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Oct 14
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Paul Menard 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Menards/Serta Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Moen/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Moen/Menards Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 445 during the 188-lap event at Talladega Superspeedway. This Richard Childress Racing-prepared chassis is the same Chevrolet SS that Menard drove at Daytona International Speedway in January, starting 10th and finishing 32nd, and at Talladega Superspeedway in May, starting second and finishing sixth. Talladega by the Numbers ... The Richard Childress Racing driver has 15 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Menard has three top-10 and one top-five starts as well as two top-10 finishes at the Alabama facility. He has completed 96.4 percent of the laps around the track. In addition, Menard has nine NASCAR Nationwide ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman sits in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 446 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Chassis No. 446 was utilized in the Daytona 500 on February ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 468 in the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to ... FULL STORY »

Milestone Anniversary for Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation

Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation Charlotte, NC (October 14, 2014) - Founded in 1999, the Jeff  Gordon Children's Foundation (JGCF)  marks its 15th  anniversary this year. While there are many accomplishments to celebrate, Jeff Gordon is focused on its future. Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Gordon has ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Cargill) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Talladega Advance Team: No. 17 Cargill/Sam’s Club Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 909 – last ran at Daytona- finished 41st. Backup Chassis: RK-872 - new chassis ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Talladega o   Stenhouse has three Sprint Cup starts at Talladega ... FULL STORY »

Honorary Officials Named for GEICO 500 & fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway

Talladega Superspeedway Logo TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway announced today the individuals who will give the command “Drivers Start Your Engines” and those who will waive the green flag to start the fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola and GEICO 500, Oct. 18-19. The ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Survive and Advance on Wild Card Weekend

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 12, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 14, 2014) – Each January, the National Football League opens its playoffs with what is called “Wild Card Weekend” as four teams that did not win their division but still earned playoff berths get the chance to ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Spoiler Alert: Ragan Can Be Bracket Buster at Talladega
Posted 10.14.14
Driver Has One Win, Four Top-10s in Last Five 'Dega Starts STATESVILLE, OCT. 14, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Talladega Superspeedway: "This is an elimination race for the guys trying to advance to the next round of the Chase. I can ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Gilliland Takes Pole-Winning Car Back to Plate Track
Posted 10.14.14
Driver Likes His Chances Up Front in Fast Long John Silver's Ford STATESVILLE, OCT. 14, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Talladega Superspeedway: "It's going to be insane at Talladega this week with it being a Chase cut-off race. But then, ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.14.14
Carl Edwards – TALLADEGA ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-913 Backup Chassis:  RK-925 Twitter: @RandyFuller99 ADVANCE NOTES Charlotte Recap o    A second week of late race strategy calls by crew chief Jimmy Fennig puts Edwards and the No. 99 Fastenal team in their best position of the 334-lap race.  On ...FULL STORY »
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2014 Talladega Superspeedway NASCAR (Oct.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 10.13.14
TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES WEEKEND TRACK EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, October 16TH 10:00 AM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER 10:30 AM NCWTS REGISTRATION OPENS 11:00 AM ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.12.14
Kyle Busch (fifth) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Kevin Harvick was the race-winner. Busch started from the pole and led the field three times for a total of 41 laps (of 334) in the ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.12.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – WINNER ON THE WIN: “Everybody on our team has just continued to build better race cars and we know that we’ve had the cars to run up front and lead laps and do the things that we need to do. Things just haven’t gone ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Harvick Advances With Charlotte Win As Tempers Flare After The Race
Posted 10.12.14
CONCORD, N.C.—The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. With the dominant car in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick led 162 laps and survived a wild two-lap ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.12.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion – “First off, the Detroit Genuine Parts Ford was good today.  I thought we were gonna have a fourth or fifth-place run and just didn’t catch a break in so many different ways, but I’m really proud of everyone at ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 10.12.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) "chase" contender, Kevin Harvick, dominated his way into a guaranteed spot in round three of the "Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship" Saturday night, when he won the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick, who led the most laps - 162 out of 334, received ...FULL STORY »


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