Talladega II (2016)
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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.
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.
When it comes to support staff, Kurt Busch will have one hell of a wingman on his side this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.
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.