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Oct 19
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2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Brad Keselowski racing his way into victory lane in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. And, with his victory, Keselowski advances to the next round - which begins next weekend at Martinsville Speedway - in the "Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship." This was Keselowski's sixth series win of the 2014 season, his sixteenth series career win and his third series win at Talladega Superspeedway. Finishing 0.141 seconds behind Keselowski to finish second was Matt Kenseth, and they were followed by Clint Bowyer finishing third, Landon Cassill fourth and Ryan Newman finished fifth. Rounding out the top-ten finishing positions were Travis Kvapil claiming sixth-place, Kurt Busch seventh, ... FULL STORY »

Richard Petty Motorsports to Move Race Operations

Richard Petty Motorsports Logo Larger Space Designed for Growth and Opportunity CONCORD, N.C. (October 19, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today their race operations will move from their current location in Concord, N.C. to Mooresville, N.C. at the end of the 2014 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Gives Chevrolet Front-Row Starting Position at Talladega

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images AJ Allmendinger qualifies third as pairing leads Team Chevy contingent TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 18, 2014) – Jimmie Johnson and AJ Allmendinger led Team Chevy’s effortsSaturday in qualifying for the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Johnson, in the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 1st Were you surprised to end up with the pole in this format? "It's crazy.  I thought that coming to three (laps) to go that we had literally no ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Starting Lineup

2014 NSCS Dtiver Brian Vickers on Traclk at 'Dega in the No. 55 Aarons Own it Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Early Saturday evening at Talladega Superspeedway, it was Brian Vickers - with a qualifying lap speed of 196.129 mph - capturing the pole for Sunday afternoon's GEICO 500. This was Vickers' first series pole of the 2014 season, his twelfth series ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND WAS THERE ANY STRATEGY BEING PLAYED OUT THERE DURING THAT RUN? “There were a lot of strategies being put into use.  Having to really come through and work out for you is ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Qualified 40th) –  “I think everyone is confused. We worked with Kyle and got a good run and drafted off the right guys and were fast enough to make it but we ... FULL STORY »



Timothy Peters, driver of the #17 Red Horse Racing Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Series Fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway on October 18, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS fred’s 250 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 10.18.14
After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, it was Timothy Peters keeping the lead and holding off Tayler Malsam - by 0.143 seconds - to win Saturday afternoon's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. This was Peter's first series victory of the 2014 season, his ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr
Posted 10.18.14
DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 DIET MOUNTAIN DEW CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media today at Talladega Superspeedway. He discussed his standing in the Chase, needing a winSunday to advance, how to control the race, Talladega preparation and other topics. WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR YOU TO GET ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Terry Labonte - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Terry Labonte
Posted 10.18.14
Terry Labonte, driver of the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford Fusion, will be making his 890th and final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this weekend in the Geico 500.  The two-time series champion has 22 career victories, including two with Ford Racing in 1989 (Pocono and Talladega) while driving ...FULL STORY »
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Martinsville Speedway Home Away From Home For California Couple
Posted 10.18.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 18, 2014) – It’s pretty easy for Steve and Jan Maroun to prove they have a love affair with Martinsville Speedway. First, they drove 2,596 miles to make sure they were among first to enter the track’s campground when it opened at 8 o’clock Saturday morning, a full ...FULL STORY »
This is Talladega: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Faster NSCS Qualifying For Talladega Saturday
Posted 10.17.14
Reddick Wins Pole for fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola TALLADEGA, AL – The high-speed chess match that has long been a trademark of racing at Talladega Superspeedway will now extend into qualifying, as Saturday marks the debut of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ new rapid qualifying format. Qualifying for Sunday’s running of ...FULL STORY »
Tyler Reddick, driver of the #19 DrawTite Ford, prepares to drive during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 17, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS fred’s 250 Starting Lineup
Posted 10.17.14
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Tyler Reddick, with a qualifying lap speed of 186.827 mph, captured his first series career pole for Saturday's fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. Tayler Malsam will start second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 186.714 mph, and ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 17, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.17.14
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GEICO 500 practice session early Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway, it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 195.205 mph - at the top of the speed chart at the end of the session. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx One Rate/Deliverminator Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 17, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 10.17.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx One Rate Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How will you approach Sunday's race? "I think we'll have to kind of play it by ear and really kind of look and see what the guys around us in points are planning on doing.  We need to get a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick with son Keelan in the garage area - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Kevin Harvick
Posted 10.17.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Talladega Superspeedway to discuss advancing to the next round of the Chase, the challenge of Talladega and the fallout from the Charlotte weekend, among other topics. YOU CLINCHED A SPOT IN THE ELIMINATOR ROUND OF THE CHASE ...FULL STORY »


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