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Tifosi Ferrari Fans Monza Formula 1 GP Monza. Foto Imago/Insidefoto

Last weekend was an exciting weekend of action at Talladega Superspeedway. I know. I was there. An astute viewer may have even seen me at the Infield Care Center in the rain Monday (Oct. 4), trying to get quotes from William Byron, Matt DiBenedetto and Ryan Preece. There is plenty to write about in regards …

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History Is Made With Bubba Wallace’s Triumph

2021 Talladega II Cup Bubba Wallace Denny Hamlin Chris Graythen Getty

(Photo: NASCAR Media via Chris Graythen of Getty Images)

LINCOLN, Ala. – Daytona and Talladega have been two of Bubba Wallace‘s strongest tracks since he first arrived in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2017. He’s finished second in the Daytona 500 (2018) and been right up in contention to win on multiple occasions. Monday [Oct. 4] saw Wallace just barely avoid the crash that …

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Hendrick Teammates Alex Bowman, William Byron In Must-Win Situation After Talladega Crashes

Alex Bowman's damaged car is towed to the garage during the YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, 10/4/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

LINCOLN, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway is a tricky place to race in general.  Add the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs to the equation and it just churns your stomach. For Hendrick Motorsports teammates Alex Bowman and William Byron, they’re feeling a little stomach sick this evening. Talladega effectively derailed their championship hopes going forward, barring a …

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Best Seat at the Track: Phil Allaway Joins from Talladega

Phil Allaway Joins for Talladega

Graphic: Jared Haas

On this week’s episode of Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Phil Allaway to preview NASCAR Cup Series racing action at the YellaWood 500 (Talladega Superspeedway, Oct. 4). The pair talks about some of the weekend results thus far, including the double-yellow line rule affecting the outcome of the NASCAR Camping …

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Talladega Wrecks Mar Chevy Silverado 250 for Playoff & Non-Playoff Drivers Alike

Chevy Silverado 250

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

LINCOLN, Ala. – The box score in the future will tell you that Young’s Motorsports’ Tate Fogleman won the Camping World Truck Series Chevy Silverado 250 Saturday (Oct. 2) at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his first career victory in the series. Despite the surprise winner, the race will likely be remembered for the sheer amount …

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Grant Enfinger Joins GMS Racing for 2022 & Beyond

Grant Enfinger's new ride with GMS Racing is revealed at Talladega Superspeedway, 10/1/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

LINCOLN, Ala. – At Talladega Superspeedway’s Garage Experience Friday afternoon (Oct. 1), GMS Racing revealed a portion of their NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver lineup for 2022.  Tops on the list: new signee Grant Enfinger. Champion Power Equipment will follow Enfinger from ThorSport Racing as he once again returns to full-time competition.  Unlike this …

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Marc Miller Out For VIR Due To Ruptured Achilles Tendon

Marc Miller during the Fan Walk prior to the WeatherTech 240 at the Glen, 7/2/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Gradient Racing announced Tuesday (Sept. 28) that regular driver Marc Miller ruptured his Achilles tendon during a training exercise after last weekend’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.  As a result, he is out for next weekend’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. “We have made continual improvements this season and I have worked hard to …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Round of 12 Brings Heavy Playoff Focus to Las Vegas

NASCAR racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, September 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Las Vegas Motor Speedway began the Round of 12 in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, and things got a little more serious since it is likely to be the least looney race of the round. Even with fewer intermediate tracks in the playoffs now, it’s still critical to put up a decent finish here since …

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Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani Sweep IMSA Weekend at Long Beach

Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani pose on top of their Cadillac DPi-V.R. after winning the IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 9/25/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr capped off a weekend sweep Saturday (Sept. 25) in Long Beach.  The duo were fastest in both practices, won the pole, then led 73 of 78 laps to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. “It was a clean sweep,” Nasr said …

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Felipe Nasr Wins IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Pole

Felipe Nasr after winning the pole for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 9/24/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr continued his strong form from practice Friday (Sept. 24) by snagging the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach with a lap at 98.922 mph.  It is Nasr’s second pole of the year. “It feels amazing whenever you get pole position,” Nasr said after …

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