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posted OCTOBER 18, 2017

What do the 10 drivers still looking to advance need at Kansas? by Bob Pockrass

Auto Racing Daily
Talladega Superspeedway belongs in playoffs by Amanda Vincent

Charlotte Observer
Drivers finally test Charlotte's 'Roval,' say it has 'all kinds of craziness going on' by Brendan Marks

Did You Notice?: When Does A NASCAR DNF Start To Matter? by Tom Bowles;
NASCAR Mailbox: Is Matt Kenseth Done After 2017? by Joseph Wolkin;
Myatt Snider Learning on the Fly at Kyle Busch Motorsports by Davey Segal;
The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Talladega by Frank Velat;
The Frontstretch 5: Playoff Changes That Could Spice Up the Racing by Amy Henderson

12 Questions with Ty Dillon

Motor Racing Network
Fall Cleaning by Pete Pistone

Truex on Charlotte Roval test: "All kinds of craziness going on" by Jim Utter;
Furniture Row: From humble beginnings to the team to beat by Lee Spencer

NBC Sports
Ryan Blaney returns to Kansas where win slipped away in May by Daniel McFadin;
Here's your primer heading into second half of NASCAR Cup playoffs by Jerry Bonkowski;
Lack of stage points could end Jimmie Johnson's bid for 8th title by Dustin Long

Race Fans Forever
Do NASCAR's Screw-ups Even Matter If Motorsports Have No Future? by Frank Buhrman;
If We Are Going to Have a Playoff, Make It a Real One by David Nance

Richmond Times-Dispatch
Talladega disappointment nothing compared to Dale Jr.'s off-track joy by Randy Hallman

Speedway Media
Matt Crafton Has Wild Day At Talladega by Briar Starr ;
Keselowski, Team Penske Hitting Stride At Key Point In Playoffs by Joseph Shelton

USA Today
Toyota dominates second half of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season by Mike Hembree;
Dale Earnhardt Jr., expectant dad, says 'I have no idea what I've gotten myself into' by Heather Tucker

posted OCTOBER 17, 2017

Brad Keselowski is fun to watch at plate tracks by Ricky Craven

Anniston Star
NASCAR should mull protecting playoff cars by Joe Medley

Associated Press
NASCAR's most popular driver expecting a baby girl

Bristol Herald Courier
5 Things from Talladega and
It was a big day for the Henderson team by Allen Gregory

Daytona Beach News-Journal
Questions & Attitude: Who falls off the bubble at Kansas? by Ken Willis

Denver Business Journal
Furniture Row's NASCAR racing team has full sponsorship deal for 2018 by Ben Miller

The Underdog House: Surviving NASCAR Talladega... Sort Of by Amy Henderson;
Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Perseveres Through Talladega Wreckfest by Phil Allaway;
5 Points To Ponder: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Falls Just Short At Talladega by Danny Peters;
Who's Hot & Who's Not In NASCAR: Talladega Demolition Derby Edition by Jeff Wolfe;
Beside the Rising Tide: Temporary Unreal Permanent Insanity by Matt McLaughlin

Kickin the Tires
Goodyear ready to tackle Charlotte road course test by Caleb Whisler;
Frontstretch Row Motorsports changes indicate play for a big-name driver by Jerry Jordan;
Playoff Points: Truck Series update leaving Talladega by Aaron Bearden

Motor Racing Network
NASCAR Notebook: Truex, Pollex Receive Spirit Award and
Power Rankings After Talladega by Pete Pistone

Doug Yates: "My dad would be very proud" by Lee Spencer

'Hungry to make it': Excitement aplenty at the NASCAR Drive for Diversity combine by Holly Cain

NBC Sports
Martin Truex Jr. still hottest in Who's Hot, Who's Not heading into Kansas by Jerry Bonkowski;
Bump & Run: Who makes the cut at Kansas, who doesn't? and
Martin Truex Jr., Sherry Pollex receive National Motorsports Press Association Spirit Award by Daniel McFadin

Race Fans Forever
Outrunning the Bear by David Nance

Speedway Media
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Power Rankings-Talladega by Briar Starr;
NASCAR Top-10 Power Rankings: Talladega by Jeffrey Boswell;
The Final Word - If they weren't racing, they were wrecking at Talladega by Ron Thornton

Stock Car Gazette
7 Great Places to Watch NASCAR by Scott Huntington;
Keselowski Stays in the Chase Hunt With Talladega Win by Chuck Abrams

