Changes at Talladega Superspeedway?


By Ellis Eskew

It was an exciting win in Talladega over the weekend for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
But it didn't come with out issues on the track.

David Ragan sped his way into victory despite the 7 hours it took to finish the race.
The race was delayed 3 and half hours because of the rain.
Then the lack of light on the track contributed to a frightening crash.
But Chairman Grant Lynch says he was happy with the event.

"Overall, I was pretty pleased with the way things turned out. Our fans supported our efforts in trying to dry the track and understood why we were doing that. They came back in the evening and we had a good number. I felt good about that," said Lynch in a phone interview.

But as for lights on the speedway, Lynch says the infrastructure is not set up for it.
And the money isn't either.

 "Your TV money is all set and your ticket is what you sell. It'd be 15 million dollars to do it. It'd be some astronomical number," said Lynch.


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