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Oct 17
Thursday

Grand Marshals, Honorary Starters Named for Camping World RV Sales 500/fred’s 250 Powered By Coca-Cola at TSS

Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway announced today the Grand Marshals and Honorary Starters for both Saturday’s fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola and Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 500, the sixth race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship. Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises Chairman and CEO, plus the star of CNBC Prime’s reality series The Profit, Marcus Lemonis will give the most famous command in motorsports – “Drivers, Start Your Engines,” serving as Grand Marshal for the Camping World RV Sales 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, which is scheduled for a green flag at 2 p.m. EST. TJ Smith, the Senior Vice President of Camping World RV Sales, will be high above the start-finish line in the flag ... FULL STORY »

ERC & TMone Partner with Circle Sport and Cassill for Talladega

No. 33 ERC Acquired TMone Chevrolet SS Iowans Join Forces for Sprint Cup Series Superspeedway Race  MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 17, 2013) – Iowa City, Iowa-based TMone will sponsor fellow Iowa native Landon Cassill this week for the Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.  Celebrating the recent acquisition of TMone by Jacksonville, ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray & Juan Pablo Montoya 2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Race Previews

2013 NSCS Drivers Jamie McMurray (L- Cessna) & Juan Pablo Montoya (R-Target) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP  Race: Camping World RV Sales 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray @jpmontoya Cars: No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Talladega Superspeedway TV: ESPN (2 p.m. ET) Social: @EGRTeams, #TeamGanassi, #driveCessna, #TeamTarget I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon – Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Wesley Hitt / Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Oct. 16, 2013) – When one is making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, where a handful of far more experienced drivers are just five races away from potentially winning the elusive Sprint ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Ready to Shake and Bake in Wonder Car at Talladega

The No. 78 Wonder Chevrolet SS that Busch will drive in Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 500 Sprint Cup race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Denver (Oct. 16, 2013) – Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch will showcase the Wonder bread primary paint scheme on his No. 78 Chevrolet during this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. The colorful paint scheme was inspired ... FULL STORY »

Bayne, Wood Brothers Back on Track for Camping World RV Sales 500

Trevor Bayne Cockpit - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR Trevor Bayne, the Wood Brothers and their No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion are headed to Talladega Superspeedway for Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 500. Over the years, the Woods have been one of the most successful teams at Talladega. Team ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 14 – 20, 2013

Toyota Racing Logo CAMRY CHASERS: Halfway through the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship playoff, Toyota driver Matt Kenseth continues to lead the 13-driver field by four points ahead of second-place Jimmie Johnson. Kyle Busch ranks fifth ... FULL STORY »



NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson – Chase Buster
Posted 10.16.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 16, 2013) – Conspiracy theorists like to hypothesize that the reason Jimmie Johnson has won five straight championships is because the races that comprise the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup are his best tracks. But those theorists forget – or just don’t bother to look at ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2013 Talladega Superspeedway Oct. Goodyear Tire Fast Facts
Posted 10.16.13
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 32 – Camping World RV Sales 500 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 18 – Fred's 250 Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) – Talladega, Ala. Fast Facts for October 18-20, 2013 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway Radials (Sprint Cup); Goodyear Wrangler Superspeedway Radials (Camping World Truck) Set limits: ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.- Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – 2.66 Miles of Fun
Posted 10.16.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 16, 2013) – Danica Patrick freely admits she enjoys the style of racing that takes place at restrictor-plate tracks like Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway and Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. So it’s no surprise that Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is looking ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS & NNS Driver Mike Harmon - Photo Credit: Tom Warshaw/Getty Images
Mike Harmon to Pay Tribute to Breast Cancer Victim & Late Race Promoter B.J. Parker
Posted 10.15.13
Mike Harmon in the No. 84 Chevrolet will be returning to his home track Talladega, and will be running a special tribute truck in memory of BJ Parker. BJ Parker died of breast cancer in 2011. Mike Harmon Racing (MHR) wants to bring awareness that men can have breast cancer also. ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.13
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Camping World RV Sales 500 Advance Team: No. 17 Nationwide Insurance Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 830 – last raced at Talladega- finished 13th Backup Chassis: RK-799 - Last ran during Daytona test                              ADVANCE NOTES ·         Stenhouse Jr. ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Martin Truex Jr 2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. grew tired of watching it rain in Texas early this week so he’s now turning his full attention to Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing team arrived at Texas Tuesday morning for a two-day test ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 10.15.13
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE CAMPING WORLD RV SALES 500 TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY TALLADEGA, ALABAMA OCTOBER 20, 2013 DID YOU KNOW? Chevrolet – which has raised over $2.2 million since 2011 for the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” initiative through dealership walks, national test drive promotions and national service rebate promotions – will donate to the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS No. 16 3M Scotch Blue Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.13
Greg Biffle – Talladega Advance Team: No. 16 3M Scotch Blue Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-852  Last ran Talladega – finished 36th Backup Chassis: RK-798  Last ran Daytona – finished 17th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Talladega o   Biffle has 21 Sprint Cup career starts at Talladega, earning two top-five and five top-10 finishes. o   In 2012 Biffle finished inside the ...FULL STORY »
2013 Carl Edwards (Subway) in Car - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.13
Carl Edwards – Camping World RV Sales 500 Team: No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis:  RK- 797 last ran at Daytona 500 Backup Chassis: RK – 835 last ran at Talladega ADVANCE NOTES  ·         Edwards at Talladega o   In his previous 18 starts at Talladega, Edwards has two top-five and five top-10 finishes. Edwards’ average start at Talladega is ...FULL STORY »


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