Talladega Superspeedway has had its share of memorable moments. Remember Jimmie Johnson’s THISCLOSE 2011 win, when he beat the field by 0.002 seconds? How about when, prior to the 1986 Winston 500, a fan stole the Pontiac Trans Am pace car (they got it back)? How about one we didn’t know at the time — Dale Earnhardt’s Winston 500 win in October, 2000 would be his last of his Sprint Cup career.
So while Talladega is known for great moments, it’s also known for — the big one. There have been some memorable wrecks, and here’s one compilation of the top 5 crashes at the Alabama track.