Articles tagged ‘Aaron’s Dream Weekend’

May 07

Talladega Superspeedway’s “Big One On The Blvd.” Parade a Huge Hit with Fans & Drivers Alike

TSS Moonoie Eating Contest TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway’s first “Big One on Blvd.” parade last Friday evening in the track’s infamous infield – NASCAR’s Party Capital – will go down as one of the most entertaining non-racing events the 2.66-mile venue has ever seen, and will surely become a new Talladega tradition. With hundreds of fans in attendance, four of NASCAR’s top drivers – Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Austin Dillon – rode down Talladega Blvd. on a specially-designed float, greeting fans along the way. When the float parked at the end of the Blvd., some of Talladega’s finest participated in a MoonPie eating contest and several BBQ Sauce Wrestling matches. The enormous crowd of onlookers that surrounded the Blvd. was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Results & Point Standings

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After a two-lap dash to the finish that ended under caution, Denny Hamlin won the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 45th annual Aaron's 499 Sunday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway . This was Hamlin's first series win of the season, his twenty-fourth ... FULL STORY »

Unveiling of the “Alabama Gang Superstretch” has Roush Fenway Ties

Roush Fenway Racing Logo CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2014) – Today the backstretch at Talladega Superspeedway will be renamed “The Alabama Gang Superstretch” in honor of a notable group of drivers who left their homes in search of a better place to race. Setting up ... FULL STORY »

Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Waltrip (BlueDEF) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 66 BlueDEF Toyota driver Michael Waltrip heads to Talladega Superspeedway for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of 2014. The Owensboro, Ky., native saw his bid for a third Daytona 500 victory end in a lap ... FULL STORY »

Honorary Officials Named for Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega

Aaron's Dream Weekend at Talladega 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 ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott, Darrell Wallace Jr. Headline Autograph Sessions at Talladega for Nationwide / ARCA Series

Talladega Superspeedway Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Scott (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Brian Scott No. 33 Shore Lodge Chevrolet SS Circle Sport Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Race: Aaron's 499 Date: Sunday, May 4, 2014  Location:  Talladega Superspeedway Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Shore Lodge Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Brian Scott will wheel chassis No. 432 in this ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan, driver of the #34 Farm Rich Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit:Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Defending Talladega Race Champ David Ragan to Take KFC Go Cup for a Fast Ride
Posted 04.29.14
Ragan to Drive the No. 34 KFC/Go Cup Ford Fusion at Aaron's 499 LOUISVILLE, KY., April 29, 2014 - KFC's patented Go Cup is designed for maximum portability, fitting in the cup holders of more than 80 percent of cars on the road today. On Sunday, the Go Cup will take ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Eric McClure on track in the No. 35 Hefty Ultimate Ford Fusion
McClure Returns to No. 35 Ford with Front Row Motorsports
Posted 04.29.14
Hefty Ultimate/Reynolds Wrap Driver Wants another Shot at Superspeedway STATESVILLE, APRIL 29, 2014 - Eric McClure, driver of the No. 35 Hefty Ultimate/Reynolds Wrap Ford, comments on returning to Front Row Motorsports at Talladega Superspeedway: "I am very appreciative of the opportunity Bob (Jenkins) and Front Row Motorsports have given me to ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Rober Laberge/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Unrestricted at Talladega
Posted 04.28.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 28, 2014) – Races at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway are always viewed as unpredictable. Talladega is one of only two racetracks on the Sprint Cup circuit where restrictor plates are used. By definition, a restrictor plate is a device installed at the air intake of an engine to limit its power. The use of a restrictor ...FULL STORY »
Aaron's 499 Dignitaries 2014 Poster
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley to Grand Marshal Aaron’s 499 at Talladega
Posted 04.28.14
Auburn Football Coach Gus Malzahn to Serve as Honorary Pace Car Driver  TALLADEGA, AL – Two prominent individuals making a positive impact in the state of Alabama will serve in honorary capacities during Talladega Superspeedway’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley will be the Grand Marshal for this Sunday’s (May 4) ...FULL STORY »
Motorsports This Week on ESPN
Posted 04.28.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series Takes on Talladega The NASCAR Nationwide Series makes its only appearance of the season at the 2.66-mile Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Saturday, May 3, and ESPN will have a live telecast of the Aaron’s 312. NASCAR Countdown airs at 2:30 p.m. ET and the green flag will fly at 3:25 p.m.  All NASCAR programming ...FULL STORY »
TSS Pre-Race Driver Intro Q&A
Ragan, McMurray, Stenhouse & Hamlin Slated for Talladega Pre-Race Question/Answer Session For Fans with Pit Pass Upgrade
Posted 04.25.14
Stroll Pit Road, Witness Red Carpet Walk and See Driver Introductions  TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway announced today that four stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, two of which visited Victory Lane last season at NASCAR’s Most Competitive track, will be a part of a new fan question & answer ...FULL STORY »
Historic T-28 Trojan aircraft (pictured here) will be flying over Talladega Superspeedway during the pre-race ceremonies for the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, May 4.
Historic T-28 Trojan Aircraft to Perform Flyover at Talladega Superspeedway; Part of a Special Military Tribute for Aaron’s 499
Posted 04.25.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway will be celebrating the United States Military in a big way on May 4 for the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. At the end of the race, the previously-announced “Freedom Trophy” will be awarded to the race’s winner by the members of the military. But ...FULL STORY »
Talladega Superspeedway's "The Big One on the Blvd." Logo
“The Big One on the Blvd.”: New Talladega Superspeedway Fan Experience To Debut on The Boulevard, Friday May 2
Posted 04.24.14
TALLADEGA, AL – NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers, a Moonpie eating contest, BBQ sauce wrestling—these are just a few of the items on the docket for Talladega Superspeedway’s first ever “Big One on the Blvd.,” a Friday night parade celebrating the wild side of the track’s infamous infield. Talladega Blvd. is considered NASCAR’s ...FULL STORY »
Tim Dugger
Tim Dugger to Perform Opening Set Saturday Night during Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 04.23.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Everyone knows NASCAR and country music go hand-in-hand, and no one personifies this combination more than singer-songwriter Tim Dugger, who will be performing as part of the free Saturday Night Infield Concert at Talladega Superspeedway during the Aaron’s Dream Weekend. The singer behind NASCAR anthem “You Know Who We ...FULL STORY »

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