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Larson’s Monster Lap Earns Dover Pole
Friday, 4 May, 2018 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Larson’s Monster Lap Earns Dover Pole
Larson’s Monster Lap Earns Dover Pole

Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing will start Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway from the pole.
Larson laid down a fast lap of 22.770 seconds (158.103 mph) to get the pole.
Kevin Harvick, a three-time winner in 2018, was second fastest with a lap at 157.494 mph (22.858 seconds).
Reigning series champion […]

CMS ‘Roval’ Feels Like ‘True Road Course’
Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 – 16:05 | Comments Off on CMS ‘Roval’ Feels Like ‘True Road Course’
CMS ‘Roval’ Feels Like ‘True Road Course’

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Paul Menard said Tuesday he believes this year’s Bank of America 500 will be a “survival” race due to the characteristics possessed by Charlotte Motor Speedway’s new road course.
“It looks like Watkins Glen, it feels like Watkins Glen, but it has the grip of Sonoma. It’s pretty […]

Flat Spot On: Need for Speed Satisfied at Talladega?
Monday, 30 Apr, 2018 – 17:23 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Need for Speed Satisfied at Talladega?
Flat Spot On: Need for Speed Satisfied at Talladega?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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TALLADEGA, ALA. – When you arrive at Talladega, it’s like being in the belly of the beast. You sense that something could go bad wrong. Such as Jamie McMurray’s multiple flips Friday on the back stretch. Then you realize it’s those rather remarkable men in their flying machines (sometimes) who […]

Logano Ends Long Drought, Wins At Talladega
Sunday, 29 Apr, 2018 – 16:55 | Comments Off on Logano Ends Long Drought, Wins At Talladega
Logano Ends Long Drought, Wins At Talladega

Talladega Superspeedway’s much-ballyhooed reputation of for producing exciting finishes took a beating on Sunday. But that was just fine with Joey Logano.
Logano, who led a race-best 70 of 188 laps, got the victory. It was the Team Penske driver’s  first of the season and third at the 2.66-mile high-banked oval. It was his 19th NASCAR […]

Four Straight Not A Given For Busch On Sunday
Sunday, 29 Apr, 2018 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Four Straight Not A Given For Busch On Sunday
Four Straight Not A Given For Busch On Sunday

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
During his Friday press conference at Talladega Superspeedway, Kyle Busch talked about winning the last three NASCAR Cup Series and the prospect of making it four in a row this weekend.
Well, he said, Talladega and the bizarre restrictor plate racing shows that the series puts on there could make his […]

Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win
Sunday, 29 Apr, 2018 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win
Gallagher Gets First Xfinity Win

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Spencer Gallagher grabbed the lead on the final lap and held on to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The victory was the first of Gallagher’s career in the series. In fact, Saturday marked the first time in 49 series starts that he has led a race.
He crossed the finish line .152 seconds […]

Harvick On Pole At Talladega
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 17:34 | Comments Off on Harvick On Pole At Talladega
Harvick On Pole At Talladega

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Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway when he covered the 2.66-mile distance in 49.247 seconds (194.448 mph) on Saturday.
Kurt Busch, his teammate at Stewart Haas Racing, was close behind with a 49.340-second lap (194.082 mph).
The two Fords will start on the front row in Sunday’s 500-miler (2 p.m. ET on […]

Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son
Highway Wreck Kills James Hylton, Son

LAVONIA, Ga. – Former NASCAR driver and ARCA team owner James Hylton and his son were killed early Saturday when the vehicle hauling their race car back from Talladega Superspeedway crashed on I-85 in Franklin County, Ga.
The Georgia State Patrol and the Franklin County Coroner’s office told WSPA in Spartanburg, S.C., that James Harvey Hylton, […]

Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend
Bayne’s Statement: I Want To Drive Every Weekend

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Trevor Bayne made it known Friday he is not exactly all-in on Roush Fenway Racing’s impending share-the-ride NASCAR Cup Series plan involving Matt Kenseth in the No. 6 Ford Fusion.
Bayne issued a statement prior to the opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway _ site of Sunday’s […]

NASCAR Acquires ARCA
Friday, 27 Apr, 2018 – 17:23 | Comments Off on NASCAR Acquires ARCA

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NASCAR announced Friday that it has acquired the Automobile Racing Club of America Series.
NASCAR Vice Chairman Jim France joined Marcum’s grandson, ARCA President Ron Drager, at Talladega Superspeedway Friday morning to formalize the announcement.
“Our NASCAR family has long had a special connection with our friends at ARCA, and this is a logical step in demonstrating our commitment to the […]