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Sadler finally over Talladega torment

Posted: May 4, 2014 at 3:44 a.m.

Elliott Sadler celebrates after winning Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway as his crew chief, Little Rock native Chris Gayle (lower left), looks on. It was Gayle’s first victory as a NASCAR crew chief.

Most of Elliott Sadler’s memories of Talladega Superspeedway are unpleasant. They either involve a horrific 2003 crash in which his car flipped several times and slid forever through the grass on its roof, or many different ways he’d come up empty racing for a victory.

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Sports, Pages 27 on 05/04/2014

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