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Denny Hamlin says only two options to keep cars from going airborne at Talladega

Denny Hamlin says only two options to keep cars from going airborne at Talladega
nascar.nbcsports.com — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin says there are only two options for keeping race cars from getting airborne at Talladega Superspeedway, and neither is good.

Trevor Bayne basks in the glory of being ‘in the game’ again at Talladega

Trevor Bayne basks in the glory of being ‘in the game’ again at Talladega
nascar.nbcsports.com — There was a lot to be said following the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Here's what most of the Sprint Cup field thought about its day, which saw Brad Keselowski come away with his fourth win at the track.

Matt Kenseth angry with Joey Logano again for contact at Talladega

Matt Kenseth angry with Joey Logano again for contact at Talladega
nascar.nbcsports.com — Jerry Markland/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala. - The feud between Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano simmered again Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Fox Sports caught an exchange between the rival drivers outside the track's care center after both were involved in a late accident during the Geico 500.

Tony Stewart catches break at Talladega, hands over wheel to Ty Dillon on Lap 52

Tony Stewart catches break at Talladega, hands over wheel to Ty Dillon on Lap 52
nascar.nbcsports.com — Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala. - For however tempting it might be, Tony Stewart won't drive all 500 miles today at Talladega Superspeedway and don't expect him to race at the front. He'll get out the car at the first caution - whenever that is - and let Ty Dillon finish the race in the No.

Ryan: In the NASCAR lug nut debate, honor can be realized by making things tight

Ryan: In the NASCAR lug nut debate, honor can be realized by making things tight
nascar.nbcsports.com — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala. - In a sport known for pits of cheating vipers and dens of conniving thieves, here is a quaint way of solving the latest controversy engulfing NASCAR. Use the honor system. Ask teams merely to do their best to try to fasten five lug nuts.

Xfinity Series director explains how NASCAR made Elliott Sadler’s Talladega win official

Xfinity Series director explains how NASCAR made Elliott Sadler’s Talladega win official
nascar.nbcsports.com — Elliott Sadler gave himself one of his most memorable birthday presents, winning his first Xfinity Series race in his last 66 starts in Saturday's Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. But it was far from easy. Sadler was involved in a wreck with Joey Logano coming to the finish line.

NASCAR on NBC podcast, Episode XIII: Michael Waltrip

NASCAR on NBC podcast, Episode XIII: Michael Waltrip
nascar.nbcsports.com — Patrick Smith/Getty Images Michael Waltrip, who will interrupt his Fox Sports job to race this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, was the guest of a bonus episode of the NASCAR on NBC podcast. The two-time Daytona 500 winner will be driving a No.

NASCAR on NBC podcast, Episode XII: Trevor Bayne and Danica Patrick

NASCAR on NBC podcast, Episode XII: Trevor Bayne and Danica Patrick
nascar.nbcsports.com — Tom Pennington/Getty Images Trevor Bayne's undulating career path and Danica Patrick 's connection with kids are among the highlights of the latest NASCAR on NBC podcast. Bayne joined the podcast before his Tuesday appearance on NASCAR America, discussing his wild ride after winning the 2011 Daytona 500.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s crew chief suspended; NASCAR warns teams of Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s crew chief suspended; NASCAR warns teams of Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart
nascar.nbcsports.com — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Nick Sandler, crew chief for Ricky Stenhouse Jr., was suspended Wednesday by NASCAR for this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway for an inspection violation at Richmond International Raceway. Sandler was fined $20,000 suspended through May 4 and placed on probation through Dec.

A relief victory at Talladega by Ty Dillon could qualify Tony Stewart for the Chase

A relief victory at Talladega by Ty Dillon could qualify Tony Stewart for the Chase
nascar.nbcsports.com — Cindric and Jade Buford. Photo courtesy of IMSA Austin Cindric, who's competed in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series with Brad Keselowski Racing last year and has compiled a diverse resume through other forms of motorsport, will run two NASCAR K&N Pro Series East road races for Martin-McClure Racing.
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May 03, 2016

Just wrapped @NASCARonNBC podcast for tomorrow. Who are the guests? There are some hints in these photos. #nascar pic.twitter.com/fTy6UoAPau

May 03, 2016

RT @steveluvender: @nateryan When the dude whose steering wheel came off mid-race says everybody needs to chill, then everybody really needs to chill.

May 03, 2016

RT @kylepetty: Beautiful views this morning in Lajitas...ready for another great ride through Big Bend today! pic.twitter.com/MWHTFLhrXD

May 03, 2016

He also scribbles song lyrics on his bike while riding. I think this might be a good approach to writing in general. twitter.com/kylepetty/stat…

May 03, 2016

Talladega redux ... I think this stat from prerace frames how the weather shaped (and dictated) the rhythm Sunday. twitter.com/DavidSmithMA/s…

May 03, 2016

@tcs91841 And Elizabeth has two adjacent (Customshop and Carpe Diem). Those neighborhoods both within a couple of miles of Uptown.


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