Richard Childress Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Talladega Superspeedway

Richard Childress Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Talladega Superspeedway … Richard Childress began his driving career at Talladega Superspeedway in 1969 and leads team owners for the most all-time victories at the storied Alabama-based race track with 12 wins. Dale Earnhardt visited Victory Lane nine times, while Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer swept the 2010 events at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Bowyer added to the Welcome, N.C.-based organization’s total by claiming RCR’s 100th Sprint Cup Series win when NASCAR’s senior series visited the facility in October 2011. In 163 starts, RCR also has four pole awards, 41 top-five, 66 top-10 finishes and has led 1,836 laps of competition.

RCR in the NSCS … In 2,721 Sprint Cup Series starts dating back to 1969, RCR has amassed 46 pole awards,105 wins, 474 top-five finishes and 1,027 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 17.7 and an average finishing position of 16.0. RCR has earned 15 total championships (six Sprint Cup Series championships with Earnhardt in 1986, ’87, ’90, ’91, ’93 and ’94, six NASCAR XFINITY Series titles, two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series titles and one ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards title) and was the first organization to win titles in NASCAR’s three national series.

The Collective RCR … Dillon clinched a spot in the Round of 12 and ranks ninth (tied for eighth) on the Chase Grid heading into the seventh race of the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup. Newman ranks 18th and Menard ranks 25th in the driver championship point standings.

BBs Ride … In October 2014, Brayden “BB” Butler was an eight-year-old who raced motocross and always wore top-of-the-line safety gear, including his helmet. While practicing for an upcoming race, he crashed and sustained a head injury. He was airlifted to Children’s of Alabama where many pediatric specialists worked to help Brayden recover. Read his inspirational pediatric trauma survivor story to learn more

Catch the Action … The Alabama 500 is scheduled to be televised live on NBC Sports Network beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern Time and broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, Channel 90.