Month of May: A Bang and a Whimper Kick Off the Biggest 31 Days in Auto Racing

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The following story is the kick-off of Race Chaser Online’s annual ‘Month of May’ series, which both builds up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and pays tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — …

NSCS: It’s the Big One; Kurt Busch, Johnson Make Contact; Triggers 21-Car Wreck

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Drivers always have to expect “The Big One” anytime NASCAR visits Talladega Superspeedway. It was only a matter of time when the laps of Sunday’s GEICO 500 began to wind down and the intensity increased. Jimmie Johnson and Paul Menard picked …

NSCS: 2-for-2; Chase Elliott Wins Another Restrictor-Plate Pole at Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official series release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Chase Elliott is two-for-two for qualifying at restrictor-plate tracks in his rookie season. After scoring his first Sprint Cup 21 Means 21 Pole Award at the Daytona 500, the 20-year-old did it again for this weekend’sTalladega Superspeedway. Elliott set a blistering pace of 192.661 mph in his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet during the single-car, …

NSCS: Leader Logano; 2015 Fall Talladega Winner Paces GEICO 500 Final Practice

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Last fall’s Talladega winner was once again at the top of the charts during Friday’s final practice session at Talladega Superspeedway. Joey Logano ran a time of 48.785 seconds (196.29 mph) to lead the other 34 cars that took part in …

NSCS: No. 1 is No. 1; Jamie Mac Tops First Cup Practice at Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — Jamie McMurray has two Talladega wins in his Sprint Cup Series career, including one in the No. 1 car in fall 2013. He showed speed again Friday afternoon after turning the fastest lap of the session at 47.943 seconds (199.737 mph). …

Ryan Blaney Headlines Star-Studded Cast On Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Photo courtesy Wood Brothers Racing – Young NASCAR superstar Ryan Blaney will headline a power-trio of big winners from the previous racing weekend as the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show takes the green flag tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern on the Performance Motorsports Network. Blaney will join co-hosts Jacob Seelman and …

NSCS: Roush-Fenway Fast Again; Biffle Paces Happy Hour

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official release — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — Greg Biffle soared to the top of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series speed chart in final practice Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Biffle, driving the Roush Fenway Racing No. 16 Ford, registered a best lap of 197.929 mph among light participation from the 45 drivers entered in the final 55-minute session. Biffle …

NSCS: Roush-Fenway Rocket; Stenhouse Leads First Talladega Practice

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official release –Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo Ricky Stenhouse Jr. shot to the top of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leaderboard Friday afternoon, eclipsing the 200-mph barrier in a jumbled opening practice at Talladega Superspeedway. Stenhouse, driving the Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 Ford, clocked a fast lap of 200.780 mph around the 2.66-mile track. Stenhouse, who failed to qualify at Talladega …

NSCS: Careers for Veterans to Ride With Keselowski at Talladega

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Something will be different about Brad Keselowski’s NASCAR Sprint Cup car during GEICO 500 weekend May 1-3 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. This weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, thanks to a cooperative effort between Miller Lite and Cooper Standard the rear quarter panels of the No. 2 Ford Fusion will feature CareersForVeterans.org, a veterans initiative …