Here's How Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Season Ends

After winning the Daytona 500 it seemed like Dale, Jr. had his best chance at winning a championship since people cared about that NEXTEL chirp. Alas, David Gilliland whipped out the Dale-call a little early at Talladega, nudged Greg Biffle, who then hit Dale, Jr. and ended his chase. » 10/19/14 7:03pm 10/19/14 7:03pm

NASCAR's New Qualifying System For Talladega Is Terrible

In an effort to make things more exciting, NASCAR recently changed how they do qualifying for Talladega. Problem is, the back of the pack at a track like Talladega is the fastest place to run, so we got the bizarre situation of racers not racing for position. » 10/19/14 9:01am 10/19/14 9:01am

Watch A Rollover Turn Into A Massive Pileup Crash At NASCAR

A tight passing move by rookie Ricky Stenhouse led to a multi-car crash at Talladega today, sending Kurt Busch spinning and flipping and taking out Ryan Newman, Danica Patrick, and a bunch of others in the Aaron's 499. » 5/05/13 10:43pm 5/05/13 10:43pm

'Ricky Bobby' Comes In Twentieth At Talladega

NASCAR's Kurt Busch is a jerk. A jerk with a surprisingly awesome sense of humor. Facing a race at Talladega with no sponsors, he entered it with the Ricky Bobby "ME" paint job from Talladega Nights and quoted the film as he drove in circles. » 5/07/12 10:30am 5/07/12 10:30am

NASCAR Through Tilt-Shift Lenses

If you've been skeptical about watching NASCAR in the moments between the crashes, this collection of real tilt-shift photography from this weekend's Amp Energy Juice 500 (ugh) at Talladega's a little mesmerizing. » 11/04/10 2:00pm 11/04/10 2:00pm

NASCAR Pioneer Raymond Parks Dead At 96

Raymond Parks, one of the founding members of NASCAR and the owner of its first championship team, died Sunday. He was the last surviving NASCAR founder, and he was once jailed for illegally transporting liquor. Say it with us: Sigh. » 6/22/10 12:00pm 6/22/10 12:00pm

Talladega Race Fan Sports Racist NASCAR T-shirt

Despite NASCAR's white-washing PR, one redneck fan at last month's Talladega 500 shows off what may be the new NASCAR enthusiast uniform: cheap beer in a cozy, giant Fauxkleys, and a sleeveless t-shirt proclaiming "No Niggers In NASCAR." » 5/17/10 4:45pm 5/17/10 4:45pm

Talladega Lights: NASCAR Race Ends In Massive Explosion

The last lap green-white-checkered victory for Brad Keselowski at the Aaron's 312 in Talladega this weekend proved the old NASCAR adage: All's well that ends in a gigantic fireball. » 4/26/10 9:00am 4/26/10 9:00am

Carl Edwards Real-Life Talladega Nights NASCAR Crash: Video, Gallery

After his car flipped end-over-end into the safety fence, shrapnel injuring seven in the crowd, NASCAR's Carl Edwards, in real-life Ricky Bobby-style, exited his fiery wreck, sprinting on foot to the finish. Spoilers inside, obviously. » 4/27/09 8:00am 4/27/09 8:00am

Top Ten Most Important NASCAR Crashes Of All Time

Our friends at Popular Mechanics » 9/19/08 4:15pm 9/19/08 4:15pm have put together a list of what they consider the top ten most influential crashes in NASCAR history, complete with video. These ten smash-ups were influential not in how they changed the course of a single race, but in how they got us to today's "Car of Tomorrow," a race car that is…

Obama Camp Nixes NASCAR Sponsorship Rumors

Following a recent Sports Illustrated story stating the Obama campaign was in talks with BAM Racing about sponsoring a Sprint Cup car, spokespeople for the Senator now claim no deal was reached. BAM Racing, a part-time outfit that hasn't fielded a car in recent weeks, made similar overtures to Sen. John McCain and at… » 7/14/08 9:20am 7/14/08 9:20am