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May 02
Saturday

BK Racing Partners with Interscope Recording Artist, Yelawolf for Talladega

BK-Racing-Logo CHARLOTTE, NC (May 1, 2015)-BK Racing has partnered with Interscope Records Recording artist, Yelawolf for this weekend's race at Talladega Superspeedway Yelawolf, a Slumerican/Shady Records/Interscope Records recording artist from Gadsden, Alabama, will be joining the BK Racing stable with a special paint scheme on board JJ Yeley's No. 23 Toyota. Yelawolf's new album, Love Story, is currently debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Chart and No. 3 overall on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Watch the videos for Yelawolf's current single, "American You" HERE and "Best Friend," featuring Eminem, HERE. "NASCAR provides a unique opportunity for athletes, brands, artists and media properties to crossover, integrate and/or triangulate their marketing efforts," team co-owner, Anthony Marlowe commented. "From our experience, this weekend's campaign at Talladega between Yelawolf, NASCAR, MAXIM Magazine, MAXIM Fantasy Sports, and BK Racing will not only ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Wins Pole at Talladega

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with Miss Coors Light Amanda Mertz and the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Hendrick Motorsports Teammate Kasey Kahne makes it All-Chevrolet SS Front Row for GEICO 500 TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 2, 2015) - Jeff Gordon won the pole in the final round of qualifying for Sunday’sGEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race with a ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – POLE SITTER "We definitely have a fast Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet. I think we've shown that all weekend long. But you never know what you've got until you put it ... FULL STORY »

Ford Performance 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Performance Logo ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Fresh From Florida Ford Fusion – “I thought in the draft in practice our car was really good.  I was really happy with the way it drove and drafted and it got good runs.  It ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  8th What did you think of the new qualifying format? “I thought it was fine – it was definitely better than the single car qualifying in the past where you ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Starting Lineup

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Hendrick Motorsports take 4 of the top-5 starting positions for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GEICO 500, as Jeff Gordon - with a qualifying lap speed of 194.793 MPH - captured the pole Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway (TSS). This was ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONWIDE CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Talladega Superspeedway and discussed his thoughts on the new qualifying format at superspeedways, the responsibility he feels to do well at Talladega for his fans ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (Nationwide Ins.) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Milestone Debate (Dale Earnhardt Jr.)
Posted 05.02.15
Dale Earnhardt Jr. reached a round-number milestone at Richmond last weekend, with his 550th start, putting him 30th on NASCAR’s all-time list. “Amy (Reimann, his girlfriend) thought it was a big deal and when I told her I didn’t think it was a big deal, she got mad at me. That’s ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Keeping Up With Erik Jones
Posted 05.02.15
Erik Jones, who’ll not turn 19 until later this month, said he’s on a tentative schedule that will find him in 46 races this season, among Sprint Cup, XFINITY and the Camping World Truck Series. Jones will make his first Sprint Cup start next week at Kansas in the Joe Gibbs ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Ragan (Crispy M&M's - Photo Credit: David Shirey/Getty Images
David Ragan Ready To Move – Again
Posted 05.02.15
David Ragan’s tenure in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota comes to an end with the GEICO 500 and he’ll be moving onto his third team in 11 races—“a little weird, for sure,” he acknowledged—when the Sprint Cup schedule resumes at Kansas Speedway on May 9. Ragan, who began ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., on track in the No. 88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. relishes ‘laid-back’ Talladega
Posted 05.02.15
TALLADEGA, Ala.— For Dale Earnhardt Jr. "Friday and Saturday are easy" when it comes to Talladega Superspeedway. Sunday, not so much. Earnhardt, a five-time Sprint Cup winner at Talladega, acknowledged on the eve of Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 race (1 p.m. ET on FOX) that a certain burden ...FULL STORY »
Drivers, Fans Participate in NASCAR’s Biggest Party at Talladega “The Big One on the Blvd” Parade Friday, May 1
Drivers, Fans Participate in NASCAR’s Biggest Party at Talladega “The Big One on the Blvd” Parade Friday, May 1
Posted 05.02.15
TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway’s “Big One on the Blvd” – the one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras-style party at NASCAR’s Party Capital – was back Friday night with some of NASCAR’s ultimate stars taking part in all the action. At Talladega anything can happen, which proved true when Jeff Gordon, Danica Patrick, Brad ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Driver Chris Buescher - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Chris Buescher Won’t Rule Out Return To Front Row Motorsports
Posted 05.02.15
While Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway is Chris Buescher’s final planned NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race for Front Row Motorsports, the Roush Fenway Racing driver isn’t exactly ruling out a possible return. “We’re in reevaluation mode,” Buescher told CATCHFENCE.com Friday at Talladega Superspeedway. After superstar driver Kyle Busch ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 23 "We Salute You" Toyota Camry Rendition
BK Racing Launches Eight-Week American Salute Campaign
Posted 05.02.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (May 2, 2015)-BK Racing is excited to announce that the team will participate in an eight-week American Salute Campaign, starting at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina May 24th. JJ Yeley, driver of the No. 23 Toyota, will run a special "We Salute You" scheme in honor of our ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Wants To Stay At Stewart-Haas Racing
Posted 05.02.15
Danica Patrick was brimming with optimism about both her chances at Talladega Superspeedway and her future with Stewart-Haas Racing under new sponsorship. Patrick’s long-time sponsor, GoDaddy.com, announced earlier in the week it would not sponsor her No. 10 Chevrolet next season. She was thankful the decision was made early enough to ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, speaks with the media in the garage area after being involved in an on-track incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Shaky Run For Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 05.02.15
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s second practice session was cut short Friday afternoon when the No. 88 Chevrolet had vibration problems. Or, as he noted on his radio, “There was a little bloop or something.” His shifter broke during last month’s race at Martinsville because of vibration and a promising run at Charlotte ...FULL STORY »


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