Aric Almirola Wins Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300

Aric Almirola knew on Friday that his No. 98 Ford had a shot at winning today’s Sparks Energy 300 at the Talladega Superspeedway. The Biagi-DenBeste Racing driver ran 10 practice laps and parked his Ford for the rest of the day saying he knew then that this car had the capability of winning this weekend. He was right. 

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Blake Koch/Brandon Jones, Chevrolet Power In General Lead XFINITY Series Practices Friday in Talladega

The NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to the high banks of a restrictor plate track this weekend, this time at the Talladega Superspeedway. The last superspeedway race was held back in February at the Daytona International Speedway, and it was a sloppy one. This weekend, these drivers are looking to show everyone that they can race with the best of them on plate tracks. In the first of two practice sessions on Friday in preparation for Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN), Blake Koch led the way in his No. 11…

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