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The Haters Have Their Boy In Joey Logano
Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2015 – 9:15 | Comments Off on The Haters Have Their Boy In Joey Logano
The Haters Have Their Boy In Joey Logano

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Success has not translated to love for Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano. On the contrary.
Logano, who swept the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Champions by winning at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, said Tuesday that hated from some NASCAR fans and perhaps a […]

Late-Race Wreck: Accident Or Premeditated?
Monday, 26 Oct, 2015 – 9:37 | One Comment
Late-Race Wreck: Accident Or Premeditated?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
As the sun began to go down at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, and the temperatures of fans and at least a couple of drivers began to rise, one veteran NASCAR reporter took to social media to heap snark on peers who were taking shots at Kevin Harvick.
What evidence, he asked […]

Logano Sweeps Round Two; Junior Inches Short
Sunday, 25 Oct, 2015 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Logano Sweeps Round Two; Junior Inches Short
Logano Sweeps Round Two; Junior Inches Short

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Joey Logano didn’t need to win Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to advance to the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship but did. Dale Earnhardt Jr. did need to win to advance and didn’t, though determining those results took an extended examination of video by NASCAR officials.
As […]

Gordon Says Farewell To Talladega With A Pole Victory
Saturday, 24 Oct, 2015 – 17:09 | Comments Off on Gordon Says Farewell To Talladega With A Pole Victory
Gordon Says Farewell To Talladega With A Pole Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Jeff Gordon will start what appears to be his final Sprint Cup Series race at NASCAR’s biggest track from the pole.
Gordon, who has announced that this will be his final season as a full-time driver in the series, won the pole on the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway oval with a lap […]

Thumbs Up For GWC Restart Rule
Saturday, 24 Oct, 2015 – 12:29 | Comments Off on Thumbs Up For GWC Restart Rule
Thumbs Up For GWC Restart Rule

When asked about revising the green-white-checkered rule that will be in effect this weekend at Talladega Supespeedway – the number allowed will be trimmed from three down to one –Jeff Gordon offered up an amendment to the amendment.
“Is there a way to get a rule where there’s none? I’d be in favor that, too,” the […]

Kenseth Says Former Pal Joey Has Truth Issues
Friday, 23 Oct, 2015 – 16:03 | One Comment
Kenseth Says Former Pal Joey Has Truth Issues

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Matt Kenseth said Friday that his plans for Saturday night were to carve Halloween pumpkins with his family. Other things he said during his media session at Talladega Superspeedway – site of this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race – indicated that fellow driver Joey Logano won’t be invited to the […]

Penalties Set Back Two Top Chase Contenders
Tuesday, 20 Oct, 2015 – 10:11 | Comments Off on Penalties Set Back Two Top Chase Contenders
Penalties Set Back Two Top Chase Contenders

 
By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
Kansas City, Kan. – It was a picture-post card autumn day in America’s Heartland for both fans and a couple of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship contenders at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. But on the final green flag pit stop of the Hollywood Casino 400, things got cold and […]

Junior: Confidence Is High Heading To Talladega
Tuesday, 20 Oct, 2015 – 10:05 | Comments Off on Junior: Confidence Is High Heading To Talladega
Junior: Confidence Is High Heading To Talladega

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. used to own Talladega Superspeedway. After a disappointing run at Kansas Speedway in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, he’ll need to re-ascend to the throne next Sunday if he is to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes intact.
Can do, Earnhardt, who finished […]

Pits Were The Pits For A Couple Of Top Chase Contenders
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2015 – 20:37 | Comments Off on Pits Were The Pits For A Couple Of Top Chase Contenders
Pits Were The Pits For A Couple Of Top Chase Contenders

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
 Kansas City, Kan. – It was a picture-post card autumn day in America’s Heartland for both fans and a couple of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship contenders at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. But on the final green flag pit stop of the Hollywood Casino 400, things got cold and […]

Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
Sunday, 18 Oct, 2015 – 20:31 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode
Earnhardt Jr. Heads To Talladega In Must-Win Mode

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
Kansas City, Kan. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. used to own Talladega Superspeedway. After a disappointing run at Kansas Speedway in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, he’ll need to re-ascend to the throne next Sunday if he is to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes intact.
Can do, Earnhardt, who finished 21st […]