Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

09 May, 2017, 00:12 | Author: Sam Montgomery
  • Daniel Suarez spins and crashes into William Byron and Matt Tifft on the backstretch during the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday

(Busch) "I think one thing that's starting to slip through the cracks is the ability for a driver to understand his auto and be able to work on it and knowing what it takes to set up the front toe or the rear suspension. I feel like we've had pretty okay cars, we'll just try and not get into trouble and get back on track".

The NASCAR Xfinity Series is back on action later today for the running of the Sparks Energy 300.

There were a pair of inspection issues following Sunday's Monster Energy Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. "Me and my spotter were so focused on (Logano)". He won last fall's race at Talladega. Kevin Harvick was second at 196.439 miles per hour, while Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch and Joey Logano rounded out the top five. This is a lot different than the tandem racing we've had in the past. But I learned a lot. With this field lacking in many big names, look for Kahne to make a push for the win. That is the biggest reason why this race can be so hard to predict. Drivers will spend the entire race attempting to make a run to the front of the pack but all it takes is an unanticipated bump or rub to completely knock a portion of the field right out of the race.

Scott Lagasse Jr. and Cole Custer wreck in turn one during the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday
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Kennedy was racing for the first time since the 2016 season-ending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

"Not much", Almirola said when asked how much time he spent making moves with the Cup race in mind. Here's all the info you'll need to watch the Sparks Energy 300 live.

Listen, we're not saying Matt DiBenedetto is going to take the checkered flag at Talladega, but he could be a sneaky good play Sunday. We ran about 10 laps in practice and I said, 'Put it on jack stands.

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