Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway may not have had the ending that Dale Earnhardt Jr. was hoping for, but the relief on his face from making it to the checkered flag was evident after he climbed from his car.
On a day of survival and attrition, Brad Keselowski was the last man standing at Talladega Superspeedway, powering through a crash-filled Alabama 500 to notch his fifth-career win at NASCAR’s longest race track.
With a push from Penske affiliate and opening stage winner Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney handed the Wood Brothers a green-checkered flag at the end of the second stage of Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Despite a stellar record of race finishes at Talladega Superspeedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. had never won a pole at NASCAR’s longest race track coming into the Alabama 500 race weekend.
Over the years in racing, there have been several memorable driver and crew chief pairings in NASCAR that have combined to leave an indelible imprint on the sport’s top level.
Furniture Row Racing officially confirmed Wednesday that the team will down-size for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, shuttering the No. 77 Toyota after only one year as a two-car operation.
After a muggy Bank of America 500 Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson was left scratching his head at one of his best tracks.
Martin Truex Jr. may not have been the dominant car for the majority of Sunday’s Bank of America 500, but he and his crew found a way to overcome all obstacles en route to their sixth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season.
After nearly being out of a race car for the better part of an entire season, Alex Bowman got his chance to get back behind the wheel this weekend, joining Chip Ganassi Racing for the Drive For the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
All scheduled Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series activity was rained out Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, after persistent mist and then rain dampened the 1.5-mile quad-oval from the morning onward.
Ryan Blaney is doing double duty once again this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, competing in both Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive for the Cure 300 and Sunday’s Bank of America 500 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
One week after reigning Daytona 500 champion Kurt Busch was eliminated from playoff contention, he bounced back with an eighth-place qualifying effort at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday.