The Monster Energy Cup Series battled sprinkles but eventually took to the track for first practice around 1:30 CST on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway.
Brad Keselowski and Team Penske have been very successful at NASCAR’s restrictor-plate tracks of late and Keselowski says the key is the experience and willingness to make “bold moves.”
The Motorsport.com NASCAR team weighs in on the hottest topics in stock car racing this week.
Restrictor-plate racing makes for strange bedfellows.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s plan to have its top three drivers in the Chase standings ride around in the back of the pack most of the race at Talladega was probably a smart one, but it certainly wasn’t aesthetically pleasing.
Denny Hamlin knew he was on his own to finesse his way into the next round of the Chase, but he was not uncomfortable being in that position.
It wasn’t one big “Happy” family for Stewart-Haas Racing following the Hellmann’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday.
Joey Logano punched his ticket to the Round of 8 with his second career Cup win at Talladega Superspeedway.
Brad Keselowski vowed not to “points race” as he tried to advance to the third round of the Chase and he stayed true to form.
Martin Truex Jr., who at one point appeared to be a shoe-in to challenge for the Sprint Cup Series championship this season, was all-but eliminated from the Chase in the early laps of Sunday’s race at Talladega.
Scott Miller, NASCAR’s senior vice president of competition, said a points penalty for Martin Truex Jr.’s pre-qualifying inspection violation may be “unlikely” but he could not rule out the possibility.
For the second consecutive race, a Camping World Truck Series driver not participating in the inaugural Chase ended up in Victory Lane.
NASCAR confiscated a hollow front jack screw from the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota during pre-qualifying inspection on Saturday, Motorsport.com has learned.
Joey Logano doesn’t have the cushion he enjoyed entering last year’s race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Even though he has yet to earn his first Sprint Cup Series victory this season, Chase Elliott firmly believes if he can advance to the next round of the Chase, his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team can be a contender for the championship.
Happy Hour at Talladega Superspeedway turned into a speed battle between Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing with Jimmie Johnson landing on top.
While the Camping World Truck Series’ annual stop at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway typically offers plenty of excitement, this season’s race holds additional importance.
When it comes to support staff, Kurt Busch will have one hell of a wingman on his side this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.
Ryan Reed is looking to put his restrictor plate prowess to good use this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway as he attempts to make his Sprint Cup debut.
Jeffrey Earnhardt will be making his restrictor plate racing debut at the Cup level this weekend when he gets behind the wheel of the No. 83 BK Racing Starter Toyota.
Looking for someone or something to blame for the wreck-fest that developed in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway? Dale Earnhardt Jr. says try Mother Nature and the drivers themselves.
Jamie McMurray feels fortunate.
Ty Dillon’s tenure as a substitute driver for Tony Stewart came to end at Talladega but the importance of the opportunity wasn’t lost on the Xfinity Series regular.
Danica Patrick flirted with danger throughout Sunday’s Geico 500.
Good finishes didn’t necessary leave drivers with many good feelings following Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
The GEICO 500 resembled more of a demolition derby than a Sprint Cup race on Sunday.
Carl Edwards’ blown tire not only ended his two-race winning streak in the Sprint Cup Series but exposed a serious issue for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who was also collected in the incident.
A seven-car wreck slowed the Geico 500 just past halfway on Sunday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s opportunity to earn his seventh Talladega win fell by the wayside 50 laps into Sunday’s Geico 500.
Tony Stewart said he learned something important after his season debut last weekend at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway – that he may have been more injured than he initially thought.
In the days approaching the 2016 Daytona 500, the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas along with Martin Truex Jr., provided a preview for their strategy in the Great American Race.
For rookie Brennan Poole, the situation was somewhat surreal.
The NASCAR Drivers Council met Friday night at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway and for the first time since its inception the meeting was attended by NASCAR Chairman Brian France.
Joey Logano, who won last fall’s Sprint Cup race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in a squeaker over Dale Earnhardt Jr., was fastest in Friday’s final practice session.
Although Tony Stewart ultimately declined the NASCAR Drivers Council’s offer to pay his NASCAR fine last week, he believes the council’s action made “a huge statement.”
Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns to Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway this weekend with a familiar old friend – one he thought he had lost.
As an aspiring race car driver, Brandon McReynolds learned that sitting on the couch waiting for the phone to ring from potential employers was not the best strategy.
NASCAR Chairman Brian France, speaking on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Tuesday afternoon, said he understands the frustration of fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who failed to advance to Round 3 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
NASCAR found nothing wrong with Kevin Harvick’s actions in Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway and not surprisingly Harvick sees little reason to respond to accusations surrounding them.
Together, drivers combining for nine wins this season ended up eliminated from the Chase from the Sprint Cup following Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
Even a second chance at a final restart couldn’t get Dale Earnhardt Jr. the win he needed to advance to the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Jeff Gordon and Martin Truex Jr. could not have started Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 further apart.
On Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, there will be a unified Team Hendrick.
Multiple issues were found in Sprint Cup technical inspection Saturday at Talladega.
NASCAR has opted to make a change in the way overtime is handled in this weekend's race at Talladega, an event that will serve as the elimination race for the second round of the Chase.
Brian Keselowski will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Talladega Superspeedway, driving for Brad Keselowski Racing.