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Articles tagged ‘Talladega Superspeedway’

Oct 15
Wednesday

Black and Decker Returns for Final Plate Race for Ambrose

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose on board the No. 9 Black and Decker Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images "There is No Other Racing Like Talladega" For the final time this season, Marcos Ambrose will bring the colors of Black and Decker to the track. The brand will sponsor the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) team in what will be the last plate race for Ambrose. Ambrose will make his 12th start at NASCAR's largest oval. Ambrose finished fourth in his first start at the track in the Sprint Cup Series, and it remains his only Top-Five and Top-10 finish at Talladega. Earlier this year, Ambrose finished 19th, and in the past three races, he had cars capable of winning if it were not for bad luck. Ambrose Weekend Chatter: "There is no other racing like Talladega, there really isn't. ... FULL STORY »

Almirola and No. 43 Team Look to Spoil Chase at Talladega

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Smithfield) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Almirola Says He'll be Cautiously Aggressive to Make the Checkered Flag Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield team look to spoil The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and get a win on Sunday. At a track where anything can ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Talladega Superspeedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 32 – Geico 500 Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) – Talladega, Ala. Fast Facts for October17-19, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 4 sets for practice/qualifying and 6 sets for the race Tire ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage area at Dover International Speedway on September 26, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Getty Images Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team will travel to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend to compete in Sunday’s GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race. Winner Winner… Harvick dominated Saturday night’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, talks with crew chief Darian Grubb during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Aaron’s 499 Date/Time: Oct. 19/1 p.m. CT 2013 winner: Jamie McMurray 2013 polesitter: Aric Almirola Distance: 188 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.66 miles Banking: 33 degrees Track Shape:  Tri-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Denny the Deliverminator: Denny Hamlin will drive a special #11 FedEx One Rate/Deliverminator Toyota paint scheme ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Survive and Advance on Wild Card Weekend

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 12, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 14, 2014) – 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 ... FULL STORY »

Spoiler Alert: Ragan Can Be Bracket Buster at Talladega

2014 NSCS Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Driver Has One Win, Four Top-10s in Last Five 'Dega Starts STATESVILLE, OCT. 14, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Talladega Superspeedway: "This is an elimination race for the guys trying to ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Gilliland Takes Pole-Winning Car Back to Plate Track
Posted 10.14.14
Driver Likes His Chances Up Front in Fast Long John Silver's Ford STATESVILLE, OCT. 14, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Talladega Superspeedway: "It's going to be insane at Talladega this week with it being a Chase cut-off race. But then, ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.14.14
Carl Edwards – TALLADEGA ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-913 Backup Chassis:  RK-925 Twitter: @RandyFuller99 ADVANCE NOTES Charlotte Recap o    A second week of late race strategy calls by crew chief Jimmy Fennig puts Edwards and the No. 99 Fastenal team in their best position of the 334-lap race.  On ...FULL STORY »
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2014 Talladega Superspeedway NASCAR (Oct.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 10.13.14
TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES WEEKEND TRACK EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, October 16TH 10:00 AM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER 10:30 AM NCWTS REGISTRATION OPENS 11:00 AM ...FULL STORY »
(Left) Five-time Talladega Superspeedway winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr., joins the lineup for NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track’s Fan Q&A on Sunday, Oct.19, along with two-time TSS winner Donnie Allison (Center) and two time TSS winning crew chief and current NASCAR on FOX analyst Larry McReynolds (right). About Talladega Superspeedway
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Donnie Allison & Larry McReynolds Complete Lineup for Talladega’s Pre-Race Fan Question & Answer Session Sunday, Oct. 19
Posted 10.09.14
Joins Drivers Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Danica Patrick, Gregg Biffle & Aric Almirola. TALLADEGA, AL – NASCAR’s Most Popular driver and five-time Talladega Superspeedway winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr., along with two popular individuals with Alabama ties, have joined a stellar list of NASCAR personalities as part of the track’s Pre-Race Fan ...FULL STORY »
(Left) Danica Patrick Driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS became the first female to lead a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway earlier this year. (Right) Joey Logano driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion a four-time winner this season in the NSCS, led four times for 25 laps in Talladega’s May NSCS event. Both drivers will be a part of Talladega Superspeedway’s Fan Question & Answer Session at the start-finish line on Sunday, Oct. 19.
Joey Logano, Danica Patrick Join Talladega Pre-Race Question/Answer Session
Posted 10.01.14
Event Also Features Chase Contender Johnson, Along With Biffle, Almirola Pit Road Access, Red Carpet & Driver Intros Part of New Pit Pass Upgrade for Fans TALLADEGA, AL – Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Contender Joey Logano and Danica Patrick, who became the first female to lead a NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
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The Quartet is Back for Talladega Superspeedway’s Infield Party – The Big One on the Blvd – on Friday, Oct. 17, with New Twists
Posted 09.30.14
Bowyer, Harvick, Stenhouse, Jr. & Dillon Return for Tons of Fun Which Will Pay Competition Winner $1,000 TALLADEGA, AL – NASCAR drivers Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and Austin Dillon had so much fun at Talladega Superspeedway’s first “Big One on the Blvd”  Parade in the track’s infamous infield ...FULL STORY »
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Senior Airman Donald L. Googe, Jr., to Award Prestigious Freedom Trophy to Talladega’s Sprint Cup Winner during GEICO 500 Weekend
Posted 09.23.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway is known for history, tradition, prestige and honor that come with winning a Sprint Cup race at NASCAR’s Most Competitive track. In May track officials announced a new tradition at Talladega: the presentation of the new and unique “Freedom Trophy” to each NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
Logano TSS Chase Across America
Talladega Superspeedway hosts Logano in Birmingham for NASCAR’s “Chase Across North America”
Posted 09.10.14
Kids from Children’s Hospital of Alabama Present Driver with Bead of Courage for Good Luck TALLADEGA, AL – Joey Logano, one of the 16 Challengers for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, made a pit stop in Birmingham earlier today to visit with kids – who proclaimed him a ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Revises National Series Qualifying Format At Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 09.04.14
Talladega Qualifying To Feature Faster Pace; More Closely Resemble Racing Conditions NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race On Saturday, Oct. 18 On FOX Shifting To 1 p.m. ET  Daytona Beach, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2014) — NASCAR revised its national series qualifying format for Talladega Superspeedway which, in turn, should elevate the on-track competition for fans at ...FULL STORY »


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