Worth mentioning: Joey Logano, victor of last weekend's race at Richmond, has finished worse than sixth only once all season, when he crashed at Phoenix and finished 31st.
Drivers three wide come through the Tri-Oval during the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Talladega, Ala.
(Larson) "You know I feel like I see a lot more Asians at the race track which is kind of neat, especially wearing my gear and getting autographs". "You don't have that tandem push as much, and it's more of a pack like the Cup races are, so you get a little bit more experience for what tomorrow is gonna be like, which is good". From a fantasy perspective, predicting races at tracks such as Talladega and Daytona International Speedway is even more hard than at other tracks, as the nature of restrictor-plate racing makes things even more unpredictable.
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Almirola's fourth-place finish matched a season-best for the No. 43 team, which notched its other top-five effort in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500. "I love racing here at Talladega in these XFINITY cars", Logano said. "I was trying to help him, trying to make the Fords work together and I hooked him, so I feel sorry about that". He now leads the XFINITY Series point standings by 29 points over Justin Allgaier. Here's all the info you'll need to watch the Sparks Energy 300 live.
"We spend probably 70 to 80 percent of the lap that we run looking in the mirror, not actually looking where we're going", Almirola said "So, that's the most challenging thing to get used to and get comfortable with, is just you are totally focused on what's going on behind you".