May 03

Sadler Wins Wild Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Race for His First Talladega Superspeedway Victory

Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 OneMain Financial Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane with the trophy after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images TALLADEGA, AL – Less than a week after turning 39 years old, Elliott Sadler gave himself a long-awaited birthday present by winning at Talladega Superspeedway for the first time in his career. Sadler outraced Chris Buescher over the final three laps and led a tight pack of 16 cars across the finish line to win the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday. It was Sadler’s first victory at Talladega Superspeedway in 29 attempts (six in the Nationwide Series and 23 Sprint Cup Series races), even though he has had fast enough cars to start on the pole at the track five times. “This means a lot to me, especially to do it at Talladega. We finally won one here,” said ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson starts from the back and dominates late in Atlanta win
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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga.—Coors Light Polesitter Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick dominated the early and middle stages of Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway—before Jimmie Johnson decided to crash the party. Johnson didn't take the lead in the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season until Lap 198 of 325, but from then on, his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was the class of the field, leading six times for 92 laps in winning for the fourth time at Atlanta and for the 71st time in his career. For the second straight event in NASCAR’s premier series, Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second and third, respectively. Logano ran fourth, followed by Matt Kenseth, who capitalized on a ... FULL STORY »

Grant Enfinger Aiming for Record-Setting Fourth Straight Win On Pole for Saturday’s ARCA Race

Grant Enfinger TALLADEGA, AL – Alabama native Grant Enfinger has a front-row seat for what he hopes will be history in the making Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Enfinger, of Fairhope, captured the pole position Friday for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame ... FULL STORY »

Alabama’s Grant Enfinger earns ARCA Pole at Talladega for Saturday’s Int’l Motorsports Hall of Fame 200

Grant Enfinger Wins Pole For International Motorsports Hall Of Fame 200 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (TALLADEGA, Ala.) - How much better could things get for Grant Enfinger? The Fairhope, Ala. native won the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway, putting another feather in the cap of a season that already ... FULL STORY »

Pocono Raceway Launches #itsMYturn Campaign

Pocono Raceway Logo Social Media Initiative Focused on Fans and Drivers LONG POND, PA (May 2, 2014) – Pocono Raceway launched their #itsMYturn social media campaign today. This initiative focuses on the question of who ‘owns’ the non-existent Turn 4 at The Tricky Triangle and what does ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway Continues to Take Shape

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Construction activities for the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project are heating up. In less than 12 months, Daytona International Speedway has installed 7,000 tons of steel and poured over 13,000 cubic yards of concrete to ... FULL STORY »

Bobby Gerhart to make 300th career ARCA start at Talladega; crediting an old friend; live Saturday on FOX Sports 1

Bobby Gerhart - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images (TALLADEGA, Ala.) - Bobby Gerhart has long been considered ARCA's king of restrictor plate racing. With eight wins at Daytona and one at Talladega, it's not hard to figure out why. That said, it's somewhat ironic that Bobby Gerhart's 300th ... FULL STORY »

Justin Boston 2014 ARCA International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 Race Preview

Justin Boston Justin Boston Race Preview ARCA Racing Series News and Notes Event: Int'l Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 Date: ... FULL STORY »

Terry Jones
Terry Jones; Win-Tron Racing Looks For Their Own “Hall Of Fame” Performance At Talladega
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TALLADEGA, Alabama (April 30, 2014) - - After powering to his first top-10 finish of his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards career at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in seven starts nearly three months ago, Terry Jones enters Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway this weekend looking to top that effort in Saturday ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell
Mason Mitchell Exerting Patience at Talladega This Weekend
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(Mooresville, N.C. April 30, 2014) -- Mason Mitchell continued his impressive top 10 streak last week at Salem by finishing seventh. The 19-year-old has now earned 12 straight top ten finishes in a row. “To be honest, I beat myself up over the finish last weekend. You know you’re ...FULL STORY »
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Spencer Gallagher 2014 ARCA International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 Race Preview
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SPENCER GALLAGHER NO. 23 ALAMO RENT A CAR CHEVROLET IMPALA ARCA RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY MENARDS TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014 GALLAGHER AT TALLADEGA: Spencer Gallagher returns to Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway for the third consecutive year in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. In his most recent start last season, ...FULL STORY »
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Scott Sheldon 2014 ARCA International Motorsports Hall Of Fame 200 Race Preview
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SCOTT SHELDON NO. 20 ALLEGIANT TRAVEL CHEVROLET IMPALA ARCA RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY MENARDS TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014 ROOKIE STRIPE: Scott Sheldon will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut this weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. The driver turned his first laps in an ARCA car during the ...FULL STORY »
Holli Mosley
FAME Studio’s Holli Mosley Teams with Praytor for Talladega
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FAME Recording artist Holli Mosley will team up with Thomas “Moose” Praytor for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega Superspeedway to promote her latest single “You Don’t Know Me”. The all Alabama collaboration of FAME, Mosley, and Praytor will be sweet music at racing’s biggest and most ...FULL STORY »
Aaron's Dream Weekend at Talladega
Honorary Officials Named for Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega
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Wounded Warriors to Serve as Grand Marshals for Aaron’s 312; Torres Race’s Honorary Starter  TALLADEGA, AL – A host of distinguished “Honorary” officials were named today for this weekend’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, May 2-4. Grand Marshals for the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, which gets the green flag on Saturday at 2 ...FULL STORY »
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Chase Elliott, Darrell Wallace Jr. Headline Autograph Sessions at Talladega for Nationwide / ARCA Series
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TALLADEGA, AL – NASCAR Nationwide Series points leader Chase Elliott, along with Mobile, AL native Darrell Wallace Jr., are among a host of young talented drivers who are scheduled to appear as part of a NASCAR Nationwide Series autograph session at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday, kicking off the 2014 Aaron’s ...FULL STORY »
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“An Environmentalist Who Races”: Generosity Helps Leilani Münter Enter “Blackfish” Car for Venturini Motorsports
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Concord, NC (April 29, 2014) – Conservation as a topic in racing circles usually centers on elements crucial between the green and checkered flags, like fuel or tires. For Leilani Münter, though, conservation plays a greater role not only this week at Talladega Superspeedway, but every day of her life. Joining ...FULL STORY »

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