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Articles tagged ‘Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway’

May 02
Saturday

Blake Jones Wins International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 For First Career ARCA Racing Series Victory

Talladega ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard winner Blake Jones TALLADEGA, AL – They weren’t able to keep up with this Jones at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday, as 18-year-old Blake Jones pulled away from the field on a green-white-checkered restart to win the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 ARCA Racing Series event. Not only did Jones’ first career ARCA Racing Series victory come in only his second career start on a superspeedway, it also occurred a month before he graduates from high school in his hometown of Sevierville, Tenn. “It’s hard to put into words. This has almost brought tears to my eyes,” an emotional Jones said from Victory Lane. “This is the biggest race I’ve ever won. It’s a dream come true. “Just to be able come here and race at ... FULL STORY »

Medical Update On ARCA Driver Brad Smith

Brad Smith Photo Credit: ARCARacing.com (TALLADEGA, Ala. – May 1, 2015) – ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards driver Brad Smith has been transported to a local hospital, diagnosed with a left ankle fracture and admitted for further observation. The injuries were ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Wants To Stay At Stewart-Haas Racing

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 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. ... FULL STORY »

Shaky Run For Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski Confident

2015 NASCAR Driver, Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Brad Keselowski was the winner in Talladega’s most recent race, with a victory in a “two-overtime” green-white-checkered finish that propelled him into the Eliminator Round of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. “Coming back here this weekend after ... FULL STORY »

Sprint Cup drivers feeling positive about new qualifying format at Talladega

2015 GEICO 500 Logo TALLADEGA, Ala.— Saturday's Coors Light Pole qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 is the unveiling of still another new format for Talladega Superspeedway, and it meets with wide approval among drivers. "I feel really good about what it's ... FULL STORY »

ARCA rookie Blake Jones wins Talladega

Talladega ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard winner Blake Jones (TALLADEGA, Ala. - May 1, 2015) - ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards rookie Blake Jones gave Cunningham Motorsports two straight wins at Talladega Superspeedway, taking the lead from teammate Tom Hessert on the final lap of the International ... FULL STORY »



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Chad Boat Returns To XFINITY Series Competition At Talladega; Truck Starts On Horizon
Posted 05.02.15
It’s hard to believe that Chad Boat is poised to make just his second NASCAR XFINITY Series start of the season in Saturday’s Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, but Boat says his team has been focused on building a successful family-owned program. Billy Boat Motorsports launched a NASCAR Camping ...FULL STORY »
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Veteran ARCA Driver Brad Smith Transported To Local Hospital Following Nasty Wreck At Talladega
Posted 05.01.15
Veteran ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards driver Brad Smith was airlifted to a Birmingham, Alabama hospital after being involved in a vicious crash during Friday afternoon’s International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200. The accident started when series championship contender Austin Wayne Self broke loose underneath rookie Cody Coughlin. Self ...FULL STORY »
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Chase Elliott climbs XFINITY Series standings, readies to register first top-10 restrictor-plate finish
Posted 04.30.15
Much of the attention given to Chase Elliott lately has centered around his five scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts as he readies to replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet next season. Elliott performed well at Richmond Sunday, finishing 16th in just his second NSCS start. Quietly, ...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
Dale Earnhardt Jr. eyes return to Talladega glory days
Posted 04.30.15
For a period of time, the words “Dale Earnhardt Jr.,” “Talladega Superspeedway” and “Victory Lane” were synonymous. The No. 88 Chevrolet driver set the record for most consecutive wins at the 2.66-mile track with four from Oct. 21, 2001 to April 6, 2003. He took a two-race sojourn from Victory Lane ...FULL STORY »
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Car Chief for Chris Buescher Shares Family Ties to ‘Alabama Gang’
Posted 04.30.15
TALLADEGA, Ala. (April 30, 2015) – Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedway is a sweet one for Charlie Brock, not only because Bit-O-Honey again graces the hood of the No. 60 Ford Mustang, but Brock shares family ties to the 2.66-mile Superspeedway. Brock, who for the ...FULL STORY »
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Experience Talladega Race Weekend Through Lenses of 100,000 Cameras
Posted 04.30.15
Groundbreaking Crowd-Sourced Documentary Chronicles Race Weekend from Every Conceivable Angle May 3 at Talladega Superspeedway Cellphones have become an integral part of sports viewing, as fans both in-person and watching afar chronicle and share their experience across social media. To capture the NASCAR experience from all perspectives, FOX Sports 1 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NCWTS Driver Brad Keselowski (Cooper Standard) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Careers For Veterans To Ride with Brad Keselowski at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 04.30.15
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 30, 2015) - Something will be different about Brad Keselowski's NASCAR Sprint Cup car during GEICO 500 weekend May 1-3 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. This weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, thanks to a cooperative effort between Miller Lite and Cooper Standard the rear quarter panels of the No. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Ross Chastain - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Ross Chastain Knows Talladega
Posted 04.30.15
Ross Chastain JD Motorsports with Gary Keller No. 4 Flex Shot Chevrolet Camaro Talladega Superspeedway preview Winn-Dixie 300 Saturday, May 2 The race: 300 miles, 113 laps, race 9 of 33 TALLADEGA, Ala. – Ross Chastain has raced only twice at Talladega Superspeedway, but he knows the ins and outs of the track. In 2013, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Landon Cassill - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Landon Cassill Builds On Talladega Success
Posted 04.30.15
Landon Cassill JD Motorsports with Gary Keller No. 01 G&K Services Chevrolet Camaro Talladega Superspeedway preview Winn-Dixie 300 Saturday, May 2 The race: 300 miles, 113 laps, race 9 of 33 TALLADEGA, Ala. – Landon Cassill has been so close to victory at Talladega Superspeedway that he could taste it. He hopes to get ...FULL STORY »


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