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Articles tagged ‘Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway’

May 03
Sunday

Hendrick Dominance

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, races Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Hendrick Motorsports started the race 1-2 and finished that way. However, it was four different drivers filling those spots. Jeff Gordon was the Coors Light Pole-sitter with Kasey Kahne on the outside pole. Those cars are produced in the same shop. Then Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson, whose cars are produced in another shop, were 1-2 at the finish line. “Hats off to Dale Jr. and that whole team, and everybody at Hendrick Motorsports,” Gordon said. “Boy, we had amazing cars this weekend.” “The Hendrick cars and engines were just extremely tough today,” Denny Hamlin said. Kahne’s day was ruined when he was trapped in a 14-car crash on lap 47 and Gordon’s hopes for victory were scuttled when he was caught speeding ... FULL STORY »

Several Drivers Leave Talladega With Noteworthy Performances

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit TALLADEGA - - Despite not seeing the breathtaking two and three wide finishes that we’ve been accustomed to at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in the past, all seemed right in the NASCAR world with Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s first win of the ... FULL STORY »

Superb Performance From Ryan Blaney; Wood Bros. At Talladega

Ryan Blaney (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) TALLADEGA – With their mechanical issues from earlier in the season behind them, Ryan Blaney and Wood Bros. Racing proved their worth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway with a stellar ... FULL STORY »

Quietly Josh Wise Collects First Career Fop-10 Finish At Talladega Superspeedway

2015 NSCS Driver, Josh Wise - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images TALLADEGA – The decision to stay out of the “eye of the storm” and try to avoid the “Big One” at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway paid off for Josh Wise and his No. 98 team in Sunday’s GEICO 500. Wise ... FULL STORY »

After Runner-Up Finish Saturday, Brian Scott Finishes Last Sunday At Talladega

2015 NSCS Driver, Brian Scott (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images TALLADEGA – Full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series competitor Brian Scott wasn’t able to duplicate his thrilling second-place finish in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Scott driving a Circle Sport Racing entry lost his Richard Childress Racing motor on ... FULL STORY »

John Wes Townley Rebounds In Talladega; Set Sights On Truck Series Race At Kansas Speedway

2015 NXS Driver John Wes Townley (Zaxby's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Concord, N.C. (May 3, 2015) – With 40 laps remaining in Saturday’s Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway, John Wes Townley was riding in the middle of the lead draft and poised to make his move toward the front of the ... FULL STORY »

Blake Jones’ Childhood Dream Becomes Reality at Talladega Superspeedway; Tom Hessert’s Vanishes

Talladega ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard winner Blake Jones May 2, 2015 - Talladega, AL - In just his second ARCA Racing Series start, Blake Jones did something that many drivers only dream about their entire careers....win at Talladega Superspeedway! Tom Hessert was making a bid to ... FULL STORY »



2015 NXS Driver David Starr (Zachry) - Photo Credit: Lachian Cunningham/Getty Images
David Starr Finishes 14th in the Winn-Dixie 300
Posted 05.03.15
David Starr and the No. 44 Zachry Camry qualified 18th for Saturday's race at Talladega Superspeedway. Starr was running in the 20th position when the first caution flag waved at lap two and by the time for the first round of green flag pit stops came around, Starr was scored ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Blake Koch - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Blake Koch finishes 23rd in the Winn-Dixie 300
Posted 05.03.15
Blake Koch qualified 24th for the Winn-Dixie 300 and was ready to get the second superspeedway race of 2015 underway. When an early caution came out on lap two, Koch had already advanced 12 positions and was scored in 12th. Running 10th on lap nine, Koch radioed in and reported ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Cale Conley - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Cale Conley Finishes 24th in the Winn-Dixie 300
Posted 05.03.15
The Winn-Dixie 300 was a roller coaster for Talladega newcomer, Cale Conley. Conley started the 300-mile race from the 26th position. The rookie broke into the top-15 quickly, where he remained until mid-race. As the leaders approached the lap-down cars, the field went four-wide and Conley was shuffled to the ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Mike Bliss - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Mike Bliss Finishes 34th in the Winn-Dixie 300
Posted 05.03.15
Starting from the 23rd position, Mike Bliss and the No. 19 Steely Lumber team were ready to charge in the Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. The 2.666-mile tri-oval was Bliss' first Superspeedway of the 2015 XFINITY Series season. As the field began to roll and settle in luck was not ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Harrison Rhodes (#0 teamjdmotorsports.com) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Harrison Rhodes 36th In Talladega Superspeedway Debut
Posted 05.03.15
Harrison Rhodes JD Motorsports with Gary Keller No. 0 Flex Seal Colors Chevrolet Camaro Talladega Superspeedway review Winn-Dixie 300 Saturday, May 2 Started: 36 Finished: 36 TALLADEGA, Ala. – Harrison Rhodes, driving the Flex Seal Colors Chevrolet, finished 36th in Saturday’s Winn-Dixie 300, his first race at Talladega Superspeedway. Rhodes started 36th and raced into ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Landon Cassill - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Landon Cassill Has Strong Run At Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 05.03.15
Landon Cassill JD Motorsports with Gary Keller No. 01 G&K Services Chevrolet Camaro Talladega Superspeedway review Winn-Dixie 300 Saturday, May 2 Started: 35 Finished: 11 TALLADEGA, Ala. – Landon Cassill ran in the front pack most of the race and expertly avoided a pair of big accidents to finish 11th in Saturday’s Winn-Dixie 300 Xfinity Series ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Ross Chastain - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Ross Chastain 25th At Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 05.03.15
Ross Chastain JD Motorsports with Gary Keller No. 4 Flex Shot / Winn-Dixie Chevrolet Camro Talladega Superspeedway review Winn-Dixie 300 Saturday, May 2 Started: 38 Finished: 25 TALLADEGA, Ala. – Ross Chastain avoided two huge crashes and brought his Flex Shot/Winn-Dixie Chevrolet home in 25th place in Saturday’s Winn-Dixie 300 Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. Chastain ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver, Chris Buescher (Bit-O-Honey) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Close Racing in Talladega Earns Chris Buescher a Sixth-Place Finish
Posted 05.03.15
TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 3, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher raced up front for the majority of Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. In the closing laps Buescher was in position, battling for the lead, before crossing the finish line in sixth in his No. ...FULL STORY »
Ty Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, and Darrell Wallace Jr., driver of the No. 6 Sponge Bob Square Pants Ford, wreck during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr Finishes 20th in Talladega After a Late-Race Accident
Posted 05.03.15
TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 3, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Bubba Wallace and the No. 6 SpongeBob SquarePants Ford Mustang finished 20th at Talladega Superspeedway in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race, after a late-race melee left the Ford Mustang with damage. “It was a frustrating day from Lap 2,” said Wallace. ...FULL STORY »


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