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Articles tagged ‘Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway’

Feb 27
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Kyle Busch’s injury puts a sharper focus on David Ragan

David Ragan (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images) HAMPTON, Ga.— His victory in the May 2013 restrictor-plate free-for-all at Talladega Superspeedway notwithstanding, David Ragan has lived below the radar in his three seasons with Front Row Motorsports. Ragan's low-profile status changed suddenly and dramatically last Saturday, however, after Kyle Busch's No. 54 NASCAR XFINITY Series Toyota collided with a concrete retaining wall inside Turn 1 at Daytona International Speedway. With his right leg and left foot fractured, Busch has undergone two surgeries since the accident and will be sidelined for an as yet indeterminate time. Ragan has been tapped as Busch's replacement in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. More than three years removed from his last top-level ride at Roush Fenway Racing, Ragan ... FULL STORY »

Bit-O-Honey to Ride with Chris Buescher at Talladega Superspeedway in May

Chris Buescher (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2015) -- Fresh off last weekend’s stellar second-place performance at Daytona International Speedway, Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Bit-O-Honey will partner with Chris Buescher at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn Dixie ... FULL STORY »

Winn-Dixie Partners with Talladega Superspeedway

Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Event Logo Introduces Race Fans to the Winn-Dixie 300 Set for May 2015 TALLADEGA, AL — Winn-Dixie, a subsidiary of Jacksonville, Florida-based BI-LO Holdings, announced Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway it is entering into a new partnership with NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track to ... FULL STORY »

Talladega Tangles a Fast Truck Early for Ron Hornaday Jr.

Ron Hornaday Jr. Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 18 of 22 - October 18, 2014 Driver: Ron Hornaday Jr. Truck: No. 9 Armour Vienna Sausages / Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 15th (-171) Track: Talladega Superspeedway Event: fred's ... FULL STORY »

Did Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team really win the Talladega race at Charlotte?

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 TALLADEGA, Ala.— Against all odds, Brad Keselowski advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, capturing victory in a race he had to win on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. To be sure, talent played a role, ... FULL STORY »

Milka Duno Makes NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Debut at Talladega Superspeedway

Milka Duno Duno becomes first Hispanic female driver to lead a NASCAR national series race Los Angeles, Calif. (October 20, 2014) – Milka Duno competed in her first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, October 18, ... FULL STORY »

Brennan Newberry Rebounds After Late Race Incident and Goes 5-Wide for 11th

Brennan Newberry Brennan Newberry Qore-24 Chevrolet Silverado Fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola Event Review Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 18 of 22 - October 18th, 2014 Driver: Brennan Newberry Truck: No. 20 Qore-24 Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 14th (-144) Track: Talladega ... FULL STORY »



Mason Mingus
Talladega Ends Early for Mason Mingus
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala. (October 20, 2014) - Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) made its second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start with rookie Mason Mingus at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, October 18. The 19-year-old Brentwood, Tennessee native earned a career-best starting position of 10th but would ultimately finish 31st ...FULL STORY »
Jimmy Weller
Mechanical Failure Relegates Jimmy Weller To 30th-Place Finish
Posted 10.20.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (October 20, 2014) - Jimmy Weller and the No. 08 Geneva / Liberty Steel Chevrolet Silverado team finished 30th on Saturday afternoon at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. After racing inside the top-20, Weller suffered a mechanical failure to end his day after just 26 laps. Unable to ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher Earns Career-best Finish at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 10.20.14
Gallagher Finishes Third in Green-White-Checkered-Flag Finish Holding off challengers in the final two laps, all while leading the outside lane and going four-wide, Spencer Gallagher finished third in the fred's 250 powered by Coca-Cola NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. With this performance, the GMS ...FULL STORY »
Joey Coulter (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Joey Coulter and the Allegiant Travel Team Finish 13th at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 10.20.14
Joey Coulter and the Allegiant Travel team ran in the top 10 for the majority of Saturday's fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway but, lost momentum in the middle lane in the closing laps which relegated him to a 13th-place finish. After qualifying the Allegiant Travel Chevrolet the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Ryan Blaney (Cooper Standard) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Ryan Blaney 2014 NCWTS fred’s 250 Post Race Report
Posted 10.20.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING TALLADEGA POST-RACE REPORT Talladega Superspeedway Fred's 250 Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM ET THE RESULTS: Driver: Ryan Blaney Starting Position: 5 Finishing Position: 5 Status: Running Driver Points Position: 2nd Points Behind Leader: -16 Ryan Blaney (@RyanBlaney22), driver of the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150, scored a fifth ...FULL STORY »
Tyler Reddick (Photo Credit:  Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Tyler Reddick 2014 NCWTS fred’s 250 Post Race Report
Posted 10.20.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING TALLADEGA POST-RACE REPORT Talladega Superspeedway Fred's 250 Saturday, October 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM ET THE RESULTS: Driver: Tyler Reddick Starting Position: 1 Finishing Position: 4 Status: Running Owner Points Position: 7 Points Behind Leader: -76 Tyler Reddick (@tylerreddick), driver of the No. 19 Draw-Tite Ford F-150, made a late race rally to ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet, drives past Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, and Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 SKF Ford, after an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan / Getty Images)
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Sprint Cup title aspirations end at Talladega
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.–- As Dale Earnhardt Jr. went spinning madly on the backstretch, careening from the wall to the infield grass, these words painted on the wall appeared clearly on television via his in-car camera: "This is Talladega." As if Earnhardt and the rest of the field of Sunday afternoon’s frenetic NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson’s Sprint Cup championship defense ends at Talladega
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.— Jimmie Johnson stood on pit road at Talladega Superspeedway late Sunday afternoon and “vividly remembered” missing a meal. It was a luncheon press conference in 2011, the year that a five-year Johnson reign as NASCAR champ was coming to an end, with Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards in a ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, prepares to drive in practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Slips Into Eliminator Round
Posted 10.20.14
Over the last few laps of the GEICO 500, Jeff Gordon’s campaign for a possible fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hung by a thread as drivers at Talladega swapped positions. Ultimately, Gordon finished 26th, good enough to keep him in the Chase by three points over Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey ...FULL STORY »


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