Dale Earnhardt Jr. used to be happy with restrictor-plate racing at Talladega Superspeedway, but after the big crash in Sunday's Good Sam 500, he's not particularly thrilled about racing there anymore.
Denny Hamlin drove his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for the first time on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway since he suffered a serious back injury during a crash on March 24 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
The National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel will hear Joe Gibbs Racing's appeal on May 8 for severe penalties assessed by NASCAR to Matt Kenseth's No. 20 Sprint Cup Series team for an illegal engine used at Kansas Speedway.
With the regular season in the Sprint Cup Series now reaching the halfway point, Brad Keselowski is hoping to get back on track to avoid fear of missing out on this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
The Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series are running at Atlanta Motor Speedway, while the Camping World Truck Series is competing in Canada for the first time at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The IndyCar Series is racing on the streets of Baltimore.