Posts Tagged Talladega

Helton: Talladega races still have big impact

Mike Helton, president of NASCAR walks through the garages during a rain shower prior to the Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mike Helton has seen Talladega Superspeedway’s capacity expand in boom times and shrink along with the crowds at one of NASCAR’s signature tracks.

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NASCAR to mull qualifying changes at plate races

David Gilliland talks with reporters after qualifying for the pole position in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race after the event was shortened due to rain at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — That strange qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway might end up being a one-time thing.

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