Talladega Superspeedway’s Freedom Trophy has been a staple at the historic venue, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, since 2014. The patriotic trophy will be presented to the winner of the April 28 GEICO 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race by a warrior of the Wounded Warrior Project – U.S. Army, Staff Sergeant Donald Jones.
NASCAR, Charlotte Motor Speedway Announce Format, Technical Specs for Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race
Race fans looking for a glimpse into the future need look no further than this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race. As demonstrated throughout its illustrious history, NASCAR’s annual all-star spectacular will again provide the platform for the world’s greatest stock car drivers to compete for $1 million dollars, while race teams will get a real-world experience with technical components that could be implemented in the next generation car.
Grant Lynch, the leader of Talladega Superspeedway for more than half the track’s existence, has been a delight for years during pre-race ceremonies with his back-and-forth chatter with the fans via microphone on the public address system with that chant “This is More than a Race…..This is Talladega.”
Darlington Raceway announced today Hartsville, S.C. native Haylee Johnson has been selected as the Lady in Black for 2019.
Lenexa, Kan. based Digital Ally Inc. is partnering with Kansas Speedway to sponsor the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race (Digital Ally 400 at 6:30 PM CT) and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race (Digital Ally 250 at 7:30 PM CT) May 10-11.
Brad Keselowski bounced back from two straight disappointing races with a seventh-place finish in the Toyota Owners 400 Saturday night at Richmond Raceway. Keselowski grabbed his fifth top-10 this season and his 10th in 20 starts at Richmond. The driver of the Alliance Truck Parts Ford remains fifth in the MENCS driver standings, 87 points behind the leader.