. With the best drivers you'll find anywhere and excitable fans that know a thing or two about showing up in droves to provide the perfect backdrop for a big event, there is nothing quite like the atmosphere of being there and seeing the race live, as this is a sport that truly comes to life when you get a chance to see it first-hand. With the best drivers in the world and thousands upon thousands of excitable fans, it doesn't get any better than this.
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