Articles tagged ‘Talladega Superspeedway’

Oct 20

Treacherous Talladega is the Ticket to the Eliminator Round for Six Chevy Chasers

Team Chevy Logo Chevrolet SS Championship Contenders Need Strong Runs at ‘Dega’ to Advance DETROIT - (Oct. 20, 2015) – This weekend, the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travel to the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway for the sixth round of the 10-race Chase playoff.  Talladega is the second cutoff race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, the final event in the Challenger Round.  Twelve drivers are currently in contention for this year’s title, but after 500 miles of racing at the final Superspeedway on the schedule, only eight will still have a shot at this season’s championship. “At Talladega, you give more mentally than you do physically,” said Dale Earnhardt, Jr., a six-time Talladega winner. “In a plate race, you need to ... FULL STORY »

Jacob Companies Returns to the No. 9 Ford at Talladega

2015 NSCS Driver, Sam Hornish Jr., on track in the No. 9 Jacobs Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images No. 9 Team Looking For Another Strong Finish at the Alabama Superspeedway Jacob Companies will once again adorn the No. 9 Ford this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. The full-service general contractor made its first appearance with the team earlier this year ... FULL STORY »

Almirola Eager to Play the Odds for a Win at Talladega

2015 NSCS Driver, Aric Almirola (SmithField) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Smithfield Team Eyes Superspeedway Win Always a crapshoot, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield Ford team hope to have luck on their side and score a top finish this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Almirola and team showed speed in the ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  David Ragan’s first interaction with Aaron’s came in May of 2013 at Talladega Superspeedway. Officials from the Atlanta-based company presented the Front Row Racing driver with a trophy in victory lane minutes after he won the Aaron’s 499 ... FULL STORY »

Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Trevor Bayne – Talladega Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Talladega Super Speedway – Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2:30pm EST. on NBCSN ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Talladega Bayne makes his 10th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Ricky Stenhouse (Zest) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Talladega Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR @stenhousejr @ZestRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Talladega Superspeedway The two-time XFINITY champion has four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) career starts at Talladega with an average ... FULL STORY »

Victory Lane Would Be A “Big One” For Bowyer

2015 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N. C. –  It’s a good thing Clint Bowyer likes to go fast because the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to one of the fastest track on the circuit this weekend, Talladega Superspeedway. That speed usually produces some of the ... FULL STORY »

Maxwell House And Michael Waltrip Racing Fuel Fans At Surprise ÒThe Maxwell House Gas Giveaway.Ó The first 250 fans in line today at 7am-9am at Sunoco in Gastonia, North Carolina, on October 7, 2015 received a complimentary gas card compliments of Maxwell House and Michael Waltrip Racing. - Photo Credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images
Michael Waltrip 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  Michael Waltrip reunites with sponsor Maxwell House this weekend when the two-time Daytona 500 champion climbs  behind the wheel of the No. 98 Maxwell House Toyota at Talladega Superspeedway. Waltrip drove a Maxwell House branded car in 1990 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition. Waltrip, whose No. 98 Toyota is ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Talladega Superspeedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 10.20.15
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 32 – 500 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – Race No. 19 – Fred’s 250 Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) – Talladega, Ala. Fast Facts for October 23-25, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 3 sets for practice/qualifying and ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 494 on Sunday at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. This Chevrolet raced in the Daytona Duels (St. 13/Fin. 11), the May race at Talladega Superspeedway (St. 18/Fin. 7) ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
Paul Menard No. 27 Tarkett / Menards Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes This Week's Tarkett / Menards Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Chassis No. 492 was chosen for this weekend's 500-mile race at Talladega Superspeedway. This Chevrolet SS is making its return from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visit to Daytona International ...FULL STORY »
Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Dow Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow WeatherTech Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes This Week's WeatherTech Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 406 in the 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. This former No. 27 entry was driven to a fourth-place finish in the October 2013 edition of this ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
Event: 500 Date: Sunday, October 25, 2015 Venue: 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-based track with 12 wins. Dale Earnhardt ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (Cheez-It) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
Greg Biffle – Talladega Advance Team: No. 16 Cheez-It Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Talladega     Biffle has 25 Sprint Cup Series starts at Talladega, earning three top-five and six top-10 finishes. One Year Ago at Talladega  Biffle proved to be one of the fastest cars during the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Bobby Labonte - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Bobby Labonte 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
Bobby Labonte No.32 C&J Energy Services Ford Race Advance 47th Annual CampingWorld.Com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway News and Notes: Heading into the final restrictor plate race of the 2015 season, the No.32 C&J Energy Services team will travel to the "The Cotton State" with 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Champion Bobby ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DeWalt Toyota, stands on the grid prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.20.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Preview 500 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 31 Sprint Cup Series starts at Talladega, Kenseth has completed 5,564 of 5,874 laps (94.7 percent) and has led for a total of 470 laps.  Kenseth has earned ...FULL STORY »

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