Martin Truex, Jr. put on a clinic at the NASCAR Cup Series throwback race at Darlington, leading 248 of the race’s 293 laps and winning both stages to score this third win of the 2021 season and his second career win at the speedway.
As the NASCAR Cup Series closes in on the halfway point of the regular season, teams will head to one of the toughest race tracks to celebrate the sport’s history and stars of the past.
Kyle Busch won stage 1 and took the lead from Kyle Larson on a late-race restart to win Kansas Speedway’s Buschy McBusch Race 400 on Sunday, completing the weekend sweep after winning the Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday night.
NASCAR and Texas Motor Speedway officials announced the details of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race on Wednesday, including a six-segment breakdown of the event.
In 2007, Jeff Gordon moved into second place on Talladega Superspeedway’s all-time wins list with his sixth victory at the track. In 2015, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. tied Gordon’s record and sat tied for second only to his father. On Sunday, Brad Keselowski joined the elite list of six-time Talladega winners.
After three weeks of bumping, rubbing, and bashing sheet metal on short tracks, the stars of the NASCAR Cup Series are getting ready to do it all again, but this time, at NASCAR’s largest oval, Talladega Superspeedway.