May 19

Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Event: Coca-Cola 600 Date: Sunday, May 24, 2015                    Venue: Charlotte Motor Speedway               Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... In 145 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Richard Childress Racing teams have earned seven points-paying victories (four wins with Dale Earnhardt, one with Jeff Burton and two with Kevin Harvick) and four All-Star race victories (three with Earnhardt and one with Harvick), giving RCR 11 total Sprint Cup Series checkered flags at the Concord, N.C.-based track. RCR boasts 21 top-five and 45 top-10 finishes at the 1.5-mile track. Childress, a former driver on NASCAR's senior circuit, contributed two of ... FULL STORY »

Tyler Reddick Victorious in “Lucas Oil 200” NCWTS race at Dover International Speedway
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Tyler Reddick, driver of the #19 BBR Music Group Ford, poses with the Miles the Monster trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway on May 29, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images DOVER, Del. (May 29, 2015) – For a while, it looked like the winner of the Lucas Oil 200 was going to be whichever truck managed to survive 200 laps around the Monster Mile. Eventually, things calmed down – but still, only nine of the 32 cars that started Friday’s “Lucas Oil 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway were on the lead lap at the end of it. Three of those cars provided a rather exciting finish to the evening, and it ended up being Tyler Reddick driving to the checkered flag at the end of a crash-filled affair. Reddick passed Erik Jones in turn three with seven laps remaining and opened up a lead of ... FULL STORY »

Coca-Cola 600 Gives Blaney, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team Opportunity to Return Wood Brothers to Charlotte Glory

2015 NSCS Driver, Ryan Blaney (Motorcraft/Quick Lane) - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Driver Ryan Blaney and crew chief Jeremy Bullins are striving to parley their incredible fourth-place run with the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion at Talladega into another strong performance in the Coca-Cola 600 this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. “We want ... FULL STORY »

Front Row Motorsports Pays Tribute to Fallen Family, Military Brethren at Charlotte

Front Row Motorsports Logo STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 19, 2015) - The Sprint Cup entries of Front Row Motorsports will be pay tribute to fallen military members close to team members' hearts during the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday. As part of NASCAR's "600 Miles of Remembrance," ... FULL STORY »

50,000 Pounds of Documents Collected for Shredding At Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (May 18, 2015) – More than 500 people turned out to Martinsville Speedway Monday with boxes, bags, crates and even a trailer or two filled with personal documents to be professionally shredded. By day’s end, more than ... FULL STORY »

Furniture Row Racing to Honor Fallen Colorado Soldier

Randy Penn (L), brother of fallen Vietnam soldier Sgt. Edwin Penn, and Barney Visser, Furniture Row Racing team owner stand next to Martin Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Chevrolet that will carry Sgt. Penn's name on the windshield during Sunday's Sprint Cup Series Memorial Day Weekend Classic -- the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Visser, a Vietnam veteran, attended basic training with Sgt. Penn in 1967. Randy Penn is the mayor of Englewood, Colo. Vietnam hero attended basic training with race team owner Barney Visser; Family of fallen soldier will attend Memorial Day weekend Sprint Cup race in Charlotte as guests of Barney Visser, Furniture Row Racing DENVER, Colo. (May 18, 2015) -- Furniture Row ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan’s No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota To Honor Sgt. Bryan Brewster in 600

Sgt. Bryan Brewster CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver David Ragan will carry a very special name on his windshield this Memorial Day weekend in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Race fans and television viewers will see the name ... FULL STORY »

Hope for the Warriors® Honors Fallen Service Members this Memorial Day Weekend Through NASCAR

Hope For The Warriors Logo "Drive For Hope" Program Ramps Up During Charlotte Race Weeks HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2015) - In conjunction with NASCAR race weeks at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Hope For The Warriors® will continue their "Drive for Hope" program with several initiatives ... FULL STORY »

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Richard Petty Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing Team up with U.S. Air Force for 600 Miles of Remembrance
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No. 6, No. 9 and No. 43 Teams Carry Names of Fallen Airmen in Coca-Cola 600 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2015) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Roush Fenway Racing will team up with the U.S. Air Force for NASCAR's 600 Miles of Remembrance campaign at NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola ...FULL STORY »
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Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team To Honor The Memory of Jonathan Bowling At Coca-Cola 600
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It’s fairly certain that few people in America have as much appreciation for the various aspects of Memorial Day weekend as Jon Wood and his sister Jordan Wood Hicks. For many, the weekend is about motor racing, with the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 all running ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR: An American Salute Launches with 600 Miles of Remembrance
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Sport to Honor Fallen Service Members with Windshield Tribute at Coca-Cola 600 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 18, 2015) — When NASCAR® drivers start their engines for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, fans will see familiar names like “Harvick,” “Kenseth” and “Almirola” replaced on car windshields with “SGT Mracek,” “HM3 ...FULL STORY »
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2015 Charlotte Motor Speedway NSCS & NXS (May) Weekend Track Event Schedule
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Matt McCall in victory lane after winning the Jerry Moody Memorial I DIG PIGS 100 (Photo Credit: Alicia Hackett / FrameWorks Photography)
Matt McCall Prevails in Thrilling Jerry Moody Memorial Feature
no responses - Posted 05.17.15
LUCAMA, NC – Matt McCall started on the pole but he did not make the move that would win him the race until lap 74 of the I Dig Pigs 100 Late Model feature in Sunday’s Jerry Moody Memorial at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama, North Carolina. McCall won a ...FULL STORY »
Doug Rice, broadcaster for PRN, speaks to the media during a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina (Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey / Getty Images)
Joey Logano Isn’t Seeing Double
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Guess who’s doing the Indianapolis 500 / Coca-Cola 600 double this year? No, it’s not Kurt Busch, who accomplished the feat in 2014. No, it’s not Danica Patrick, who has raced in both events, but never on the same day. In fact, the person doing the famed double this year isn’t a ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite "Blue Deuce" Ford, stands in the garage area during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski’s Bid To Cash A Million Dollars Bounces
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CONCORD– Brad Keselowski knew he was probably speeding as he exited pit road for the final time in Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. But, the 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion also thought it was his biggest opportunity to cash in on a million dollar payday. ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Hamlin holds off Harvick for Sprint All-Star Race victory
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CONCORD, N.C.— With a deft move with three laps left in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin delivered the first victory in the non-points showcase event to Joe Gibbs Racing and to Toyota. As he drove into Turn 1 to start Lap 107, with Kevin ...FULL STORY »

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