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Articles tagged ‘Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway’

May 03
Sunday

Darrell Wallace Jr Finishes 20th in Talladega After a Late-Race Accident

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) 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. “It’s a good thing we’ve got a break so we can regroup and head into Iowa. Talladega hasn’t always been good to me, so we salvaged a top-20 finish and we’ll just have to build off of it.” The NASCAR XFINITY Series visited the second restrictor plate track of the season, for 113 Laps of racing at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. After ending up second in Friday’s lone practice session, Wallace ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler Finishes Seventh at Talladega Superspeedway

Elliott Sadler, driver of the #1 OneMain Financial Ford, talks to crew chief Phil Gould - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Talladega, Ala. (May 2, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Elliott Sadler finished in seventh-place during Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at Talladega Superspeedway. Sadler qualified for the 300 mile event on Saturday morning and started the NXS race ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott Captures Career-Best Restrictor Plate Finish at Talladega Superspeedway

2015 NXS Driver, Brian Scott - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images The NASCAR XFINITY Series returned to restrictor-plate racing at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon. The No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet qualified in the third position for the 113-lap race. Within the first 25 laps of competition, Scott radioed he had ... FULL STORY »

Ty Dillon Battles to Finish Eighth, Builds on Series Points Lead

2015 NXS Driver Ty Dillon - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ty Dillon drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 Bass Pro Shops / TRACKER Boats Chevrolet Camaro to an eighth-place finish after being collected in two on-track incidents Saturday afternoon. He remains the NASCAR XFINITY Series points leader. Dillon qualified second ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon Finishes Third at Talladega Superspeedway

2015 NXS Driver, Austin Dillon, on track at Talladega Superspeedway in the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet Camaro. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Austin Dillon and the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet team finished third at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon. Dillon and the No. 33 crew posted the fastest time in qualifying on Saturday morning to start on the pole. His pole award ... FULL STORY »

Late-Race Incident Relegates Brendan Gaughan to 39th-Place Finish

2015 NXS Brendan Gaughan - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet qualified seventh for the NASCAR XFINITY Series event at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon, the team's seventh top-10 start of the season. Only three laps after the green ... FULL STORY »

On-Track Incident Hurts Daniel Suárez’s Chances At Talladega

Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Rookie Leads Laps, Gains Spot In Championship Standings After Winn Dixie 300 Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFINITY Series – Winn-Dixie 300 TRACK: Talladega Superspeedway DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 6th FINISH: 31st LAPS: 101 ... FULL STORY »



Ryan Reed, driver of the #16 Lilly/American Diabetes Association Ford, Joey Gase, driver of the #52 Donate Life/DB Sales Company Chevrolet, Kenny Wallace, driver of the #26 JGL Racing Toyota, and Ryan Sieg, driver of the #39 Uncle Bob's Self Storage Chevrolet, have an on track incident during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Ryan Reed Finishes 32nd at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 05.02.15
Talladega, Ala. (May 2, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing driver Ryan Reed and the No. 16 Lilly Diabetes American Diabetes Association team finished 32nd Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway after getting caught up in a mid-race incident while running in the top-10. “We had a fast Lilly Diabetes American Diabetes ...FULL STORY »
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Ford 2015 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 05.02.15
Ford Performance NXS Notes and Quotes Winn-Dixie 300 – Talladega Superspeedway Saturday, May 2, 2015 Ford Finishing Order: 1st – Joey Logano 6th – Chris Buescher 7th – Elliott Sadler 10th – Aric Almirola 20th – Darrell Wallace Jr. 22nd – Dakoda Armstrong 32nd – Ryan Reed JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 05.02.15
Toyota Racing Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Winn-Dixie 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes • Camry driver JJ Yeley (fourth) was the top-finishing Toyota driver in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, a race won by Joey Logano. • The fourth-place result for Yeley was his first top-five ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Joey Logano claims thrilling XFINITY Series race at Talladega
Posted 05.02.15
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Fresh from an "intense" final eight laps, Joey Logano parked his No. 22 Ford, caught his breath and proclaimed that it was "cool to get this thing in Victory Lane." This, then, can be pronounced a season of "cool" for Logano, who’ll turn 25 later this month. His ...FULL STORY »
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Joey Gase Delivers Thrilling First Career Top-Five Finish At Talladega
Posted 05.02.15
TALLADEGA – The record book will show that Joey Gase delivered car owner Jimmy Means his first NASCAR top-10 finish since 1987 with a thrilling fifth place finish in Saturday’s Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Working on a limited budget and a total of three at-track crew members, Gase ...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 »
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Scott Sheldon Earns Career-Best Finish at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 05.02.15
Event: International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 Date: May 1, 2015 Venue: Talladega Superspeedway Start- 11th Finish- 7th Laps Led- 0 Scott Sheldon, driver of the No. 20 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, earned a career-best seventh place finish in the always unpredictable International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Grant Enfinger’s Speed Continued at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 05.02.15
Event: International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 Date: May 1, 2015 Venue: Talladega Superspeedway Start- 10th Finish- 28th Laps Led- 0 Grant Enfinger, driver of the No. 23 Beasley Allen Lawyers/ Alamo Rent-a-car Chevrolet earned a 28th-place result after a wreck in the late stages of the International Motorsports Hall ...FULL STORY »


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