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FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski will continue his pursuit of a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with team-owner Roger Penske’s blessing to be his own Bad Self.
Keselowski qualified for the eight-driver Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dramatic victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Needing a [...]

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Flat Spot On: Talladega Produces Magic On This Day
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega bound. When pulling out from Atlanta and heading west, the anticipation begins along with the uneasiness. At the Alabama line, the ambivalence hits top dead center. You just never know what to expect at the stock car behemoth.
On this day, it’s all on the up and [...]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 20:15 | One Comment
Sadler Holds On To Win Talladega NNS Race
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Elliott Sadler survived/won Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway.
Sadler, for whom it was his 10th series victory, led nine times for a race-best 40 laps.
“We stayed on the bottom (on a final restart), stuck to our guns, David Ragan did a good job of pushing us and we were able to [...]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 19:06 | Comments Off
Scott Wins Pole In Bizzare Qualifying At Talladega
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Brian Scott drove to the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega on Saturday afternoon.
Scott overcame a rather reluctant group of 11 other drivers – none would take to the track until there was only time enough left for a single green-flag lap – in the final round of knockout qualifying to get the [...]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 13:54 | Comments Off
Hornish Wins NNS Pole At Talladega
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Sam Hornish Jr.on Friday won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Elliott Sadler and Darrell Wallace Jr. qualified second and third.
Hornish, who is making his first Nationwide start this season, had a fast lap of  186.783 mph in the closing seconds of the third and final round of Friday’s qualifying session.
It was [...]

Sat, 05/3/14 – 7:42 | Comments Off
Drivers Hope KO Qualifying Doesn’t KO Qualifiers
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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TALLADEGA, Ala. – One of the most-anticipated qualifying sessions in the history of NASCAR will occur Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway.
The new “knock out” format has stirred so much interest that the first-ever round of Sprint Cup time trials under the new three-round procedure at a restrictor plate track will [...]

Fri, 05/2/14 – 17:42 | Comments Off
Ambrose Briefs Media About The Richmond Ruckus
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In the minutes following last Saturday night Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, Marcos Ambrose hit Casey Mears. Not with his car, but with his right fist. Hard. Very hard, video and Mears both say.
The series is back at a race track this week – Talladega Superspeedway – and both drivers will be present.
On [...]

Thu, 05/1/14 – 16:37 | One Comment
Teams Hit The Road For Inaugural Grand Prix Of Indy
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves neatly summarized Wednesday’s Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
“There is only going to be one winner of the inaugural Grand Prix of Indy, and I want that to be me,” Castroneves said after completing 74 laps around the [...]

Thu, 05/1/14 – 8:24 | Comments Off
Earnhardt Jr. Voted First Quarter Winner Of Prestigious DOTY Award
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., winner of NASCAR’s season-opening Daytona 500, has been voted recipient of the First Quarter Driver of the Year Award for 2014.
Earnhardt prevailed in balloting by a national panel of motorsports journalists and broadcasters with seven of 17 first-place votes.
Ending an almost two-year winless drought, Earnhardt took the checkered flag at Daytona International [...]

Wed, 04/30/14 – 20:16 | Comments Off
Montoya To Return To Sprint Cup For Team Penske
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Juan Pablo Montoya’s NASCAR days are, it seems, far from over.
Team Penske announced Wednesday, that Montoya, who left NASCAR following the 2013 season and is now driving full time for the Penske IndyCar program, will drive one of its cars in two Sprint Cup races in 2014.
And no, those races [...]

Wed, 04/30/14 – 9:59 | Comments Off
Enders-Stevens Wins Pro Stock Title In Baytown
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Erica Enders-Stevens drove to the Pro Stock victory in the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNational in Baytown, Texas.
The victory was her second of 2014 and the 99th by a woman in the history of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Robert Hight (Funny Car) each raced down Royal Purple Raceway [...]

Sun, 04/27/14 – 20:13 | Comments Off