Skip to content


David Poole’s Words Ring True When It Comes to Talladega

Shortly before his passing at the age of 50, David Poole shared his feelings about the April race at Talladega Superspeedway in his Life in the Turn Lane column for the Charlotte Observer. "The problem is and always has been this race track," said Poole. After watching the Amp Energy 500 at the Superspeedway, many would agree that Poole's words again rang true this weekend at the fall Talladega race. In his April 26, 2009 column, Poole shared his concerns about the track, especially in light of the terrible crash involving Carl Edwards. Brad Keselowski and Edwards were racing for the win when they wrecked. The wreck sent Edwards airborne and he crashed into the catch fence. Although Edwards was able to get out of the car and run across the ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Motorsports
Article is property of

Posted in MotorSports.