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Regan Smith was able to claim the Aarons 312 with help from a last lap caution. Smith was in a pack of cars racing to the start finish line when Brian Vickers was sent into the outside wall.
UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: Full results from Aarons 312
As a caution came out; Smith, Kasey Kahne and Joey Logano raced to the finish line with Kahne crossing it first. After reviewing video of the crash and when the caution lights NASCAR ruled that Smith was the winner of the event.
For those only interested in the crash and crossing of the finish line tune to the 2:00 mark of the video.
The win is the first of the season for Smith who also became the series point leader.
BEST OF MAXIM
Regan Smith, driver of the #7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet, celebrates with his crew in victory lane after he won the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images.
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
TALLADEGA, Ala.–The delicious irony of Regan Smith’s victory in Saturday’s Aaron’s...
Regan Smith won the crash-filled Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway when NASCAR said he was leading at the final caution flag Saturday night.
The race was delayed three hours by rain and slowed by several cautions, and NASCAR cut the distance by 10 laps as darkness closed in on the track. Then Joey Coulter brought out a caution and NASCAR decided to make one attempt...
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The HQ will just show you the video of the finish first and let you come up with an answer...
Initial crossing of the finish line gave it to Kasey Kahne, but NASCAR ruled that Regan Smith had the lead at the time of the caution from the wreck that happened behind all the leaders...
"I was thinking 'Man, I hope we got it," Smith admitted...
Regan Smith won the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Talladega Superspeedway. The race was delayed by three hours due to rain and later cut by ten laps due to concerns about darkness. At the end of the race Smith was declared the winner after a caution came out as the cars approached the start finish line.
Travis Pastrana sat on the pole for the event and led his first Nationwide...
Regan Smith took over the NASCAR Nationwide Series point lead after a thrilling win on Saturday. Smith was declared the winner of the Aarons 312 after NASCAR reviewed its scoring data due to a last lap caution.
Smith entered the race trailing Sam Hornish by one point but leaves for Darlington with a 27 point lead.
Unofficial Point Standings after Talladega
With another week in the books, here are this week’s Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge results.
Jason and Matt got the winning pick for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race, picking JR Motorsports driver Regan Smith. Smith claimed the victory narrowly over Joey Logano, Brittany’s pick.
Sunday it was a total crap shoot on the track. Wrecks and chaos on the final laps...
TREND OF CONSISTENCY - Smith’s fifth-place finish last week at Richmond International Raceway marked his fifth consecutive top-10, giving him an average finish of 5.6 in that span. Additionally, the 190 points he earned through those events are 13 points more than his nearest competitor, Sam Hornish Jr.
FOUR CONSECUTIVE FOR KAHNE – Talladega marks the first of four consecutive NNS...
Talladega is known for being a dangerous and exciting track and didn't disappoint fans this past weekend with the Aaron's 312 on Sarturday (Nationwide) and Aaron's 499 on Sunday (Sprint Cup).
While David Ragan won in an exciting finish on Sunday and Regan Smith on Saturday, it will be the crashes that people will be talking about more--like the one that Kyle Busch...
Welcome to the inaugural season of the Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge. This will take place all year long and will feature our esteemed panel of experts who will pick a winner in the series running that weekend.
For this weekend the Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series venture to the Talladega Superspeedway.
Points will be given based on how close to firs the pick...