Zane Smith to return to GMS Racing full-time in 2021

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer With the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season coming to a close, GMS Racing announced that Zane Smith will return to the team in 2021. Smith advanced to the Round of 8 in the Truck Series Playoffs despite an early crash at Talladega Superspeedway. The Rookie-of-the-Year contender […]

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Quin Houff talks career best finish at Talladega, preparation for the Roval

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer StarCom Racing Rookie driver Quin Houff was able to avoid a caution filled Yellawood 500 at Talladega last Sunday to score his best NASCAR Cup Series finish. The driver recently spoke to Kickin’ the Tires about Talladega, preparation for the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval and much more. Talladega Starting the […]

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Ty Dillon earns best Cup Series finish of 3rd at Talladega; ‘It feels great’

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer It was typical Talladega racing for the NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, a race that saw 13 cautions and a multitude of wrecks. However, it was also a career best day for Germain Racing driver Ty Dillon. In his fourth full-time season in the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet for Germain […]

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Ryan Sieg finishes 2nd at Talladega; Consistent season continues

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Ryan Sieg captured his best finish of the 2020 season on Saturday evening, a second-place result in the Ag-Pro 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. Following the conclusion of event, the owner and driver of the No. 39 CMR Construction & Roofing Chevrolet was credited with a third-place finish. However, that would […]

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NASCAR not likely to change yellow line rule despite continued controversy

By Jerry Jordan, Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – A controversial finish at Talladega Superspeedway that left many fans unhappy and resulted in two drivers being penalized for forcing competitors below the yellow line on the final turn of the final lap led NASCAR to address a number of questions after the checkered flag fell. Matt DiBenedetto […]

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Ruling robs DiBenedetto of runner-up finish at Talladega

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Wood Brothers Racing’s Matt DiBenedetto finished runner-up to Denny Hamlin until NASCAR penalized the No. 21 driver for a final lap violation. In multiple attempts at overtime, DiBenedetto found himself up front at Talladega Superspeedway. The chaotic scramble to the finish of the YellaWood 500 saw the No. 21 Menards […]

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Erik Jones Sneaks By Mayhem for 2nd Place in Talladega

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer The finish of Sunday’s Yellawood 500 from Talladega Superspeedway, by most accounts, was astonishing, breathtaking and controversial. And Erik Jones was in the middle of it all. Restarting ninth at the second attempt at an overtime finish, Jones catapulted to the front. The No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota hooked […]

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Cindric leaves Talladega with points cushion despite crash

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Although Austin Cindric didn’t accomplish his goal at Talladega Superspeedway, he did leave with a comfortable cushion. Abrupt End The driver of the No. 22 CARQUEST Ford Mustang had a goal to leave the Ag-Pro 300 locked into the next round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs. Cindric appeared on […]

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NASCAR disqualifies JR Motorsports car of Michael Annett at Talladega Superspeedway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Xfinity Series car belonging to JR Motorsports drivers Michael Annett has failed post-race inspection at Talladega Superspeedway due to height violations – too low in the left front per NASCAR. Annett was stripped of his finish and moved to 37th. Prior to the penalty, it had been […]

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