|HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS GC: Last month, Hendrick Motorsports drafted two players who will compete in the first eNASCAR Heat Pro League season. This week, the 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions have launched the team’s official gaming club that will chase the inaugural NHPL title. In 2019, Hendrick Motorsports GC will field the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 driven by Sam Morris on the Xbox One platform and the No. 25 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 driven by Nick Jobes on PlayStation 4. The two-car team will compete in the 16-race Heat Pro League schedule that will kick off in May. Fans can follow along via HendrickMotorsports.com, @HendrickGC on Twitter and @hendrickmotorsportsgc on Instagram.
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT TALLADEGA: At Talladega Superspeedway, Hendrick Motorsports holds multiple all-time records, including 12 poles, 13 runner-up results, 56 top-five finishes, 85 top-10s and 2,757 laps led. The organization’s 12 wins at the track are tied for the most all-time. Hendrick Motorsports has the most different drivers to win at Talladega with six, with the organization’s most recent win at the venue coming in 2015 thanks to Dale Earnhardt Jr.
TALLADEGA MILESTONE: This Sunday will mark the 100th race at Talladega Superspeedway. Hendrick Motorsports has won two previous 100th races at a track – Jeff Gordon at Daytona in 1997 and Jimmie Johnson at Darlington in 2004.
SUPERSPEEDWAY SUCCESS: Hendrick Motorsports holds the record for the most superspeedway wins all-time with 26, six ahead of Wood Brothers Racing in second place. Hendrick Motorsports also holds the record for the most pole positions at a superspeedway with 32. The next-closest team is Ranier Racing with 18.
BYE WEEK BLISS: Hendrick Motorsports holds the all-time record for the most wins following a bye week. The organization has 35 wins after an off weekend, with Richard Childress Racing coming in second with 27 and Joe Gibbs Racing and Roush Fenway Racing tied for third with 17. Hendrick Motorsports drivers have won four of the last 10 races the week after Easter, most recently courtesy of Johnson at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2017.
FIRST-TIME WINNERS: Hendrick Motorsports holds the record for the most first-time Cup Series winners with nine. If William Byron or Alex Bowman win at Talladega, it would extend the record to the 10th time a driver has recorded his first career Cup Series win while driving for Hendrick Motorsports.
ALL-STAR FAN VOTING: Fan voting for the NASCAR All-Star Race is now open with two teammates from Hendrick Motorsports on the ballot. Chase Elliott and Johnson are locked into the race, and Byron and Bowman are in the fan voting pool, providing one route to join their teammates in the All-Star Race field on May 18. Fans can cast their vote here, and votes shared on Twitter and Facebook count double.
ORGANIZATION STATS: To date, Hendrick Motorsports has totals of 12 championships, 252 race victories, 218 pole positions, 1,047 top-five finishes and 1,794 top-10 finishes in points-paying NASCAR Cup Series competition. Its teams have led more than 68,000 laps since 1984.