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Oct 14
Tuesday

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 performers for the rendition of the National Anthem were unveiled as well and will showcase a military theme. The weekend will feature the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GEICO 500, the anchor event of the Contender Round in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. The field of 12 drivers who currently have a shot at NASCAR’s top prize will be trimmed to eight after the checkered flag drops on Oct. 19. The Saturday, Oct. 18, fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola ... 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 »

Spoiler Alert: Ragan Can Be Bracket Buster at Talladega

2014 NSCS Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Takes Pole-Winning Car Back to Plate Track

2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

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 – 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 ... FULL STORY »

Talladega Superspeedway is a must-win scenario for three notable drivers

GEICO 500 Logo CONCORD, N.C.— When the smoke cleared, the dust settled, and the fists stopped flying on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, three of the most high-profile drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series were back where they started. Six days ... FULL STORY »

Toyota introduces new 2015 Camry race car

Salisbury, North Carolina USA The new 2015 Toyota Camry race car that will compete in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition beginning next season. ©2014, Michael L. Levitt LAT Photo USA for Toyota Racing CONCORD, N.C.— No longer just the so-called “sure bet,” it was a sleeker, slicker, more aggressive-looking 2015 Toyota Camry NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race car unveiled by Toyota Motor Sales and Toyota Racing Development on Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Motor ... 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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Slugger Labbe’s Last Race As Crew Chief Goes Up In Smoke
Posted 10.12.14
Richard “Slugger” Labbe in his last night atop the box, was hoping to provide driver Paul Menard with his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory Saturday night at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Instead, their night went up in smoke, after just 136 laps into the Bank of America 500. ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski (second from left), driver of the #2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford, speaks with the media after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)
Tempers Ignite Post Race At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 10.12.14
In what seemed like a relatively calm finish in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage was anything but following the checkered flag in the second race of the Contender round. With a championship berth on the line, Brad Keselowski found himself the target ...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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NASCAR And ESPN Statement on Television Delay For Charlotte Motor Speedway Chase Race
Posted 10.11.14
The following is a statement from NASCAR and ESPN concerning the delay of live television coverage of Saturday night's Bank of America 500 from Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway: Statement from NASCAR: “We are disappointed that our fans were unable to see the start of tonight’s race. We do all we can with ...FULL STORY »


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