‘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.
Drew Dollar’s first win in the General Tire 200 at Talladega Superspeedway continues Venturini Motorsports dominance this season with three victories in three races.
The most exciting part of the ARCA Menards Series General Tire 200 at Talladega Superspeedway was the last two laps. In the end, it was Drew Dollar’s No. 15 Venturini Motorsports Toyota taking the checkered flag for the rookie’s first win in the series. The victory was an emotional celebration for Dollar.
Sheldon Creed, the 2018 ARCA Menards Series champion, will be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame’s ARCA Wall of Champions on Thursday, April 25. Creed, who won four times on his way to the title, currently drives for GMS Racing’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team. He has also maintained his presence in Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Truck Series, where he won both halves of a doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway.