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.
Jamie McMurray topped the chart in first Sprint Cup Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway. The driver of the No. 1 Jamie McMurray was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 47.943 and a speed of 199.737 mph.
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.
Darrell Wallace Jr. topped the chart in the first XFINITY Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway. The driver of the No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 49.768 and a speed of 192.413 mph.
Two-Round Qualifying Format Returns Saturday to Talladega Superspeedway for The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
NASCAR’s “Two-Round” qualifying procedure will be in effect this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway when both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) return to the biggest and baddest track on the planet this Saturday, April 30.
NASCAR has made updates to the rule book regarding lug nuts, effective immediately. In a memo sent to teams Monday, the sanctioning body informed organizations that they will be expected to have all five lug nuts installed in a safe and secure manner throughout all national series events.
International Speedway Corporation today announced that Joie Chitwood III, Executive Vice President, ISC and President of Daytona International Speedway, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of ISC. Concurrently, the Company announced that Chip Wile, President of Darlington Raceway, has been promoted to President of Daytona International Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson topped the chart in final Sprint Cup Series practice at Richmond International Raceway. The driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 22.342 and a speed of 120.849 mph.
But since the drivers are now questioning it, it's time for us to reevaluate our position and work with the community on looking at possibly different ways to enforce the pit road rules. The teams are obviously pushing harder than they ever have in this area, and it's time for us to take a look at it. But we'll do that as an industry.