RACING RETURNS TO TALLADEGA

What a difference six months make.The just completed 500-mile NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway featured passing, passing, and more passing. An exciting event was put on by the top stock car tour at what traditionally has been one of its most exciting stops. However in recent years the luster and edge-of-your-seat driving had faded at Talladega. Sunday’s contest returned the Alabama speedplant to its proper place in the quality rankings. The last few years have produced rac ...

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ANOTHER WILD WEEKEND IN TALLADEGA

TALLADEGA, Ala. _ Whenever NASCAR rolls into Talladega, Ala. it is almost assumed a wild weekend is in store. High speeds, the potential for disaster and the partying that goes on around the facility make the two dates at Talladega Superspeedway among the best on the NASCAR schedule. With dangerous storms rolling through the area on Saturday, NASCAR was forced to run the Nationwide Series race following the Sprint Cup race on Sunday. So, after braving the storm in tents, RVs and cars, fans wiped ...

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10 SHIRTLESS NASCAR DRIVERS

Normally our galleries feature the beautiful wives, girlfriends and drivers of NASCAR. This week's gallery is for the ladies. And for some of the dudes. Not that there's anything wrong with that. For your viewing pleasure, shirtless NASCAR drivers. Batting leadoff - who else? - Carl Edwards.Casey MearsClint BowyerJamie McMurrayJimmie JohnsonJeff GordonKasey KahneTony Stewart ... right?Dale Earnhardt Jr.Danica PatrickShaved back NASCAR fan guyRelated links:10 worst paint scheme FAILs25 WTF NAS ...

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DALE JR’S WHISKY RIVER MENU LEAKED

What's on the menu at Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s latest restuarant/bar Whisky River?  The menu has been kept secret, driving the culinary world into a fervor of speculation. All Left Turns acquired this leaked copy to see what NASCAR's most popular driver has been planning. Just one look and it's no surprise that folks are traveling from miles around just to get a taste. This hot spot is sure to be a favorite of NASCAR drivers stopping through Florida, although it's unlikely that Tony Stewar ...

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HORNISH ‘FAIRLY CONFIDENT’ HE WILL BE WITH PENSKE NEXT YEAR

TALLADEGA, Ala. _ Earlier this week it was announced Shell/Pennzoil would be leaving Richard Childress Racing to become the primary sponsor for Kurt Busch at Penske Racing. With Shell making the long-term move to Penske Mobil 1 was forced out, leaving Sam Hornish Jr. without a sponsor for 2011. In the final year of his contract, Hornish now has the added pressure of courting sponsors while renegotiating his deal with the team.Friday, Jay W. Pennell was able to catch up with Hornish at the Tallad ...

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