TALLADEGA, Ala. – For the second consecutive week veteran Elliott Sadler claimed the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ $100,000 Dash 4 Cash incentive check – and this time, the veteran joked he’d spend the big money on his kids and . … celebrating his birthday on Monday. Continue reading
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Taking advantage of an overtime restart and a fuel shortage that hampered some of the race’s strongest cars, Spencer Gallagher grabbed the lead on the final lap and held on to win Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. Continue reading
NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers are revving up for the Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, April 28th at 3 pm ET. FOX will offer pre-race coverage along with MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
300 miles (113 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on lap 25),
Stage 2 (Ends on lap 50), Final Stage (Ends on lap 113)
Aric Almirola charged into the lead with four laps left in Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway and held off Elliott Sadler at the finish to win the third NASCAR XFINITY Series race of his career.
With the Ford of Darrell Wallace Jr. plowing into the inside backstretch wall behind him on the final lap, Almirola held the top spot to the finish, beating Sadler, the series leader, to the finish line by 0.142 seconds. Continue reading
There are several marked differences between Talladega Superspeedway and its sister restrictor-plate track, Daytona International Speedway.
For one thing, Daytona has tighter corners. Handling is more or an issue at the Birthplace of Speed. At Daytona, driving double-file through the corners is about all most drivers care to risk, whereas at Talladega, with its sweeping turns and higher banking, three-and four-wide is possible without calamity. Continue reading