GEICO 500

Noose found in NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A noose was found in the garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace at the NASCAR race in Alabama on Sunday, less than two weeks after he successfully pushed the stock car racing series to ban the Confederate flag at its tracks and facilities. NASCAR said it had launched an immediate investigation and will do everything…

Montgomerians named to GEICO 500 start roles

TALLADEGA, AL (talladegasuperspeedway.com) – Talladega Superspeedway announced today the Grand Marshal and Honorary Starter for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 on Sunday, May 1. Master Sergeant Larry D. Nix, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, will serve as the Grand Marshal and give the most famous words in motorsports, “Drivers, Start Your Engines,” bookending pre-race ceremonies at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Bringing…

Keselowski, Newman tabbed for fan’s pre-race Q & A for GEICO 500

TALLADEGA, Ala  (talladegasuperspeedway.com) – Three-time Talladega Superspeedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner Brad Keselowski, along with Ryan Newman, who drives for Talladega all-time winning team owner Richard Childress (tied with Rick Hendrick), are scheduled to take part in the track’s Pre-Race Fan Question & Answer Session at the Start/Finish Line prior to the start of the GEICO 500 on Sunday,…