NASCAR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Prosper's Buescher wants to keep all four wheels on the ground this week

Two restrictor-plate races remain on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Rookie racer Chris Buescher, of Prosper, could do without them.Buescher has been involved in horrific wrecks in both restrictor-plate races this season. On Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, he went for three barrel rolls in the No. 34 Ford of Front Row Motorsports after being caught up in a seven-car wreck.Buescher...
Via SportsDay
1 hour ago

NASCAR America: Austin Dillon records career-best Sprint Cup finish with third at Talladega

Austin Dillon recorded a career-best third-place finish Sunday at Talladega.
Via CSN Chicago
17 hours ago

NASCAR America: Trevor Bayne records second top-10 of season finishing 10th at Talladega

Things are starting to look up for Trevor Bayne, who earned his second top-10 of the season and second in his last three races.
Via CSN Chicago
18 hours ago

Landon Cassill on Kevin Harvick: He's 'fairly emotional' and 'pretty thin-skinned'

Landon Cassill is well aware that Kevin Harvick is a Sprint Cup champion and winner of 32 races in NASCAR's top series over his career.But Cassill, who has never won a Sprint Cup race and has only one top-10 finish in 197 career starts in the series, did not hold back when he was told that Harvick blamed him for triggering a seven-car crash coming to the checkered flag in last Sunday...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. lays favorite car ‘Amelia’ to rest following bang-ups at Talladega

Baseball players have their favorite baseball bats. Hockey players have their favorite sticks. Basketball players have their favorite shoes. NASCAR drivers have their favorite cars. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have to find a new favorite car, because he is putting his beloved “Amelia” to retirement. Earnhardt said on Tuesday he is sending his car, which he affectionately calls...
Via The Comeback
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt loses steering wheel, amazingly still steers car

Sunday’s Geico 500 race at Talladega Superspeedway was one that Dale Earnhardt Jr. would probably like to block out from memory. Earnhardt crashed twice and ended up with a last-place finish (40th). It started when his car spun out 50 laps into the race, which he was able to recover from. Then, shortly after he returned, Carl Edwards’ tire blew which caused him to spin into...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keselowski Wins War of Attrition at Talladega to Claim GEICO 500 Victory

©2016, Matthew T. ThackerNKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 May 1, 2016 With rain in the area threatening the GEICO 500, the already intense racing that normally happens at Talladega was cranked up ten-fold as drivers all wanted to be out front when the impending rainstorms set in around the 2.66 mile superspeedway. Though the rains never came during the 188...
Via Motor Racing Digest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joey Logano and Matt Kenseth Collide Again at Talladega - 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup

Matt Kenseth was angry post-race with Joey Logano for pushing him out of line late in the race at Talladega.
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Buescher Barrel Rolls in Big Wreck - Talladega - 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR: Austin Dillon gets put into the outside wall, starting a big wreck that sees Chris Buescher roll three times down the backstretch.
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Danica Patrick Hit on Pit Road - Talladega - 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR: Danica Patrick gets rear-ended and then spun sideways during the first sequence of pit stops at Talladega.
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sadler wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega after OT wreck

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Elliott Sadler was declared winner of the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway after a NASCAR review to determine who was out front when a caution froze the field in overtime. Sadler was chasing leader Joey Logano on the final lap when Logano tried to block Sadler's attempt at a pass for the victory. Logano went high for a block, then low...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: McMurray Paces First Talladega Cup Practice

Jamie McMurray knows how to get the job done at Talladega SuperSpeedway. The two time Talladega winner paced Friday’s opening practice for Sunday’s Geico 500. McMurray led the way with a fast lap of (47.943 seconds, 199.737 MPH). Daytona 500 pole sitter Chase Elliott was second followed by Kurt Busch, Danica Patrick, and Trevor Bayne rounded out the top five in the early practice...
Via On Pit Road
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards will have post-Richmond talk with Kyle Busch soon

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) A test session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has delayed the inevitable conversation between teammates Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. Edwards bumped Busch out of his way on the last lap at Richmond to score his second consecutive victory. Although Busch said nothing disparaging of his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, he didn't seem pleased with the move. Edwards...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kurt Busch Excited About Boss Returning to Racing

Kurt Busch, driver of the No.41 Monster Energy Ford, for Stewart Haas Racing, was excited to have his boss Tony Stewart back behind the wheel at Richmond International Raceway. “Well, it’s great to have our team owner and our lead driver back in the car,” Busch said. “To have an injury outside of racing it is always tough to go through, especially with (Tony) Stewart in a...
Via On Pit Road
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick makes like April O’Neil in TMNT-sponsored race

When Chicagoland Speedway hosts a Sprint Cup Series race later this year, expect there to be some turtle power. The Chicago race track will partner with Nickelodeon for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 and Danica Patrick will be getting in on the turtle love with a specially-designed car for the race. Unfortunately for fans of the Ninja Turtles, Patrick will not be driving...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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