Oct 06

Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing (RCR) Logo Event: Bank of America 500 Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015 Venue: Charlotte Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... In 148 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 47 top-10 finishes on the 1.5-mile surface. Childress, a former driver on NASCAR's senior circuit, contributed two of those top-10 finishes from 1978 to 1979. The Welcome, N.C. organization has led ... FULL STORY »

Kenseth puts No. 20 Toyota on pole for Charlotte race
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Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after after qualifying on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 8, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C. – For a driver who keeps insisting that qualifying isn’t his strong suit, Matt Kenseth continues to excel on NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light pole days. Touring the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway in a blistering 27.759 seconds (194.532 mph) on Thursday night, the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota earned the top starting spot for Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 (on NBC at 7 p.m. ET), the first race in the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Kenseth was .198 seconds quicker than JGR teammate Kyle Busch (193.154 mph), who put the No. 18 Toyota on the outside of the front row. Busch’s car is sporting a pink paint scheme this ... FULL STORY »

New Fanatics NASCAR Trackside Superstore at Talladega Superspeedway To Enhance Fan Retail Experience, Oct. 23-25

The new Fanatics NASCAR Trackside Superstore TALLADEGA, AL – Race fans coming to Talladega Superspeedway for the 500 and fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola Weekend (October 23-25) will experience a whole new way to shop for merchandise of their favorite drivers. The new Fanatics NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Pretty in Pink

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on October 3, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2015) – Once again this weekend for Saturday’s Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Danica Patrick’s normally green Chevrolet turns pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. It’s ... FULL STORY »

Richard Petty Motorsports Continues Winning Tradition with Ford Performance Extension

Richard Petty Motorsports Continues Winning Tradition with Ford Performance Extension Manufacturer Committed to Winning Championships with Storied Organization MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 6, 2015) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Ford Performance announced today their commitment to winning races and championships together in an extension that will see the most storied organization ... FULL STORY »

Blaney’s No. 21 Ford Fusion To Sport PPG Colors At Charlotte

2015 NSCS No. 21 PPG Ford Fusion October 6, 2015 - Ryan Blaney and the No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford Fusion will carry new colors – literally and figuratively – into this weekend’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The iconic No. 21 Ford Fusion will ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon Motorsports and Grizzly Coolers Join Forces

Grizzly Coolers Logo The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Regular Aligns with Grizzly Coolers as a Brand Ambassador (WELCOME, N.C) -- Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chevrolet SS, has partnered with Grizzly Coolers as a brand ambassador. Dillon joins more ... FULL STORY »

American Girl Fashion Show comes to Charlotte to benefit Pediatric Cancer Patients

Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation Charlotte, NC (October 6, 2015) - This weekend, Ingrid Vandebosch, wife of NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon, along with the Promise Circle of the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation will host the inaugural American Girl™ Fashion Show presented by MilkSplash® at the ... FULL STORY »

Actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar speaks onstage during NBC's 'Truth Be Told' panel discussion at the NBCUniversal portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 13, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. - Photo Credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
Mark-Paul Gosselaar Named Grand Marshal for Hollywood Casino 400
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2015) – Actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar has been chosen to give the most famous words in motorsports – “Drivers, Start Your Engines” – for the Hollywood Casino 400 on Oct. 18. Gosselaar currently stars as Mitch on NBC’s new comedy “Truth Be Told,” which premieres on Friday, ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts
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GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Race No. 30 – Bank of America 500 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 29 – Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C Drive for the Cure Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Concord, N.C. Fast Facts for October 8-10, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint ...FULL STORY »
Axalta to Continue Sponsorship with Hendrick Motorsports and will Join the NSCS No. 88 Team with driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2016 - 2018)
Axalta Coating Systems and Hendrick Motorsports extend relationship with multi-year agreement
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Longtime Sponsorship Continues through 2018 with No. 88 Team CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2015) – Axalta Coatings Systems (NYSE: AXTA) will continue its long-standing partnership with Hendrick Motorsports after agreeing to a contract extension that will expand its presence and take one of the most enduring sponsorships in NASCAR through 2018. Beginning ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 95 Thrivent Builds Ford Fusion (Rendition)
Thrivent Financial Celebrates 10th Anniversary Partnership with Habitat for Humanity at Charlotte Motor Speedway
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Fresh Look For No. 95 And Fan Donation Platform Highlight Celebration with Leavine Family Racing and NASCAR Driver Michael McDowell CONCORD, N.C. (October 6, 2015) – Thrivent Financial will celebrate its 10th Anniversary of partnering with Habitat for Humanity at the hometown race for Leavine Family Racing and NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Josh Wise
Josh Wise 2015 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
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Josh Wise No.32 RimRock Devlin Ford Race Advance 56th Annual Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway News and Notes: Heading into Saturday night's Bank Of American 500, Wise will be looking to make his 127th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start, and his seventh at the fast 1.50-mile speedway. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
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Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 32 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 13.3, has completed 10,904 of 11,454 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Carl Edwards (STANLEY) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
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Carl Edwards / No. 19 STANLEY Toyota Preview Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 19 STANLEY Toyota News and Notes: CHASE 2015:  Edwards and the No. 19 STANLEY team head to the Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) for the first race of the Contender Round in NASCAR’s Playoff, the only night ...FULL STORY »
Fans lined the streets through Uptown Charlotte for Charlotte Motor Speedway's Bank of America 500 Laps Around Uptown kickoff, featuring 15 NASCAR stock cars and pace cars processing through the heart of the Queen City. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman)
NASCAR Roars Through Charlotte To Kick Off Bank of America 500 Race Week
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CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 5, 2015) – NASCAR stock cars roared through Center City Charlotte during the lunch rush hour Monday as Charlotte Motor Speedway officially kicked off Bank of America 500race week with a high-octane “Laps Around Uptown” procession. Fifteen NASCAR stock cars and speedway pace cars, provided by Roush Fenway ...FULL STORY »

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