‘Talladega Superspeedway: Fan at the Track’ is by one of our Fan4Racing crew, Tommy Craft as he recounts his first time at a Cup Series race.
After 26 years, I finally attended my first ever NASCAR race. Ever since I can remember. I have been watching NASCAR mostly every Sunday. For my 26th Birthday, I got to go to my favorite NASCAR track, Talladega Superspeedway.
NASCAR Hall of Fame Class for 2021 includes Dale Earnhardt Jr, Red Farmer, Mike Stefanik, and Landmark Award recipient, Ralph Seagraves.
As was expected, two-time Daytona 500 winner, two-time NASCAR Xfinity Series champion and one of NASCAR’s perennial Most Popular Drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was officially named a first-ballot NASCAR Hall of Famer on Tuesday evening.
CHARLOTTE, NC – MAY 24: Robert Yates, Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ken Squire and Ron Hornaday Jr. are announced to the Hall of Fame during the NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on May 24, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Byron, Evernham, Hornaday, Squier, Yates Comprise Hall’s Ninth Class
NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The five-person group – the ninth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim France earned the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met today in a closed session at the Charlotte Convention Center to debate and vote upon the 20 nominees for the induction class of 2018 and the five nominees for the Landmark Award. Continue reading →
Polls are now open for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Fan Vote. Fans are asked to cast votes for up to five nominees for inclusion into the Class of 2018, and can vote up to 50 times per day. The five nominees who receive the most votes will count as one of the 54 votes cast by the Voting Panel on NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Day on May 24. Continue reading →
Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane team are planning an encore presentation of their throwback theme first used at the Darlington Raceway earlier this season.
Blaney, at his own request, will wear the same uniform he wore during the Southern 500 to honor David Pearson.
At Talladega, he’ll wear the uniform in honor of both Pearson and the late Neil Bonnett, who was from Bessemer, Ala., and considered Talladega his home track.
Bonnett succeeded Pearson as driver of the iconic No. 21 midway through the 1979 season and used a uniform just like the one Pearson wore. Once aboard the No. 21, Bonnett won in his third start, at Dover International Speedway. He won twice more that season, at Daytona and Atlanta. Continue reading →