Yahoo Sports
NASCAR Power Rankings: Talladega's chaos jumbles the top 12 by Nick Bromberg

posted OCTOBER 16, 2017

Crash-filled Talladega shakes up the playoffs with one race to make semis and
Brad Keselowski cashes in on must-win situation at Talladega by Bob Pockrass

Associated Press
Talladega is too dicey to be in NASCAR's playoffs by Jenna Fryer

Front Row Motorsports NASCAR team explains decision to drop Landon Cassill and
Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't win NASCAR Talladega but proved something to his critics by Matt Weaver

Charlotte Observer
NASCAR Cup Series | Results & 3 takeaways from Sunday's Alabama 500 race at Talladega by Brendan Marks;
Sunday was Dale Earnhardt Jr. Day. Here's why he'll likely always remember it fondly. by Mike Reader

Brad Keselowski survives Talladega war to win on a last lap pass and
The NASCAR Alabama 500 at Talladega as it happened and
Dale Earnhardt Jr. just happy to walk away unscathed after final Talladega race by Greg Engle

Dallas News
Texas Motor Speedway countdown: What racing fans need to know about the NASCAR playoffs by Gerry Fraley

Daytona Beach News Journal
3 things we learned from Talladega by Godwin Kelly

Pace Laps: Brad Keselowski & Parker Kligerman Victorious in Wild Weekend at Talladega;
Gray Gaulding Blown Away by First Top-10 Finish at Talladega by Zach Catanzareti;
Up to Speed: A Lucky Final Season for Dale Earnhardt Jr. by Bryan Gable;
The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2017 Alabama 500 by Christian Koelle;
Thinkin' Out Loud: Brad Keselowski Spoils Dale Earnhardt Jr's Farewell Party at Talladega by Mike Neff

NASCAR planning to mandate standard pit gun beginning in 2018

Kickin the Tires
Bayne survives for third at Talladega and
Hamlin content with run at Talladega by Caleb Whisler;
Ryan Newman falls just short of Talladega triumph and
Dale Jr. ends restrictor plate farewell with a top 10 in final Talladega start and
Playoff Points: Talladega 2 Edition by Aaron Bearden

Motor Racing Network
Talladega Checkered and Black Flags and
Accidents Shake Up Playoff Standings by Pete Pistone

One Ford philosophy pays off for Keselowski at Talladega and
Chaotic day at Talladega shuffles playoff standings by Lee Spencer;
Avoiding the Talladega wrecks gave Ryan Newman a chance at victory and
Dale Jr. fails to win Talladega but still had "a hell of a weekend" by Jim Utter

Motorsports Tribune
Climbing the Ladder: Brandon Jones by Seth Eggert

Despite move from cutoff race, Talladega again shakes up playoffs by Kenny Bruce

NBC Sports
Jimmie Johnson confused over NASCAR parking car after team worked on it during red flag by Daniel McFadin;
Jimmie Johnson's spotter takes blame for team working on car during red flag and
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s dramatic ride doesn't end in victory, but he walked away by Dustin Long;
Ten of top 12 finishers at Talladega weren't remaining playoff contenders by Jerry Bonkowski

Popular Speed
7 Takeaways From Talladega Smashup and
Alabama Slammer: Talladega Crashes Jumble Points by Tom Jensen;
New Plate Racing Masters Emerge at Talladega by Jason Schultz;
Ashley Asks.....Ross Chastain by Ashley McCubbin

The passing of the torch by Kelly Crandall;
'No worries' for Truex over FRR single-car future

The Racing Experts
Gaulding posts first career top-10 finish, leads rookies at Talladega by Dominic Aragon;
Morgan Shepherd, 76, grateful for supportive fans by Isabel Gonzalez

SB Nation
NASCAR Talladega 2017 results: Brad Keselowski wins Alabama 500 by Jordan Bianchi

Skirts and Scuffs
Brad Keselowski Gets Fifth Talladega Victory by Courtney Horn

USA Today
Brad Keselowski wins wreck-fest at Talladega to advance in playoffs and
Crashes ensure Talladega continues to be capital of calamity by Mike Hembree

Yahoo Sports
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s final Talladega race closes the book on epic NASCAR dynasty by Jay Busbee

posted OCTOBER 15, 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr. happy to leave final Talladega race in good health and
Dale Earnhardt Jr. excited about Talladega by Bob Pockrass

