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Follow all the action in the Geico 500 from Talladega Superspeedway in the final race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Contender Round. Keep track of all the drivers with live scoring updates and up-to-the-second tweets on RaceTrax.
Follow all the action in the Geico 500 from Talladega Superspeedway on RaceTrax. Keep track of all the drivers trying to advance to the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with live scoring updates and up-to-the-second tweets.
The No. 2 Team Penske Ford of driver Brad Keselowski suffers damage in the first wreck in Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. He likely needs to win to advance into the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
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There's a rhythm to a typical NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend that sets the tone for Sunday's race.
Almost as predictable as the occurrence of "The Big One," it seems that whenever the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolls into Talladega Superspeedway, teammates Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson almost inevitably end up working together in the draft.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega Superspeedway but left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.
Photos: From Sprint Cup practice and qualifying to the Camping World Truck Series race, there already has been plenty of excitement and unpredictable action at Talladega Superspeedway. And Sunday's Geico 500, the final race in the Contender Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, is yet to come.
Brian Vickers grabs the pole for Sunday's Geico 500, the last race in the Contender Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Defending Cup champion Jimmie Johnson qualifies second at Talladega Superspeedway.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Timothy Peters picked up his first NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season Saturday by holding off the field on a two-lap sprint to the finish at Talladega Superspeedway.
Homestead Miami Speedway was actually stared as an idea to help Dade county recover after Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Track construction began exactly one year after the storm. This track has had a few facelifts since it was originally constructed and now host's NASCARS top three series final events for the season. Homestead was first laid out like the Indianapolis Motor speedway with four distinct flat corners and two short chutes at each end of the track. In 1996 the track changed the corner configuration to a continuous turn oval and in 2003 changed the banking from a flat oval to steep variable banking oval.
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