Sprint Cup regular Kurt Busch runs quickest Nationwide Series qualifying lap of the go-or-go-homer drivers.
Kyle Larson finished ninth in his first Talladega SuperSpeedway start and he was 17th later that fall; he has failed to crack the top 20 since.
Danica Patrick crashed in her first attempt at Talladega in 2013, finished the next five races, and failed to finish this May with crash damage.
Casey Mears has scored one top-10 in his last 15 Talladega SuperSpeedway races.
This fall, Regan Smith ran his first Talladega SuperSpeedway in three years but his 32nd-place finish was inauspicious.
Cole Custer (No. 00 OneMain Chevrolet Silverado) won the 21 Means 21 Pole Award for today's fred's 250 (178.417 mph).
Kyle Busch posted the quickest average speed in final practice for the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway.
Chase Elliott logged 24 laps in final practice for the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway, which was the second most in the field.
Matt Kenseth, Chase Elliott, and Carl Edwards lined up behind Jimmie Johnson on the fastest lap chart for the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega.
Jimmie Johnson posted the fastest single lap in the final practice session for the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway with a speed of 196.386 mph.
Like Carl Edwards, Kurt Busch battled with a vibration at Talladega SuperSpeedway in practice for the Hellmann's 500.
Brad Keselowski posted the slowest 10-lap average among Chase contenders in the first practice session for the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway.