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Sam Hornish Earns First Top- 10 of Season for Richard Petty Motorsports at Talladega

Richard Petty Motorspots (RPM) proved once again that they are one of the best teams at restrictor-plate tracks.  With fast cars, horsepower and intelligent drivers, RPM has earned 13 Top-10 finishes at both Daytona and Talladega. During Sunday's 500-mile event at the Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Sam Hornish Jr. collected another Top-10 for RPM and showed he had a car to win...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
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Why did no one pull out to pass Dale Jr. in final laps at Talladega?

Sunday's Talladega race was very interesting to me. There were numerous occasions at the beginning, a third of the way through it, halfway through it and three-quarters of the way through it where it was three-wide eight rows deep. I think it was pretty evident all weekend long that if you were going to win that race, you needed to figure out how to beat one of those Hendrick Motorsports...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

RCR Team Post-Race Report – Talladega

  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 Talladega Superspeedway May 3, 2015 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates Paul Menard, Ryan Newman and Austin Dillon finished third, seventh and 35th, respectively, in the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Menard ranks 11th in the Sprint Cup Series championship point standings, trailing current leader Kevin Harvick by 114...
Via Motor Racing Digest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick Post-Race Report – Talladega

Danica Patrick Ends Up 21st at Talladega GoDaddy Driver Overcomes Obstacles To Finish Race  Date:                           May 3, 2015 Event:                         Geico 500 (Round 10 of 36) Series:                         NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location:                   ...
Via Motor Racing Digest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Suárez Post-Race Report – Talladega

On-Track Incident Hurts Suárez’s Chances At Talladega Rookie Leads Laps, Gains Spot In Championship Standings After Winn Dixie 300   Box Score Info: RACE:  NASCAR XFNITY Series – Winn Dixie 300 TRACK:  Talladega Superspeedway DRIVER:  Daniel Suárez CAR:  No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 6th FINISH: 31st LAPS:  101/113 POINTS POSITION: 9th (76 points out of 1st) Post...
Via Motor Racing Digest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Post-Race Report – Talladega

Truex Jr. Moves to 2nd in Driver Points After 5th Place Talladega Finish    TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 3, 2015) — It was a performance of being steady and savvy for Martin Truex Jr., who nailed a fifth-place finish in Sunday’s Geico 500 at the harrowing Talladega Superspeedway.    The result moved Truex into second place in the Sprint Cup driver point standings. The Furniture...
Via Motor Racing Digest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes Twitter request from Jimmie Johnson

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson finished 1-2 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. Early Monday morning, the Hendrick Motorsports teammates were still working together ... this time on Twitter. Both drivers made it a late night, but were still in a partying mood.  In regard to that 1-2 finish, some fans were wondering why Johnson didn't go for the pass.  And as for what some...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mistakes keep costing Jeff Gordon chances to reach Victory Lane

Jeff Gordon's final full-time season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is not exactly going as planned. While the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet has been a contender nearly each weekend, wrecks and mistakes on pit road have cost the four-time champion a shot at Victory Lane. Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway was no different. Gordon started from the pole and led six times...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jr. Nation celebration: Earnhardt fans share reaction videos

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the checkered flag at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. You know what that means? Junior Nation fan reaction videos! So just how did Junior's loyal followers - both young and old - react to his sixth career win (and first win of 2015) at NASCAR's biggest track? Take a look at some of our favorites.  Have your own celebration video? Send us a link!
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Enfinger’s Speed Continued at Talladega Superspeedway

Grant Enfinger, driver of the No. 23 Beasley Allen Lawyers/ Alamo Rent-a-car Chevrolet earned a 28th-place result after a wreck in the late stages of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Enfinger remained a top contender for the majority of the race, battling inside the top five for the most of the event. The Fairhope A.L., native was...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sauter "Wishful" for victory in Kansas

There have been 14 different winners in 14 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS. Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 98 Nextant Aerospace/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, is fortunate enough to be one of those drivers. In what proved to be a "spin-to-win" perfect tandem with Ron Hornaday, Jr., Sauter was able to bring home his second career...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's Jeff Gordon to take lead for Indianapolis 500: IndyCar Rewind

Jeff Gordon to set the pace for 2015 Indianapolis 500; Team Penske has a strong practice debut hinting at much more speed to come.
Via The Plain Dealer
4 hours ago

Crafton ready to re-write the history books once again at Kansas

Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Slim Jim®/Menards Toyota Tundra, re-wrote the NASCAR history books in 2014 when he became the first back-to-back NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion. Now, the ThorSport Racing driver, who is once again atop the point standings entering the fourth race on the 2015 schedule, looks to re-write history once again in Friday night's Toyota...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Last Lap Accident Forces Stenhouse Jr. to Settle for a 26th-Place Finish at Talladega

Despite being involved in a 15 car accident on lap 47, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was scored in the 13th position when the white flag was displayed but a last lap wreck forced Stenhouse into the outside wall causing the two-time XFINITY champion to settle for a 26th- place finish in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. “I really thought we were going to get a decent finish...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Biffle Collected In “Big One” at Talladega Superspeedway

Greg Biffle was one of 15 competitors collected in the “big one” at Talladega Superspeedway just 47 laps into the 188-lap race.  Biffle had worked his way up inside the top 15 after adjustments for a loose handling Ortho Ford before being collected in the accident.  After lengthy repairs in the garage, Biffle returned to the track to gain back a few positions and cross the...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Benny Gordon Finishes 13th at Talladega

Benny Gordon, driver of the #17 VSI – SRWR Toyota Camry, earned a 13th place finish this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway with new race team, Performance Energy Group. The Winn Dixie 300 marked the first time Gordon has started in the NASCAR XFINITY Series during the 2015 season.   Performance Energy Group and Benny Gordon focused on single car runs during the practice session...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Winners and Losers – Talladega Edition

Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/HHP Posted by: Dave Thompson, follow @phillyfan17 May 4, 2015 Winners Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Earnhardt Jr. started off fourth and stayed up in the front pack for nearly the entire race en route to his first victory of 2015. In the last few laps, he had debris stuck on his grille, which caused the engine temperatures to rise and gauges flashing...
Via Motor Racing Digest
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick credits his pit crew for saving his day at 'Dega

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick was able to score an eighth-place finish in Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, but it certainly was not without adversity and he said could not have happened without the help of his pit crew. Starting 24th, Harvick was able to race to the lead by Lap 20, his only lap led on the day. Running mid-pack on Lap 48,...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. emotional after win at Talladega

  Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated his sixth victory at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday after he beat Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 by 0.159-second. Paul Menard was third, Ryan Blaney fourth and Martin Truex Jr. fifth. Earnhardt led for 67 of the 188 laps then let out all of his emotions on Victory...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Kansas City, Kansas this week for the SpoungeBob SquarePants 400. Kansas Speedway is a very fast track. Just when the surface was starting to get worn out, providing some exciting racing, NASCAR decided to repave and reconfigure the track with progressive banking. The speeds are lightning fast, but there is only one groove in the track...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jones Leads Menards’ Two-Team Effort with Top-5 Finish in Talladega Debut; Teammate Frank Kimmel Salvages Top-15

Driving in his first restrictor plate race, Brandon Jones finished fourth in Friday’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at the famed 2.66 mile Talladega Superspeedway. Jones, a two-time ARCA Series winner in just six career starts, qualified ninth in his colorful No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Tide-Menards Toyota. Strong from the onset...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fan-Favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins GEICO 500

For the first time in 11 years, Talladega Superspeedway is Dale-adega once again. Dale Earnhardt Jr. maintained the lead over the final 27 laps Sunday to win the GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. It is his sixth career NACAR Sprint Cup victory at Talladega Superspeedway – tying him with Jeff Gordon for the most among active drivers – but his first since 2004. Fans in the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Williams: Atta Boy Paul Menard

For a fan of underdogs, the four restrictor plate races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule offer a brief glimpse into equality, or the closest thing to it in racing. The two races at Daytona and two races at Talladega are the only times where literally all 43 drivers have an equal shot to win as opposed to most race weekends where only the best of the best will contend. At...
Via Rubbings Racing
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Results for Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

The Picks Alex George and Ronald Costigan picked Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Harvick finished eighth, with Johnson second and Earnhardt winning. Points: 37+43+48=128 Kreistina Blinova and Ashley McCubbin picked Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson. Gordon finished 31st. Points: 37+14+43=94 Justin Tucker picked Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth...
Via On Pit Road
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Results for Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway

The Picks Ronald Costigan picked Chase Elliott, Erik Jones and Joey Logano. Elliott finished 37th, with Jones 30th and Logano winning. Points: 8+14+48=70 Parker Ledger and Ashley McCubbin picked Regan Smith, Chase Elliott and Kasey Kahne. Smith finished ninth with Kahne 33rd. Points: 35+8+11=54 Justin Tucker picked Regan Smith, Joey Logano and Chris Buescher. Buescher...
Via On Pit Road
14 hours ago  |  Discuss
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