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NASCAR At Talladega 2012: Time, TV, Radio Schedule And More

One of NASCAR's most exciting races gets underway on Sunday afternoon with the green flag expected to drop at about 1:20 p.m. ET. Race coverage begins on Fox at noon, ET.

The race is 188 laps around the 2.66-mile for a total of 500 miles. The weather forecast calls for hot temperatures with a chance of scattered showers or a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Last year's race saw Jimmie Johnson head to the winner's circle after getting a push from teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. Clint Bowyer passed Jeff Burton late in the fall race to claim the victory.

Jeff Gordon will be on the pole for Sunday's race and will be joined in the front row by AJ Allmendinger. Marcos Ambrose, Aric Almirola and Kasey Kahne round out the top five of today's race.

Race Date/Time: Sunday, May 6, 12 p.m. ET

Location: Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln, Alabama

TV: Fox

Radio: Motor Racing Network

For more news on today's race check out NASCAR Ranting And Raving along with SB Nation's NASCAR Racing page.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.