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Articles tagged ‘Talladega Superspeedway’

Oct 16
Wednesday

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 by the No. 26 Wonder race car that appeared in the motion picture – Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. “It’s shake and bake time,” said Busch, repeating the catch phrase from the 2006 movie, which starred Will Ferrell as Ricky Bobby. The sponsorship is part of the reintroduction of the Wonder brand, which had been off the market since the bankruptcy of its former owner late last year. Flowers Foods, a leading producer and marketer of packaged bakery foods in ... 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 »

Jimmie Johnson – Chase Buster

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2013 Talladega Superspeedway Oct. Goodyear Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – 2.66 Miles of Fun

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 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. ... FULL STORY »

Mike Harmon to Pay Tribute to Breast Cancer Victim & Late Race Promoter B.J. Parker

2013 NCWTS & NNS Driver Mike Harmon - Photo Credit: Tom Warshaw/Getty Images 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 ... 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 »
Jacob Entrekin, a teenager from Georgia living with a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy, will once again be a guest of Richard Petty Motorsports, Ambrose and the entire DEWALT team.
Ambrose and DEWALT to Bring Back Special Friend to Races
Posted 10.15.13
Make-A-Wish Recipient Returns as Guests of RPM, Ambrose and DEWALT CONCORD, N.C. (October 15, 2013) - Everyone needs a little more support when racing at Talladega. This weekend, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT team will have one of their biggest fans cheering for them. Jacob Entrekin, a teenager from Georgia ...FULL STORY »
2013 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Michael Waltrip 2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Michael Waltrip isn't behind the wheel of the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine often but when he is the two-time Daytona 500 champion is as good as any restrictor plate driver. The 50-year-old’s fourth 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup start comes Sunday on the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway. After a 22nd-place ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 WIX Filters Chevrolet, stands in the garage - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Ryan Newman – Talladega at Kansas?
Posted 10.15.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 15, 2013) – Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 39 WIX Filters Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) heads into Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway hoping that this race is already behind him. The fall race at Talladega is often referred to as the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch tals with Crew Cheif Dave Rogers - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Wild Card Weekend
Posted 10.15.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 15, 2013) – Each January, the National Football League opens its playoffs with what is called “Wild Card Weekend” as four teams that did not win their division but still earned playoff berths get the chance to advance toward their ultimate goal, a Super Bowl championship. For Kyle ...FULL STORY »


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