In 1987, during qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway, Bill Elliott set the Nascar record with a speed of 212.809.
Mark Martin, won at Talladega in May 1977 with a average speed of 188.354 MPH
Benny Parsons 220 mph.
Texas Motor Speedway, it has the highest average speed of all NASCAR tracks.
The fastest lap in Nascar was an average speed of 212.809. This record was set by Bill Elliott in a qualifying lap at Talladega Superspeedway in 1987. This was before restrictor plates were in use.
In 1987, Bill Elliott took the pole at Talladega with a speed of 212.809 mph!!
Each car is built differently, but my guess is about up to 300-400 miles per hour. The fastest Nascar speed on record, was the qualifying lap by Bill Elliott at the Talladega Superspeedway in May 1987. The speed was 212.809 mph.
Bill Elliot has the fastest speed record in NASCAR by driving at a speed of 212.8 mph at Talladega in 1987. The second fastest speed was by Elliot as well at 210 mph.
Yes, Scott Speed.
In 1987, during qualifying, Bill Elliott set the Nascar record with a speed of 212.809 at Talladega Superspeedway.