Articles tagged ‘Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway’

May 05

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 Motorsports Hall of Fame 200, the organization has earned two victories in the last five years (Dakoda Armstrong in 2010)---becoming the first organization in 16 races to celebrate a repeat trip to victory lane at the high-banked track. In addition to the win, the organization took home the 3rd spot with Hessert’s teammate Austin Wayne Self pushing Hessert to the ‘W’ and grabbing 3rd. Hessert and his Caregard/Axiom team tested at the 2.66 mile speedway in Talladega, Alabama two ... FULL STORY »

Championship Points Leader Grant Enfinger Earns Top-Ten Finish at Talladega

Grant Enfinger (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 ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allison Finishes Strong after Unfortunate Events

Justin Allison (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. ... FULL STORY »

Jamie Dick 2014 NNS Aaron’s 312 Post Race Report

Jamie Dick (Photo Credit: Jennifer Stewart / Getty Images) 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 ... FULL STORY »

Spencer Gallagher Scores Top-Five Finish at Talladega

Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Getty Images) 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. ... FULL STORY »

Scott Sheldon Finishes 13th in First ARCA Race at Talladega

GMS Racing Logo 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. ... FULL STORY »

Eric McClure Posts 17th-place Finish at Talladega

Eric McClure (Photo Credit: Getty Images) 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 ... 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 »
2014 NNS Driver David Starr Striping
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 »
Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Cartwheel Chevrolet, pits after crashing during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit:  Mike Ehrmann / Getty Images)
Kyle Larson Races to a 30th-Place Finish in True Talladega Form
Posted 05.04.14
TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 4, 2014) - Kyle Larson made his second-career start at Talladega Superspeedway during Saturday afternoon's Aaron's 312 and despite suffering major damage to his No. 42 Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet, the 21-year-old drove to a 30th-place finish after spending nearly 40 laps in the garage to ...FULL STORY »
Damage is seen on the car of Dylan Kwasniewski, driver of the #31 Rockstar Chevrolet, after crashing during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron's 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Dylan Kwasniewski Gets Caught Up In Accident, Finishes 35th at Talladega
Posted 05.04.14
Talladega, Ala. (May 4, 2014) - Dylan Kwasniewski's first-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Talladega Superspeedway did go as hoped, as the young 18-year-old rookie got caught up in a four-car accident on lap 44, relegating Kwasniewski and the No. 31 Rockstar Energy Drink Chevrolet team to a 35th-place ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne Battles For 10th-Place Finish At Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 05.04.14
LINCOLN, Ala. (May 4, 2014) – Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang earned his seventh top-10 finish of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season on Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway, after coming home with a 10th-place finish. However, the result did not come easy ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Ryan Reed - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Strong run for the No. 16 team stunted by a mid-race accident
Posted 05.04.14
LINCOLN, Ala. (May 4, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) rookie Ryan Reed led the opening 29 laps of Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Talladega Superspeedway. After a career best qualifying effort of fourth, the American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes ...FULL STORY »
Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Landon Cassill Roars To Eighth At Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 05.04.14
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Landon Cassill scored his best finish of the Nationwide Series season Saturday, roaring to an eighth-place run in the Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway. Cassill rode the Talladega draft over the closing laps to claim eighth, solidifying his spot in 12th in the driver point standings and ...FULL STORY »
Jeffrey Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Godwin Kelly / DBJ)
Jeffrey Earnhardt 16th In Wild Talladega Run
Posted 05.04.14
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Jeffrey Earnhardt sliced through traffic in the closing laps and came home 16th Saturday in a wild Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway. Earnhardt, who started 39th, was 19th with seven laps to go but made passes and was 16th at the finish. “It’s always tight trying to move ...FULL STORY »

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