Kurt Busch Runs Out Of Gas, Questions NASCAR As Aric Almirola Wins Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500

TALLADEGA, Ala – Stewart-Haas Racing had Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 assured. In fact, they were destined for a 1-2-3-4 finish at the Talladega Superspeedway. Unfortunately, a caution flag flew for a crash with two laps-to-go in regulation bringing out the eighth and final yellow of the day. SHR had the top four spots at the time and had worked so well together to enable that. The yellow though, well it changed everything. 

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Hendrick Motorsports Once Again Strong In Restrictor Plate Qualifying, Team Penske Struggles

TALLADEGA, Ala – Qualifying to set the field for Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) saw some teams gamble for speed where others went for more of a handling setup. So, if you’re a fan of Team Penske, don’t be alarmed that none of their three drivers made it to the final round of Busch Pole qualifying at the Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday. In fact, all three will start together. 

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SHR Dominates Qualifying For Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), Will Start 1-2-3-4

TALLADEGA, Ala – Qualifying for Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) was a lot like Formula One. Most of the teams all start together. For example, in the first round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying, the top four speeds were all Stewart-Haas Racing cars. The next four fastest were the four Hendrick Motorsports drivers. Three of the next four were Toyota drivers, two of which belonging to Joe Gibbs Racing. In the final round, it was SHR 1-2-3-4, Hendrick 5-6-7-8, JGR 9-10 and FRR 11th. This was…

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Bowman Knows A Race Win, Not Stage Points Needed To Make It Past The Round of 12

Hendrick Motorsports entered this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs with three drivers eligible for this year’s championship. Unfortunately, one of which was eliminated from contention following the Charlotte ROVAL. But, HMS does bring two drivers into the Round of 12 and after Sunday’s race at the Dover International Speedway, one will already advance to the Round of 8. 

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Bubba Wallace “Ballin On A Budget” Without a Backup Car For Talladega This Weekend

TALLADEGA, Ala – Darrell Wallace Jr. will have to be precise in the lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session of the day on Saturday at the Talladega Superspeedway. The Richard Petty Motorsports driver won’t be able to practice in the draft because if something goes awry, they may risk not racing in Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). See, Wallace’s team didn’t bring a backup car with them to the race track this weekend. The reason? They simply can’t afford it right now. 

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Talladega Featuring Great Betting Odds For NASCAR Gambling

Last weekend, the Dover International Speedway allowed race fans to place bets on both NASCAR races on their 1-mile concrete track. You could bet on props or even the outright race winner. This was a pretty big storyline last week because it was the first time that a NASCAR track allowed for on site gambling on one of their races. See, Dover has a casino near the track. Gambling is big for that area. Delaware allows for it too. With new laws coming out, this may not be the last…

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Prime Sports NASCAR, Race Review Online Oct. 12 Podcast – Looking Back at Dover While Previewing Talladega Too

Greg DePalma, PSN’s C.J. Radune and Eric Smith of Race Review Online look back at Chase Elliott‘s win at Dover to begin the Round of 12 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoffs, along with news that Jimmie Johnson and longtime crew chief Chad Knaus will go their separate ways after the season. This week brings the 1000Bulbs.com 500 from Talladega, where the unpredictable typically reigns.   Listen Here

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Chad Knaus, Jimmie Johnson To Split Following 2018 Season

Hendrick Motorsports has named new crew chiefs for the organization’s Nos. 24 and 48 NASCAR Cup Series teams, effective at the conclusion of the 2018 racing season. The assignments represent new roles for veterans Chad Knaus and Darian Grubb, along with the return to Hendrick Motorsports of Kevin Meendering. The responsibilities for 2019 include:

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NASCAR Silly Season On Cup Level Close To Being Wrapped Up

Another seat in the game of musical chairs has been taken away. The long rumored ride with Leavine Family Racing has been filled. While it initially appeared that Daniel Suarez would be filling the seat in the No. 95 entry, the team did end up switching to Toyota power but signed Matt DiBenedetto instead. With the recent signings of Daniel Hemric to replace Ryan Newman with RCR, Newman to replace Trevor Bayne with RFR and Ryan Preece to replace AJ Allmendinger with JTG Daugherty Racing, most of the rides are…

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Another Step In The Right Direction For NASCAR In Another Move Away From “Pay To Play” Model With DiBenedetto Signing

On Wednesday, Leavine Family Racing announced that they have switched from Chevrolet power to Toyota and have signed Matt DiBenedetto as their driver for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. This is another win for NASCAR. DiBenedetto, is the third driver in less than two weeks to be signed to a Cup Series ride and he didn’t have to bring money to do so. It’s a shift back in the good direction. 

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