Junior reverses from ‘bloodthirsty’ remarks


Dale Earnhardt Jr. lambasted the pack racing style at restrictor-plate tracks that often leads to multi-car wrecks after Sunday’s race, calling the style ”bloodthirsty.” Now, NASCAR’s most popular driver, who has won seven times at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, is putting it in reverse. […]

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Drivers Angered By Restrictor Plate Tracks

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Tony Stewart didn’t unleash a vitriolic attack on racing at Talladega. He didn’t question NASCAR officials. He didn’t challenge the fans who liked Sunday’s demolition-derby finish. After his car twirled and his title hopes tumbled, Stewart emerged from the infield care center facing TV cameras and […]

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Kasey Kahne wins Talladega pole

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Ride or race is the question NASCAR’s title contenders are considering as they prepare for Talladega Superspeedway. The fourth race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup could be the one that shuffles the 12-driver championship field. The use of restrictor plates bunches the field, and […]

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Gordon going for broke in Sprint Cup Chase

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Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon is a free man in the Chase for the Championship. He started the Chase as one of the wild cards and then a stuck throttle sent him to the wall at Chicagoland Speedway and a 35th-place finish. That left Gordon […]

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Truck Contenders Face Tough Choice

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So what’ll it be this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway … a race win now or a championship later? It’s a choice facing Camping World Truck Series title contenders heading into Saturday’s Fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola. Recent history on the sprawling 2.66-mile oval tells Ty Dillon, […]

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Drivers differ on how to race at Talladega


There’s debate as to where a driver wants to be in the race to the Sprint Cup title. Brad Keselowski likes the view out front. Keselowski takes a five-point lead over Jimmie Johnson into Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway, the fourth of 10 races in the […]

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