Chris Osborne, spotter for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth, has been named the first quarter recipient of the National Motorsports Press Association’s Pocono Spirit Award.
Dave Blaney, driver of the Motter Equipment Mohawk Northeast Beltline Body Shop 71M sprint car, was injured in a qualifying accident during the World of Outlaws #LetsRaceTwo at Eldora Speedway.
Charlotte Motor Speedway will host a new, thrilling format for the May 21 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, the biggest all-star event in all of sports, that will see the brightest stars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series dueling for 113 laps to decide the winner of a $1 million prize.
Matt Tifft will lead the field to the green flag for this afternoon's race at Talladega. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota scored the pole for today's NASCAR XFINITY Series Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway with a time of 52.857 and a speed of 181.168 mph.
Tony Stewart said how deep the race goes before the first caution will have no bearing on him getting out and giving way to a substitute driver.
Matt Tifft topped the chart in final XFINITY Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway. The driver of the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 52.639 and a speed of 181.918 mph.
Carl Edwards – who has won the last two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races – is now targeting a third win on Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Edwards has led the most laps in the past three contests. Now all shall see if he will take a checkered flag from Talladega, a track where he has not triumphed before.