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Kenny Francis fined after Talladega

Kenny Francis fined after Talladega

May 6, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  NASCAR announced late Tuesday afternoon that Kenny Francis, crew chief for Kasey Kahne in the Sprint Cup Series, had been fined for rule violations on May 3 at Talladega Superspeedway. The infraction Francis was fined for was discovered following Saturday’s qualifying session during the post-inspection process. Francis has been fined $25,000 […]

Three things learned from Talladega

Three things learned from Talladega

May 5, 2014 No Comments

By: Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  The general notion when it comes to racing at either Daytona or Talladega is that you don’t make to much of what you saw during the race. The style of racing at those two tracks differentiates so much from the remaining 32 races that almost nothing is relatable. However, a […]

Aarons 499 results: where they finished

Aarons 499 results: where they finished

May 4, 2014 No Comments

By: Mark Schafer A yellow flag brought the race to an abrupt halt 3/4ths of the way down the backstretch. With debris littering the frontstretch, NASCAR threw the caution flag that awarded the win to Denny Hamlin, who won his first race of the year. The win was the 24th career win for Hamlin, who […]

Three things learned from the Aaron’s dream weekend at Talladega

May 7, 2012 No Comments

Talladega is the biggest oval track on the NASCAR circuit and it has also been proven to be one of the wildest tracks in the NASCAR season as well. Last weekend was the first stop of the year for the Sprint Cup Series at the 2.66 mile track in Alabama, it also marked the only […]

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NSCS: Keselowski pulls away late for second Talladega win

May 6, 2012 No Comments

Winning a race at Talladega is all about survival. Not only missing the big wrecks, but managing your engine throughout the day just so you can have chance of winning at the end. Sunday’s running of the Aaron’s 499 proved just to be the case of classic Talladega survival. Throughout the day, drivers were forced to […]

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NNS: Logano grabs elusive win at Talladega

May 5, 2012 No Comments

Joey Logano has had an impressive streak of runs recently at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, but until today he had never been able to call himself a winner. After two attempts at a green-white-checkered finish, NASCAR’s version of overtime, it came down to a drag race that looked very familiar, the No. […]

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NSCS: Jeff Gordon grabs 71st career pole, second-straight at Talladega

May 5, 2012 No Comments

For the 71st time in his career, Jeff Gordon will start a race from the pole position after he won the pole for Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. Gordon, who was the 40th of 44 cars to take time in the session, grabbed the pole away from A.J. Allmendinger to take his first pole […]

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NNS: Talladega qualifying washed out, field set by points

May 3, 2012 No Comments

After rain soaked the Talledega Superspeedway for much of the day on Thursday, NASCAR opted to cancel Friday’s Nationwide Series qualifying for the Aaron’s 312. Because of the rain, the field for Saturday’s race will bet set by owner points, per the NASCAR rule book. That places series points leader, Elliott Sadler, on the pole […]

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