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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. Talladega has a history of being the wildcard in The Chase, with only four chasers in the last eight fall races finding victory lane. Add to that fact with the well known "Big One" wreck hanging over driver's heads, as well as high speed, 3-4 wide racing with bump drafting, it seems a foregone conclusion all the drivers will take the green flag with a good case of heartburn.Seven of this year’s 12 Chase qualifiers Clint Bowyer, Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and Jeff Gordon have a victory at the high banks in Alabama. Denny Hamlin, Ka...
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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...
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...
No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. says Sunday’s restrictor-plate race at Talladega Superspeedway could be the most pivotal race in the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Last week’s sixth-place finish at Dover moved Truex to eighth place, 42 points out of first, after three of 10 Chase races. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver and his 11 Chase competitors...
Sam Hornish Jr. started fourth in Sunday’s AAA 400 here at Dover International Speedway but had to settle with a 25th-place finish. Hornish had a solid top-10 run going until hitting pit road for his first pit stop of the day on Lap 65. Another potential impressive run by Hornish in the Shell-Pennzoil Dodge went by the wayside after that. “We just couldn’t catch a break...
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...
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. says Sunday’s restrictor-plate race at Talladega Superspeedway could be the most pivotal race in the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Last week’s sixth-place finish at Dover moved Truex to eighth place, 42 points out of first, after three of 10 Chase races. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver and his...
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...
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...