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Power Rankings After Talladega

2016 Driver Ratings Kevin Harvick ended the second round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at the top of the Power Rankings, but Joey Logano climbed to the second spot after his win at Talladega . 1. Kevin Harvick: He survived Talladega and moved on to the next round Sunday at Talladega even... Read More

Talladega Checkered and Black Flags

The final elimination race of the second round in the Chase at Talladega Superspeedway produced good and bad for several drivers. Joey Logano It wasn’t a "must-win" situation for Logano to stay alive in the Chase on Sunday but nevertheless, his victory did the trick. A second consecutive fall... Read More

Harvick, Kurt Busch Disagree

Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch weren’t on the same page in the closing laps of Sunday’s Hellmann’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Harvick, who won last week at Kansas and was already in the Chase, was battling with Busch for position as the race moved to the checkered... Read More

Hamlin Moves On

Denny Hamlin edged Austin Dillon in a tiebreaker at Talladega to stay alive in the Chase. Hamlin’s third-place finish in Sunday’s Hellmann’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway gave him the opportunity to move on to the Round of 8 that begins next week at Martinsville Speedway. Although Hamlin tied with... Read More

Logano Repeats at Talladega

Race Results Joey Logano successfully defended his win in the fall race at Talladega Superspeedway when he took the checkered flag in Sunday's Hellmann's 500. Logano was able to stay ahead of the pack in an overtime finish to advance into the Round of 8 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. “It’s... Read More

Keselowski Eliminated from Chase

Brad Keselowski was putting on a dominating performance Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway before a blown engine erased his opportunity to advance in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Keselowski led 90 of the day’s opening 144 laps and looked like he would be a serious contender to win his third... Read More

Truex Jr.'s Title Hopes End

Martin Truex Jr. saw his Sprint Cup Series championship hopes go up in smoke with a blown engine in Sunday’s Hellmann’s 500. The Furniture Row Racing driver won two races in the opening round of the Chase to advance to the Round of 12. But after winning the pole for Sunday’s race at Talladega... Read More

Simple Strategy for Edwards

Carl Edwards has no plans to ride around at the back of the field during Sunday’s Hellmann’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s strategy is simple - race at the front of the field for the lead and see what happens when the checkered flag flies. “Because I have wrecked... Read More