Articles tagged ‘Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway’

Jun 23

Should a road course be added to the Chase? It’s a mixed bag

NASCAR President Mike Helton - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR SONOMA, Calif.— It's as predictable as a good Cabernet in the Sonoma Valley. Every time the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to a road course, whether it's Sonoma Raceway or Watkins Glen International some 2,700 miles to the east, reporters pop the same question—incessantly. Should the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup include a road course? Theoretically, the idea is seductive. As the argument always goes, the Chase should test every aspect of a driver's mettle, including his ability to turn right as well as left. In order to have a full examination of a driver's title-worthiness, you have to have a road course in the 10-race playoff, which is top-heavy on intermediate speedways. From a whimsical standpoint, the idea is equally fetching. If ... FULL STORY »

Momentum from Talladega Superspeedway Didn’t Transfer to Toledo for Cunningham Motorsports

Cunningham Motorsports Toledo, OH – May 19, 2014 – What a difference two weeks can make! At the last ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race, the Cunningham Motorsports teams were celebrating in Talladega Superspeedway’s victory lane with a win for ... FULL STORY »

Justin Boston Captures 12th-place Finish at Talladega Superspeedway

Justin Boston Justin Boston led eleven laps late in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 ARCA Racing Series race Saturday at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway before finishing 12th in the second of the two restrictor-plate races scheduled in the 2014 season. The ... FULL STORY »

Frank Kimmel extends ARCA top-10 streak to 36 at Talladega

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) (TALLADEGA, Ala.) - Frank Kimmel extended his consecutive races in which he finished in the top 10 to 36 straight Saturday, coming home with a ninth-place finish in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega Superspeedway. Kimmel ... FULL STORY »

John Wes Townley Posts a 13th Place Finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Talladega Superspeedway in Athenian Motorsports Debut

Athenian Motorsports Townley Runs ARCA And NNS Double Header Posting Second and 13th at Talladega Talladega, AL (May 5, 2014)- John Wes Townley posted a 13th place finish in the running of the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, piloting the No. 25 ... FULL STORY »

Austin Wayne Self Grabs Third in Superspeedway Debut at Talladega Superspeedway

Austin Wayne Self May 4, 2014 – Talladega, AL - Austin Wayne Self certainly made his superspeedway debut memorable, with a third place finish at Talladega Superspeedway in the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200, after pushing his teammate, Tom Hessert to ... FULL STORY »

Cunningham Motorsports Conquers Talladega Superspeedway Again…This Time with Tom Hessert

Tom Hessert III Wins International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway First Organization to Repeat in Victory Lane in 16 Races May 4, 2014 – Talladega, AL – It has been proven that Cunningham Motorsports knows their way around the historic Talladega Superspeedway. With Tom Hessert’s victory yesterday in the International ... FULL STORY »

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Championship Points Leader Grant Enfinger Earns Top-Ten Finish at Talladega
Posted 05.05.14
(Lincoln, AL – May 5, 2014) After three wins this season and qualifying on the pole during Friday’s group qualifying, Grant Enfinger and Team BCR broke their winning streak and earned a top-10 finish at Talladega Superspeedway in their fourth start of the season. Enfinger in the ...FULL STORY »
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Justin Allison Finishes Strong after Unfortunate Events
Posted 05.05.14
(Lincoln, AL – May 5, 2014) Alabama’s Justin Allison made his ARCA Talladega debut on Saturday, where luck was not on his side. The rookie driver blew two tires throughout the race, leaving him to finish in 19th. Justin Allison, who is the grandson of Donnie Allison and ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie Dick 2014 NNS Aaron’s 312 Post Race Report
Posted 05.05.14
The high banks and tight racing at Talladega Superspeedway equate to an opportunity for a strong run and a chance to pull of a victory. Jamie Dick and the No. 55 Viva Auto Group team went into the weekend hoping to capitalize on that opportunity. Throughout the first ...FULL STORY »
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Spencer Gallagher Scores Top-Five Finish at Talladega
Posted 05.05.14
TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 5, 2014) – Coming off a second-place finish at Salem (Ind.) Speedway one week ago, Spencer Gallagher entered the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway with one goal: bring home the No. 23 Alamo Rent A Car Chevrolet at the front of ...FULL STORY »
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Scott Sheldon Finishes 13th in First ARCA Race at Talladega
Posted 05.05.14
TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 5, 2014) – Saturday’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway was not only Scott Sheldon’s first restrictor plate race, but also his first stock car race. With help from his No. 20 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet team, Sheldon completed every lap and ...FULL STORY »
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Eric McClure Posts 17th-place Finish at Talladega
Posted 05.05.14
Talladega, AL (May 3, 2014)- After posting a 35th-place finish in Daytona, the season's first superspeedway race, Eric McClure and the Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team headed to Talladega Superspeedway looking for redemption. Starting 18th, McClure and the Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team showed great perseverance throughout the 117-lap event to post the team's ...FULL STORY »
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Chris Buescher Captures Career-High Finish at Talladega
Posted 05.05.14
TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 2, 2014) – Chris Buescher headed to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for his first NASCAR Nationwide Series attempt on a restrictor plate track. After a solid qualifying effort the Roush Fenway Racing driver started the Aaron’s 312 from eighth, but was quickly shuffled back early after losing ...FULL STORY »
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David Starr 2014 Aaron’s 312 Post Race Report
Posted 05.05.14
Mooresville, NC (May 4, 2013) - After an exciting race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon, David Starr and the No. 44 Steely Lumber Co. Toyota Camry finished the Aarons 312 ninth. Starr battled his way from his 16th place starting position, to eventually leading the race under green flag conditions. ...FULL STORY »
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Last Lap Crash Relegates Mark Thompson to a 15th-place Finish at Talladega
Posted 05.04.14
Talladega, Ala. (May 4, 2014) - Mark Thompson's 17th-career start at Talladega Superspeedway got started in the right way, as he was able to qualify in the fourth position for the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200. Thompson went into the race looking to stay towards the front and ...FULL STORY »

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