Peters Wins Wild Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega For 1st Win Since 2015

TALLADEGA, Ala – Timothy Peters led one lap in Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at the Talladega Superspeedway, but it was the most important one though. Noah Gragson who took over the lead with three laps remaining in the cutoff race of the opening round was a 1/2 a lap away from stealing a win on the 2.66-mile Alabama oval. Instead, while trying to block the pack, Gragson crashed out in front of the field which allowed Peters to skate by and win his first race since 2015. In just his fourth start…

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David Gilliland Earns Talladega Pole, How They’ll Start Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

TALLADEGA, Ala – David Gilliland has two career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series poles. Both have come this season. Both have also come on restrictor plate tracks. Gilliland, won the pole for the season opening race at the Daytona International Speedway in February. On Friday, he earned the top starting spot for Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. The former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver circled the 2.66-mile Alabama oval with a speed of 180.570 mph in his No. 51 Toyota to earn the pole for the final…

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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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Chevy’s/GMS Fast On Friday In Talladega, Haley and Gallagher Lead 2 Sessions

TALLADEGA, Ala – Toyota’s have won five of the last six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at the Talladega Superspeedway and all but three since the series started coming to the 2.66-mile Alabama oval in 2006. They’ve by far the ones to beat for Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). But, in the two practice sessions on Friday, it was actually the Chevrolet drivers looking stout. 

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Alabama Native Enfinger Eyeing Playoff Points And Helping Teammates On Saturday

Out of the 32 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starters for Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), only two of them can race in this weekend’s first round cutoff race at the Talladega Superspeedway with no pressure. Those two drivers are Justin Haley and Grant Enfinger. The reason for that is because both have won the first two races race of the opening round of the 2018 playoffs. By virtue of those victories, they’re automatically into the second round of the playoffs. 

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Gragson “Big Picture Racing” Saturday In Talladega

Right now, Noah Gragson is in a good position to advance to the second round of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs. The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver is 23 points to the good heading to the cutoff race of the first round this weekend at the Talladega Superspeedway. Despite that, Gragson knows that no advantage is too safe heading into a track like Talladega and that he just needs to not jeopardize everything he’s built up until this point in Saturday’s Fr8Auction 250 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). “Talladega…

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David Gilliland To Race Against His Son Todd Also His Own Team Saturday In Talladega

It will be a family affair this weekend at the Talladega Superspeedway. The Gilliland’s will make up two of the 32 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starters for Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). This won’t be the first time that the father-son combo have raced against each other, it will be the third. But, it will be the first time the duo have ran against each other on a superspeedway. See, David Gilliland ran the season opener at Daytona back in February because his son Todd Gilliland…

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5 Drivers Who Could End Winless Droughts In Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Talladega Superspeedway is the final wildcard race of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. While it’s one that will likely still be won by a playoff eligible driver, there are some that could throw a big wrench into things this weekend. Team Penske has won the last four playoff races at Talladega and won this past spring with Joey Logano. They’ve won five of the last six races overall on the high speed 2.66-mile restrictor plate track. Ford…

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After Spring Runner-Up Finish, Kurt Busch Ready For Talladega Win

While Kurt Busch sits in a pretty good position in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff standings right now, he knows that Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) could ruin that. Busch, was nine laps away from at the very least a top two finish last Sunday in Dover, but instead finished fifth. It was his second straight fifth place finish on the season and 10th top 10 result over the last 12 races overall. Now, it’s onto the high pressured Talladega Superspeedway, a spot where Busch could…

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Almirola Ready For Redemption This Weekend In Talladega

Most of the playoff eligible Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers are fearing this weekend’s trip to the Talladega Superspeedway. Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) could make or break most of their chances of advancing to the Round of 8. In the last round, it was the ROVAL sparking fear in the NASCAR garage, this round it’s Talladega. Chase Elliott doesn’t have to worry because his win last weekend in Dover automatically advanced him to the third round. Another driver not worrying is Aric Almirola. While he’s…

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