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May 24
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2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Results & Point Standings

Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Subway Toyota, celebrates with crew members after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Saturday night under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), it was Carl Edwards doing his signature back-flip after winning his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), and finishes a comfortable 4.785 seconds ahead of Greg Biffle for the Coca-Cola 600 victory Edwards, who ended a 31-race winless drought, received his first series win and second top-ten finish of the 2015 season, his 24th series career win and his first series win at CMS. Following Edwards and Biffle to the drop of the checkered flag were Dale Earnhardt Jr. finishing third, pole-sitter Matt Kenseth fourth and Martin Truex Jr. (who led the most laps - 131 out of 400) finished fifth. Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Ryan ... FULL STORY »

Many Factors Lead To Dehydration For Denny Hamlin In Charlotte
By Chris Knight

2015 NSCS Driver, Denny Hamlin (FedEx) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images CONCORD, North Carolina – Several factors played into NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver Denny Hamlin suffering from dehydration late in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Last weekend’s Sprint All-Star winner complained of not feeling well and suffering a severe headache. Immediately following his eighth place finish, the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway winner was taken to the infield care center for observation. He spent 45 minutes there before being released. Hamlin proved just how well he was feeling after receiving an IV when he interrupted Carl Edwards’ post-race presser with a hug to his Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) teammate who stamped his way into this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. “A lot better now. I knew when my ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 23, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images [table=2733](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series, # Denotes Rookie Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Second Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images [table=2730](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series, # Denotes Rookie Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth wins Charlotte pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DeWalt Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C. – After powering to his second pole of the season on Thursday night, Matt Kenseth will start NASCAR’s longer race from the most advantageous position—with his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota getting serviced in the most ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin hopes to sweep May Charlotte races

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 Denny Hamlin had one million reasons to smile Saturday. The No. 11 Toyota driver took home $1 million after visiting Victory Lane in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. Hamlin’s all-star triumph marked the first victory in the event for Joe Gibbs ... FULL STORY »

Children’s Charities Kentucky Chapter to Host Inaugural Drag Race

Shifting Gears for Kids Logo Speedway Children’s Charities to Host Inaugural Drag Race at Kentucky Speedway SPARTA, Ky. – For the first time in its history, Kentucky Speedway is opening its doors to the public and offering them the opportunity to drag race on the ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 20 DeWalt Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 1st How do you feel after that qualifying effort? “Happy – the DeWalt guys did a great job on our Camry today. They made some great adjustments and they worked hard ... FULL STORY »



Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS, qualifies for eighth position, Thursday, May 21, 2015, for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Harvick leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. All 43 drivers will be participating in "600 Miles of Remembrance" by having the name of a fallen service member on the windshield of their car. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Kevin Harvick Leads Team Chevy in Qualifying for Coca-Cola 600
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Five Chevrolet SS Drivers to Start in Top 12 on Sunday CONCORD, NC – (May 21, 2015) – Current NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick will be the first Chevrolet SS in the 43-car starting grid for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the longest race of the season on the Cup circuit. Harvick, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
David Ragan Fast Thursday at Charlotte; Optimistic For Race
no responses - Posted 05.21.15
CONCORD, North Carolina – Two races into his new ride at Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR), David Ragan seems to be making big gains. The Unadilla, Georgia native unloaded competitive Thursday at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway and carried that speed into a seventh place starting spot for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Performance 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Post-Qualifying Recaps
no responses - Posted 05.21.15
ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 U.S. Air Force Ford Fusion – “I’m not sure what happened.  The car did something a little bit goofy there that we weren’t expecting.  It just drove weird, so we’ll have to go back and tear it apart and see if they can figure out ...FULL STORY »


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