Anniston Star
If you're nervous driving at Talladega, it means you're having fun by Bret Holmes;
Talladega won't be the same without Dale Jr. and
Bonus points at each stage could add drama to already-unpredictable race and
Talladega: In final 'Dega start, Dale Jr. will go from the pole by Mark McCarter

Associated Press
Keselowski races way into 3rd round of NASCAR's playoffs by Jenna Fryer;
Martin Truex Jr. lands 36-race sponsorship deal for 2018

The Top Five: Breaking down the Talladega playoff race

Justin Marks' off-screen accident leads off Talladega wreckfest and
Norm Benning extends record no-lap streak to five straight races by Brock Beard

Motor Racing Network
Talladega Rear-View Mirror and
No Talladega Storybook Finish for Earnhardt Jr. and
Talladega High Five for Keselowski by Pete Pistone

Goodyear to test three backstretch chicanes at Charlotte roval by Jim Utter;
Brad Keselowski prevails in wild finish at Talladega and
Truex to enjoy full sponsorship for 2018 NASCAR Cup season by Lee Spencer

Motorsports Tribune
Snider Survives to Finish Third at Talladega and
A Day of Career-Best Finishes at Talladega by Seth Eggert

NBC Sports
Brad Keselowski wins Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway by Daniel McFadin;
Staff picks for today's Cup race at Talladega;
Jeffrey Earnhardt to return to No. 33 car for 2018 and
Today marks one last time for Dale Earnhardt Jr., fans at Talladega and
Bass Pro Shops, 5-hour Energy to co-sponsor Martin Truex Jr.'s car for 30 races in 2018 by Dustin Long

Popular Speed
McMurray's Title Hopes All But Over and
Talladega Wreckfest Claimed By Brad Keselowski and
Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Start Last Talladega Race From The Pole by Tom Jensen

Skirts and Scuffs
Furniture Row Racing Announce Unique Partnership by Courtney Horn

USA Today
Bobby Allison fondly recalls son Davey's first Talladega win after his crash 30 years ago by Mike Hembree

Yahoo Sports
5-Hour Energy moves to Martin Truex Jr.'s car for 2018 by Nick Bromberg

posted OCTOBER 14, 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s last run at Talladega will start from the front by Bob Pockrass

Anniston Star
Notebook: Talladega gifts Dale Jr. one of dad's old cars by Mark McCarter;
Stenhouse Jr. looking for Talladega sweep by Mark Edwards;
Truck series drivers set for elimination race at TSS by LaVonte Young

Associated Press
Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes pole for final Talladega race and
Kligerman wins Talladega as Nemechek advances in playoffs and
Earnhardt reflects on Talladega, Spencer cheating claim by Jenna Fryer

Charlotte Observer
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s farewell gift from Talladega brings tears to his wife by Joe Marusak

Stage points will change the face of Talladega race

Motor Racing Digest
Kenseth seeking a win at Talladega Superspeedway and
Harvick focuses on Talladega in Round of 12 and
Truex already locked in as NASCAR playoffs head to Talladega and
Blaney on the outside looking in headed to Talladega by Matt Lovisa

Motor Racing Network
Elliott On a Roll Going Into Talladega by Pete Pistone

Nemechek narrowly escapes elimination from Truck playoffs at Talladega by Jim Utter;
Dale Earnhardt Jr. earns pole for final Cup race at Talladega and
Chase Elliott enters Talladega the top driver in points without a win and
Matt Kenseth shows off his comedic skills in Talladega press conference and
Dale Jr. drives his father's old car around Talladega Superspeedway by Lee Spencer

NBC Sports
A special night for Dale Earnhardt Jr. remains soured by competitor's comments by Dustin Long;
NASCAR needs to spread the word on rules when it's about safety by Nate Ryan

Popular Speed
Grala, Briscoe Eliminated from Truck Series Playoffs by Ashley McCubbin

SB Nation
Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't lacking motivation to win in final Talladega start by Jordan Bianchi

Skirts and Scuffs
Trackin' Trucks: Parker Kligerman Wins Fred's 250 at Talladega by Courtney Horn and
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hopes for One Last Dega Victory and
Stage Points Key for Nemechek at Talladega by Courtney Horn

USA Today
NASCAR playoff drivers look to fortify points, avoid calamity at Talladega by Mike Hembree

Yahoo Sports
Dale Earnhardt Jr. to start first in final Talladega race and
Dale Earnhardt Jr. hoping he can be 'half as good' as Tony Romo in booth by Nick Bromberg


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