Found October 04, 2012 on Fan View Point:
What do you do to make sure you're around at the end?What would you do at Talladega? Would you drive around at the tail end of the lead lap, being ultra conservative, only to try and blast to the front at the end of the race? Would you slice and dice in the field all day, mixing it up with other drivers, in the hope of finding the right combination necessary to move to the front on the final laps? Would you attempt to dominate and run out front all day, hoping to stay in front of the "big one"? Some of the drivers tip their hand a bit this week, here's their thoughts.Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows a thing or two on winning at Talladega. Earnhardt's five wins at Talladega are the most for him at any track and rank him third all-time among drivers at the Alabama oval. “We've rode around and played it pretty conservative before. That hasn't really worked out. Last couple times we've been racing just as hard as we can race, and I think that's just about...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. racing for win at Talladega

Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows exactly what strategy he needs at Talladega Superspeedway. He needs to go for broke and get a win. His championship hopes fading, Earnhardt is among a handful of drivers who believe Sunday's race could be the one that lifts them back into title contention. There's some separation in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field, and three drivers...

This NASCAR Fan’s back has the most touching Dale Earnhardt tattoo you will see today

NASCAR fans are loyal to a fault, with Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s followers some of the most ardent fans of all.  But most of them would pale in comparison to this woman— known on Twitter as NASCAR Girl—who is literally covered in tattoos honoring Junior and his late father Dale Sr.  Most impressive is this touching back tattoo depicting the elder Earnhardt looking down the stairway...

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Race Preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car will have a different look this weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway as he debuts his No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew “Paint the 88″/National Guard Chevrolet, which was designed by David R., of Mountain City, Tenn. Between July 2 and Aug. 3 this year, fans had the opportunity to design Earnhardt’s car for this weekend’s race. Earnhardt chose David’s...

Talladega preview: legendary tailgates, wildcard racing

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s numberless Ford leads Sam Hornish Jr. (12), Juan Pablo Montoya (42) and Brian Vickers (15) during drafting practice in the2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup car test at Talladega Superspeedway.Week four of the The Chase sees race teams heading west on Interstate 20 to the biggest, baddest track, (and some of the biggest, baddest tailgating in NASCAR)  Talladega Superspeedway...

Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 from Talladega Final Practice Times

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. led the way with a lap of 48.462 seconds in the final practice for the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 from Talladega. Rounding out the top five was Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, and Marcos Ambrose. Only 32 of the 43 cars entered in the race took part in the final practice. Kasey Kahne and Brad Keselowski posted the slowest time among Chase drivers...

Team Chevy Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Race Preview

Chevrolet drivers have won 38 of 86 races at Talladega Superspeedway. Wins by active drivers are: Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, has six (6) victories at Talladega (’96,’00,’04,’05 & ’07 – TWICE), Dale Earnhardt Jr., No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, has gone to Victory Lane five (5) times at Talladega Superspeedway (’01,’02...
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