TALLADEGA — Aric Almirola won the race and then he sent the “awwwww” factor into overdrive with his kids Alex and Abby joining him in Victory Lane and at postrace media obligations. Read the full story
TALLADEGA – They’ve got 1,000 bulbs, so you’d think one or two would click on over somebody’s head with a good idea around here. Read the full story
TALLADEGA — Brad Keselowski struggled to a 27th-place finish Sunday at the 1000bulbs.com 500, and that may cost him a spot in the next round of the playoffs.
TALLADEGA — After four straight top-eight finishes at the last four Talladega Superspeedway Cup races, Aric Almirola took the checkered flag Sunday afternoon at the 1000bulbs.com 500.
The 1000bulbs.com 500 is set for 1 p.m. today at Talladega Superspeedway. WVTM-13 will carry NBC's television broadcast. Check back often for race commentary and updates from The Anniston Star's Joe Medley.
TALLADEGA — Barely had dusk descended upon Talladega Superspeedway on that 2011 spring day, and Clint Bowyer was already being suggested as the answer to a NASCAR trivia question:
TALLADEGA — The Golden State Warriors cut down the nets after another championship, then three months later they deflate the basketballs and leave the NBA. The Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl, and they put a padlock on the locker room and declare everybody a free agent.
TALLADEGA — Aric Almirola would've loved to have a nice, easy race at Talladega. He would've loved to have a spot in the next round of the playoffs locked up.
TALLADEGA — Race car driver Lyn St. James first appeared in The Anniston Star sports pages in 1979.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Tom Roberts, a Guntersville resident, worked with and for Roger Penske for 23 years as public relations representative, much of that time with Rusty Wallace. He shares with The Star his thoughts on the man he calls “RP.”
Thirty years ago, Ken Schrader won his first NASCAR Cup-level race, in Talladega’s second race of the 1988 season. Though he hasn’t competed full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series since 2006, the affable 63-year-old Schrader continues to race nearly every week on short tracks all …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer made an appearance in Nashville this past week to promote the Talladega Superspeedway’s annual fall race.
TALLADEGA -- “Encumbered: Prevented from making quick progress by having to carry objects or deal with important duties and responsibilities.”
TALLADEGA -- A reminder, once again, that while the driver rides solo for 500 white-knuckling miles around Talladega, this massive speedway requires the ultimate in teamwork.
TALLADEGA — Chase Elliott finished third at Sunday's GEICO 500, and that seemed to frustrate the 22-year-old driver.
The GEICO 500 is set for 1 p.m. today at Talladega Superspeedway. WBRC-Fox 6 will carry the television broadcast. Check back often for race commentary and updates from The Anniston Star's Joe Medley.