The mastermind behind the restoration of Dale Earnhardt Jr.? That would be crew chief extraordinaire Steve Letarte, writes Ed Hinton.
Crew chief Kenny Francis has been fined $25,000 for rules violations during qualifying for the Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Are Denny Hamlin's problems solved? Should NASCAR make sure every race finishes under green? What's the future look like for the Truck series? Will Landon Cassill get one more big break? Our guys have at it.
Danica Patrick spent time at the front, and she was still running at the end.
By leading six of the first 12 laps, Danica Patrick became the first woman to pace the field at Talladega. Her 22nd-place finish also was the best for a woman.
Denny Hamlin, winner of three races at Daytona that didn't count, finally has a points-paying victory at a restrictor-plate track.
It's been a season of missed opportunities for Denny Hamlin. But Sunday at Talladega? Not so much, writes Ed Hinton.
Most of Elliott Sadler's memories of Talladega Superspeedway are unpleasant. But finally he has a victory that tops all those other disappointments.
Brian Scott has won the pole for Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway, where he posted the fastest lap as time expired in knockout qualifying.
Oh, this ought to be good. The knockout qualifying session Saturday at Talladega was weird and wild. Ed Hinton asks: Should Sunday's Sprint Cup race be any different?
Josh Wise made it to Talladega Superspeedway the new-fashioned way.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s team has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Nationwide Insurance.
Joey Logano's been good all year, but he was really good at Richmond. He vaults to No. 1 in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings with a late run to his second win.
The Alabama Gang will once again have a significant presence at Talladega Superspeedway, where they were frequent contenders.