Kyle Busch avoids a last-lap wreck to earn a NASCAR Cup Series win at Talladega Superspeedway in the GEICO 500.
With the short track stretch behind the NASCAR Cup Series, the field looks to Talladega Superspeedway. A racetrack that needs no introduction as no driver has an easy day at the longest track in the campaign.
It is a stressful weekend for many teams with the unknowns that lay within the two-and-a-half-mile superspeedway. With any high-speed race, a day can be ruined or made depending primarily on luck. That is why every driver has a chance if they are in the race.
Kyle Busch speeds to a NASCAR Cup Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway in the GEICO 500 on Sunday afternoon.
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Kyle Busch is a Las Vegas native after all, so he was “all in” to stay on track instead of pitting for fuel during a pair of overtime restarts in the GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway Sunday afternoon. And he ended up, the big winner.
On a thrilling last lap. Ross Chastain captures a victory at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Cup Series Geico 500 on Sunday.
One lap. That’s all it took for Ross Chastain to drop a watermelon and raise a trophy in celebration. The 29-year-old Floridian led only the last – typically frantic – lap in the GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Sunday to take his second career NASCAR Cup Series victory.
‘Fan at the Track: Spring Talladega’ is an in-person perspective of the action at Talladega Superspeedway from Fan4Racing writer, Mike Orzel. (Author commentary is their own opinion, and does not necessarily reflect the overall views at Fan4Racing.)
Talladega is always a wild, unpredictable experience. The track’s slogan “This is more than a race, THIS IS TALLADEGA” plays prominently in track promotional materials and is spot on. Talladega offers an experience far beyond what most fans expect at a more typical track, both in terms of the on-track action as well as the broader character of the track itself and the die-hard fans in attendance.
Brad Keselowski adds to his Talladega win count with another victory in the NASCAR Cup Series Geico 500 at Alabama track on Sunday.
After what has been an eventful start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, the show rolls into Talladega Superspeedway. Despite what fans say about the typical superspeedway race, teams still look at these races as a chance to grab a win. Anything and everything is possible in these races. As always, it is critical to find a way to make it to the end of the race.