The Worst NASCAR Race Ever: The 1969 Talladega 500

The first race ever at Talladega Super Speedway had more than its fair share of problems, most of which happened off the track. Held in mid-September in the midst of a full-blown tire war, a new driver's union starting up, and a track owner who wouldn't back down, the first Talladega 500 was the worst race in NASCAR history. And to top it all off, we don't even know for sure who won the darned thing.

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