Our NASCAR friends have likely written much this week about the rough day in the office drivers in the Sprint Cup Series had at Talladega, but it turns out that some of the drivers in the NHRA Mello Yello and J&A Services Pro Mod Series had their share of misfortune last weekend as well. If … The post Nitro Shots: Rough Day at the Office appeared first on Frontstretch.
Ten teams between the Sprint Cup and XFINITY series were warned for failing pre-race inspection multiple times during the Talladega race weekend, including the No. 48 of Jimmie Johnson. Johnson’s team failed template inspection three times and in addition to his warning he will lose 15 minutes of practice time this weekend at Kansas Speedway. Show More Summary
You know that old sports saying that goes something like, “I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out?” Well, I guess a similar saying could come out of Sunday’s Geico 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway — one that goes a little like, “I went to a NASCAR [...]
You’ll have to forgive our writers in advance for focusing more on past history rather than the final result of Sunday’s attrition-filled GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway for this week’s Power Rankings. Who can blame them? WithShow More Summary
Sprint Cup Series TV ratings have been on a steady decline nearly three months into the 2016 season. However, this past Sunday’s GEICO 500 defied the trend as for the first time this year, overnight ratings were not down. According to...Show More Summary
Two Florida men were found dead in a trailer Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama, prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup GEICO 500. According to Haley Townsend of WIAT.com, the bodies of 19-year-old Joshua Douin of Crawfordville,...Show More Summary
There was plenty of rolling and tumbling in the Sprint Cup race at Talladega Sunday. That’s been a big topic of debate in these couple of days after the race. It’s something NASCAR is trying to prevent, but when you get cars going at nearly 200 mph only inches away from each other, no matter … The post Who’s Hot & Who’s Not: Kansas Edition appeared first on Frontstretch.
Following a wild weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to a mile-and-a-half track for the first time since early April as teams head to Kansas Speedway. This will be the second night race of 2016 and third in the history of the speedway since it installed lights for the 2014 season. Show More Summary
For the first time since 2014, Clint Bowyer will compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Competing in Friday evening’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway, the Sprint Cup Series veteran will pilot the No. 24 truck for GMS Racing. Show More Summary
Dark clouds covered the Talladega Superspeedway on a hot, humid Sunday, cast an ominous haze over the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field. Moisture threatened to cover the field throughout the day, but the only particles to fly across the 2.66-mile oval was the myriad of debris sent flying from the dozens of crashed cars. Show More Summary
Sprint Cup: Kenseth and Logano Not Done Yet – For the second straight time, Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano have experienced an issue at Talladega Superspeedway involving contact on the track. The only difference, obviously, is what has...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Brad Keselowski claimed his second win of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season on Sunday when he took the checkered flag in the Geico 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. joining Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards as multi-race winners through 10 races. “I’m so proud of everybody at Team Penske,” [...]
GIF via Fox Deportes Did we watch a NASCAR Sprint Cup race or a demolition derby today at Talladega? With eight laps to go, Matt Kenseth went flying tail-up into a roll, triggering a restart with four laps to go. On the last lap, cars collided into a huge mass once again as Brad Keselowski drove away from the pack to win. Read more...
We had one “Big One” already at today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega. Now we’ve had a much, much ‘Bigger One” that took out half the remaining field. 17 cars ended up damaged after this huge wreck. Read more...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has had a series of unfortunate events at today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega. After getting back on track after a hard hit, Earnhardt’s steering wheel came off the hub. No big deal; Dale’s got hands. Read more...
Everyone was getting antsy as rain sprinkles threatened to shut down today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway early, so one of the restrictor plate track’s classic “big one” crashes came early. Read more...
Last year’s spring Talladega NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will probably not be anywhere near the top this time around after a hard hit sent him to the garage. Earnhardt’s car got loose as he tried to move between two others, sending him into the barriers. Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT Chase Elliott took his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series restrictor-plate race pole record to two for two on Saturday by claiming the pole for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, the second of four restrictor-plate races on the 2016 schedule. Elliott also was the pole sitter for the season-opening Daytona 500 in [...]
Chase Elliott captured his second pole of the season and of his young career Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, and he will lead the field to the start-finish line in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500. As pointed out by Jeff Gluck of USA Today, Elliott's qualifying run continued a trend of the No. Show More Summary
Call NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series the Carl Edwards show as it heads into Sunday's GEICO 500 at the legendary Talladega Superspeedway. Edwards now has back-to-back checkered flags after last week's win in Richmond, taking the honor from...Show More Summary