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FACT FILE: NASCAR at Talladega (#2) – Cup, Xfinity and Trucks

1. NASCAR Cup Series YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
• Race Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
• TV: NBC/TSN3 at 2:00P to 6:00

THE VENUE
• Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln (Talladega), AL
• This is a 2.66 mi (4.281) tri-oval. Bankings: Turns 1 & 2: 33°, Turn 3: 32.4°, Turn 4: 32.5°, Tri-oval: 16.5°, Back straight: 3°

THE EVENT
• a 500 mile (188 lap) race. Stages: 60/60/68 = 188 laps
• This is the fifth race in the 10-race NASCAR Cup playoff series. It will be the second race in the three-race Round of 12.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• Last year, two Cup races were held here at Talladega
§ The GEICO 500 was held on June 22nd. Podium Results: 1. Ryan Blaney, Penske Ford, 2. Ricky Stenhouse, JTC Daugherty Chevrolet, 3. Aric Almirola, Stewart-Haas Ford.
§ The YellaWood 500 was held on October 4th. Podium Results: 1. Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Toyota, 2. Erik Jones, Joe Gibbs Toyota, 3. Ty Dillon, Germain Chevrolet.
• Earlier this year, on April 25th, the Geico 500 was run here at Talladega. Podium Results: 1. Brad Keselowski, Penske Ford, 2. William Byron, Hendrick Chevrolet, 3. Michael McDowell, Jenkins Ford.
• The most recent NASCAR Cup race was held at Las Vegas last Sunday, September 26th. Podium Results: 1. Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Toyota, 2. Chase Elliott, Hendrick Chevrolet, 3. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Toyota.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

 

2. NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks 300 at Talladega Superspeedway
• Race Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
• TV: TSN4 at 4:30P to 7:30

THE VENUE
• Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln (Talladega), AL
• This is a 2.66 mi (4.281) tri-oval. Bankings: Turns 1 & 2: 33°, Turn 3: 32.4°, Turn 4: 32.5°, Tri-oval: 16.5°, Back straight: 3°

THE EVENT
• A 300.58-mile (113 lap) race. Stages: 25/25/63 = 113 laps
• This is the second event in the seven-race NASCAR Xfinity playoffs. It is the second race in the initial three-race Round of 12.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• Last year, two Xfinity races were held here at Talladega:
§ The Unhinged 300 was held on June 20th. Podium Results: 1. Justin Haley, Kaulig Chevrolet, 2. Ross Chastain, Kaulig Chevrolet, 3. Jeb Burton, JRM Chevrolet.
§ The Ag-Pro 300 was held on October 3rd. Podium Results: 1. Justin Haley, Kaulig Chevrolet, 2. Ryan Sieg, Seig Chevrolet, 3. Noah Gragson, JRM Chevrolet.
• An Xfinity race, the Ag-Pro 300 was run here at Talladegathis year on April 24th. Podium Results: 1. Jeb Burton, Kaulig Chevrolet, 2. Austin Cindric, Penske Ford, 3. A.J. Allmendinger, Kaulig Chevrolet
• The most recent Xfinity race was run at Las Vegas on September 25th. Podium Results: 1. Josh Berry, JRM Chevrolet, 2. Justin Allgaier, JRM Chevrolet, 3. Noah Gragson, JRM Chevrolet.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

 

3. NASCAR Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Talladega Superspeedway
• Race Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
• TV: Fox Sports Racing at 1:00P to 3:30

THE VENUE
• Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln (Talladega), AL
• This is a 2.66 mi (4.281) tri-oval. Bankings: Turns 1 & 2: 33°, Turn 3: 32.4°, Turn 4: 32.5°, Tri-oval: 16.5°, Back straight: 3°

THE EVENT
• A 94-lap (250 mi) race. Stages: 20/20/54 = 94 laps

PREVIOUS RESULTS
• Last year a Truck Series race was run at Talladega on October 3rd. Podium Results: 1. Raphael Lessard, KBM Toyota, 2. Trevor Bayne, Niece Chevrolet, 3. Chandler Smith, KBM Toyota.
• The most recent Truck Series race this year was run at Las Vegas last Friday, September 24th. Podium Results: 1. Christian Eckes, Curb Toyota, 2. Ben Rhodes, ThorSport Toyota, 3. Matt Crafton, ThorSport Toyota.

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

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