Talladega: For NASCAR legend Mike Helton, this track will always be home

Mike Helton

Mike Helton, 66, is the vice chairman of NASCAR and former general manager of Talladega Superspeedway.

TALLADEGA — Mike Helton is flying into Talladega on a NASCAR plane and looks out the window as it circles over the massive speedway property before landing at the nearby airport.

“What did you see?” he is asked.