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Articles tagged ‘Talladega Superspeedway’

Apr 30
Wednesday

Unveiling of the “Alabama Gang Superstretch” has Roush Fenway Ties

Roush Fenway Racing Logo CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2014) – Today the backstretch at Talladega Superspeedway will be renamed “The Alabama Gang Superstretch” in honor of a notable group of drivers who left their homes in search of a better place to race. Setting up shop in Hueytown, Ala. in the late 1950’s., brothers Bobby and Donnie Allison along with Red Farmer dominated the circuit in the south throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s, making the Alabama town and trio synonymous with big-time stock car racing. Red Farmer is the grandfather of Charles (Charlie) Brock, car chief on the No. 60 Nationwide Series team at Roush Fenway Racing. Charlie will be onsite at the unveiling and could not be prouder to come from such a historic bloodline. “It ... FULL STORY »

Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Waltrip (BlueDEF) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 66 BlueDEF Toyota driver Michael Waltrip heads to Talladega Superspeedway for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of 2014. The Owensboro, Ky., native saw his bid for a third Daytona 500 victory end in a lap ... FULL STORY »

Michael McDowell 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell (Leavine Family Racing) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Leavine Family Racing Race Preview NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event:  Aaron's 499 Date:   Sunday, May 4, 2014 Venue: Talladega Superspeedway Leavine Family Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series History at Talladega Superspeedway ... Team owner Bob Leavine has one start at Talladega Superspeedway. It was a ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet SS Teams and Drivers Prepare for Unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway

Team Chevy Logo DETROIT - (April 29, 2014) – With nine races complete in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Chevrolet SS teams and drivers prepare to compete at the longest track on the circuit.  Talladega Superspeedway’s 2.66-mile length is ominous enough, throw ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway  No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 28 Sprint Cup Series starts at Talladega, Kenseth has completed 5,011 of 5,304 laps (94.5 percent) and ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 436 on Sunday at Talladega. Chassis No. 436 was raced in the Sprint Unlimited exhibition race on February 15 at Daytona International ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Paul Menard (Richmond) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Richmond/Menards Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 445 in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS was utilized in this year's Daytona ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview
Posted 04.29.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 440 in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS Dillon drove to a ninth-place finish in the Daytona 500 after ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview
Posted 04.29.14
Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event: Aaron's 499 Date: Sunday, May 4, 2014 Location: Talladega Superspeedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series History at Talladega Superspeedway... Richard Childress began his driving career at Talladega Superspeedway in 1969 and leads team owners for the most all-time victories at the storied Alabama ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview
Posted 04.29.14
Greg Biffle – Talladega Advance Team: No. 16 3M Window Film Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-798  Last ran Daytona – finished 8th Backup Chassis: RK-852  Last ran Talladega – finished 17th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Talladega o   Biffle has 22 Sprint Cup career starts at Talladega, earning two top-five and five top-10 finishes. o   In 2012 Biffle ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Boywer (PEAK) in Car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer Looking for a Dream Weekend
Posted 04.29.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Talladega Superspeedway for the Aaron’s 499 Dream Weekend. And you aren’t dreaming if you think Clint Bowyer has a shot at visiting victory lane Sunday. That’s because Bowyer has two wins at the 2.66-mile oval, both coming in October of 2010 and 2011. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Race Preview
Posted 04.29.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Aaron’s 499 Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 830 – last raced at Daytona- finished seventh Backup Chassis: RK-872 - new chassis ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Talladega o   Stenhouse has two Sprint Cup starts at Talladega earning one top-five and one top-10 finish. o   Stenhouse earned a seventh-place finish in ...FULL STORY »
Aaron's Dream Weekend at Talladega
Honorary Officials Named for Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega
Posted 04.29.14
Wounded Warriors to Serve as Grand Marshals for Aaron’s 312; Torres Race’s Honorary Starter  TALLADEGA, AL – A host of distinguished “Honorary” officials were named today for this weekend’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, May 2-4. Grand Marshals for the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, which gets the green flag on Saturday at 2 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch Up Close in Car - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Victory Would Make for ‘Sweet’ Birthday Weekend for Kyle Busch
Posted 04.29.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 29, 2014) – What to get a guy for his birthday who seemingly has everything? If that guy happens to be Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Pretzel Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) who is the owner of 29 first-place trophies in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition and 130 winner’s ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland (Love's Travel Stops) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
One Year Later, Gilliland Ready to Be ‘Pushee’
Posted 04.29.14
Love's Travel Stop Ford Pushed Teammate to Victory in 1-2 Finish in 2013 STATESVILLE, APRIL 29, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Talladega Superspeedway, where he pushed teammate David Ragan to Front Row Motorsports' first victory in a 1-2 Ragan-Gilliland ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose on track in the No. 9 DeWALT Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
With a Little Luck, Ambrose Can Be Top-10 in Points
Posted 04.29.14
Great Opportunity to Gain Points, Grab a Win Sitting 16th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver standings, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT team head to the Talladega Superspeedway with an opportunity to move into the Top-10 with just a little luck. The team is only 14 markers behind ...FULL STORY »


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