Aric Almirola finds long-awaited redemption with Talladega win
When the No. 41 Ford of Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kurt Busch lost fuel pressure on the final lap of the 1000Bulbs.com 500, Almirola was there to collect his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory since 2014.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2018 Talladega Race Info
Aric Almirola won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega. Clint Bowyer finished 2nd.
Sunday Talladega Notebook
Fuel shortage deprives Kurt Busch of winning chances at Talladega; Kyle Larson overcomes lack of speed to finish 11th at Talladega; Martin Truex Jr. fights ill-handling car to stay above cut line.
NASCAR statement on not throwing the caution on the last lap: “We were closely monitoring each car involved, and were actively communicating with spotters and safety trucks in Turn 1. All cars were able to either roll off under their own power or signal they were clear. As always, we make every effort to end under green for our fans in the stands and at home, which we did.”
Talladega commercial breakdown
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Talladega to build oversized tunnel in turn three
The new two-lane tunnel will have dimensions capable of allowing vehicles as large as race team haulers and fans' recreational vehicles to enter and exit the track simultaneously with ease.
NASCAR and Talladega Superspeedway enter new partnership with Sugarlands
Sugarlands Shine becomes the "Official Moonshine of NASCAR", will sponsor 2019 Truck Series race at Talladega.
Dover final TV ratings
Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series playoffs at Dover had a 1.2 rating and 2.01 million viewers on NBCSN.
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Liberty National extends sponsorship of Richard Childress Racing
They will remain a primary sponsor for select races with Daniel Hemric, and will be an associate sponsor for select races with Austin Dillon.
Truck and XFINITY races at Nashville?
The owner of Bristol Motor Speedway is in preliminary talks about holding two yearly NASCAR races at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville
Josh Abbott Band to perform pre-race concert at Texas
Fans of the Josh Abbott Band will have the ability to be stage-side for the concert as well as pre-race driver introductions for the AAA Texas 500 with the purchase of a $79 pre-race pass.
Hermie Sadler driving for Premium Motorsports at Martinsville Speedway
He will be in the No. 7 Chevy with Virginia Lottery sponsorship.
Grand marshals named for Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas City, Kansas Police Department Master Detective Danon Vaughn will sing the national anthem, while the Overland Park Police Honor Guard will present the colors.
Jimmie Johnson getting a new crew chief in 2019
Chad Knaus will move to the No. 24 team of William Byron. Kevin Meendering, currently serving as Elliott Sadler's crew chief in XFINITY, will take over the No. 48 team.
Leavine Family Racing switching to Toyota; hires Matt DiBenedetto
In addition to working with Toyota and TRD, they have entered into a technical alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing, which will provide chassis for the No. 95 Camry.
Hunt Brother Pizza will sponsor Harvick in Cup
Harvick's long-time XFINITY Series sponsor will join the #4 Cup team for a select number of races.
Kasey Kahne will not drive the remainder of the season
He has not been in the No. 95 since Darlington.
NASCAR to eliminate driver adjustable trackbar next season
Drivers have asked for the change.
7-Eleven opens store at Texas Motor Speedway; first at a professional sports venue
The store will open at Texas Motor Speedway in time for the AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Playoff weekend.
AdventHealth will be official sponsor of Daytona Speedweeks
61st Annual Daytona 500, 'The Great American Race,' highlights Daytona Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth
Chastain to continue driving for Premium Motorsports
He is also likely to be involved with Ganassi in the XFINITY Series next season.
Kenseth: 'I have no plans to drive' next year
Matt Kenseth, a 39-time winner in the NASCAR Cup Series, says he has no plans to race next season, even if Roush Fenway Racing asks him to return.
New infield amenities to elevate fan experience at ISM Raceway
New amenities available to fans include the Miller Lite Beer Garden, Portacool Chill Zone and the Modern Margarita Tequila Bar
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Sunday, October 14, 2018; Stages end on laps: 55/110/188; green flag scheduled for 2:05pm/et, TV=NBC
Kevin Harvick and Aric Almirola were fastest.
Round-by-round results of qualifying.
Kurt Busch won the pole; Clint Bowyer starts second.
Aric Almirola won the race; Clint Bowyer finished second.
Kevin Harvick leads Kyle Busch by 17 points. Almirola and Elliott are locked into the Round of 8.
Sunday, October 21, 2018. Stages: 80/160/267. Green flag 2:36pm/et. TV=NBC.
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