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Blockers in NASCAR can pay hefty price at end of a race

...2012, Stewart tried to protect his lead on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway and he tried to jump in front of a line of cars...Michael Waltrip said immediately after the 2012 crash at Talladega. "When you block, you make yourself vulnerable to the guy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-15/blockers-nascar-can-pay-he
Kurt Busch captures pole at Texas

...in NASCAR's top series this weekend, Buescher will drive for Front Row Motorsports at Bristol on April 19 and May 3 at Talladega.Busch broke his right leg and left foot on Feb. 21 at Daytona and is indefinitely sidelined. RACING FOR A CURE: Carl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-10/kurt-busch-captures-pole-t
Talladega Superspeedway praised by NASCAR president

...BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mike Helton has seen Talladega Superspeedway's capacity expand...We want to be relevant, and Talladega wants to be relevant," said Helton, NASCAR's president, who ran Talladega Superspeedway from 1989 through 1993...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-10/talladega-superspeedway-pr
Drivers are excited about new qualifying format at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - The spacious Talladega Superspeedway is like no other on the NASCAR schedule. It's...So far, drivers and fans seem to like knockout qualifying. Talladega should take the new format to a new plateau."If I weren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-04-30/drivers-are-excited-about-
Vickers on pole at Talladega, but many drivers are angry and confused about qualifying format

TALLADEGA, Ala. - NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega but left many drivers angry and confused...to single-car qualifying at Daytona and Talladega instead of the group formats, and Jeff Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-18/vickers-pole-talladega-man
Denny Hamlin holds on for win at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - After spending two years suffering through physical and mechanical...running order to give Hamlin a free pass all the way to Victory Lane at Talladega Superspeedway."You've got to take advantage of these moments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-04/denny-hamlin-holds-win-tal
Brad Keselowski takes heat for aggressive moves at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - While there's nothing in writing, most drivers said there...didn't believe in that understanding Sunday during the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, and it cost him ? and 11 other drivers ? dearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-04/brad-keselowski-takes-heat
Collaborative effort puts rookie Brian Scott on pole at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - The teams under the Richard Childress Racing umbrella turned...worked in tandem to sweep the top six starting spots for today's race at Talladega Superspeedway.That now leads to a bigger question: Will that continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-03/collaborative-effort-puts-
Wrecks are tough to avoid at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Only four of 43 drivers in...Aaron's 499 haven't been in a crash at Talladega Superspeedway.Yet.All four ? Danica...their only Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega."Winning is a lot more fun than wrecking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-05-04/wrecks-are-tough-avoid-tal
Chase drivers face big hurdle at Talladega Superspeedway

...Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.Any thought of winning...with the very real chance of crashing at Talladega. Fender-benders turn into 20-car...Jimmie Johnson is the only driver to leave Talladega following a crash car during the playoffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-10-16/chase-drivers-face-big-hur