Originally posted on Shirts With Random Triangles  |  Last updated 10/15/13
Talladega Superspeedway. Photo via Wikipedia. With the announcement that Tennessee will square off against Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016, it's not surprising that someone would suggest that one of the South's other NASCAR Meccas, Talladega Superspeedway, might also be a nice place to hold college football game. naturally  Alabama or Auburn football come to mind as one of the participants. Or if you wish  to take that idea to its most logical conclusion, have Talladega host Iron Bowl there, where the Crimson Tide and Tigers could play in front of a ginormous crowd. Sadly, the one thing standing in the way is logistics, as ESPN's Dr. Jerry Punch points out. The main problem is that Talladega seats fewer people than Bristol, which Punch calls "the Rose Bowl of Racetracks." Also, Talladega's track is also a 2.66 mile tri-oval, as compared to Bristol's half-mile oval track. "The problem is Talladega doesn't seat 165,000," Punch said. "It'd be great to ...
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