Alabama 500: Takeaways from Race Review Online

With the most feared race of the playoffs now behind us, Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway turned out to be nothing short of heart-wrenching.

From thrilling three- and even four-wide action for laps to a 16-car melee to three red flags totaling 35 1/2 minutes, this race had everything we needed. Plus, maybe a new king of restrictor plate racing.

Alabama 500 takeaways