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Oct 10
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2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Pennzoil Platinum Ford, reacts in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 10, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images It was last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) event winner, Joey Logano, with a lap speed of 190.597 mph, showing the quickest way around Charlotte Motor Speedway early Friday evening during the final Bank of America 500 practice session. Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 190.463 mph, was second fastest in the session and was followed by Kevin Harvick (190.087 mph) who was third, Jeff Gordon (190.007 mph) fourth and Brad Keselowski (189.893) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Denny Hamlin (189.687 mph) putting down the sixth quickest lap speed, AJ Allmendinger (189.553) seventh, Jimmie Johnson (189.354) eighth, Carl Edwards (189.308) ninth and Greg Biffle (189.188) posting tenth. The 55th annual Bank ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Starting Lineup

2014 NNS Driver Chase Elliott on track in the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images The current NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) points leader and Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Chase Elliott - with a qualifying lap speed of 181.354 mph - captured the pole for tonight's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Second Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 State Water Heaters Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 191.157 mph - was the fastest during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Bank of America 500. Last week's event winner, ... FULL STORY »

Busch Brothers Make NASCAR History

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Doublemint Toyota, left, and Ms. Coors Lite Rachel Rupert, right, pose with the Coors Lite Pole Award after Busch qualified for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Myers Wins Southern Slam, Seuss Crowned Champion CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 9, 2014) – Kyle Busch earned the pole position on Bojangles’ Pole Night with a lap of 197.390 mph in the final session of knockout qualifying on Thursday at Charlotte Motor ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 1st How strong was the car in qualifying? "It seemed like the guy that was the most consistent was able to win the pole tonight.  I think we had a .38 ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion – “We’ve been off a little bit in qualifying trim since we’ve been here, but I thought our race trim was really good in practice and that’s the most important ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND ON THE SPEEDS: “Oh my gosh. It’s so fast; so much grip and so much commitment. Luckily our Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet had a lot of grip, too. ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 10.09.14
Kurt Busch smashed the previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualfying track record (195.624mph - set by Denny Hamlin in May of 2013) at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a qualifying lap speed of 198.771mph, in round two of qualifying. But, it was his brother, Kyle Busch - with a qualifying lap ...FULL STORY »
Alex Bowman, driver of the #5 Dirty Mo Radio Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive For The Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.09.14
Alex Bowman, with a lap speed of 181.245mph, showed the quickest way around Charlotte Motor Speedway Thursday evening during the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Drive for the Cure 300 practice session. The 2010 series champion, Brad Keselowski, was second quickest with a lap speed of 180.650mph, and he was followed by series Rookie of the ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, DRIVER of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, speaks with the media during a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 10.09.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you feel coming into Charlotte? "Obviously, we had a good start -- a decent start to this first race in this round.  A lot of guys have shown a lot of speed throughout the year had some issues.  It's ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, DRIVER of the #5 Pepsi Chevrolet, speaks with the media after practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Kasey Kahne
Posted 10.09.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 PEPSI CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed his chances this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his thoughts on Danica Patrick’s progress this season and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR ANNUAL 5K THAT IS THIS WEEKEND: “10:00 AM Sunday morning ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.09.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) diver, Trevor Bayne, with a lap speed of 180.856mph, was at the top of the speed chart at the conclusion of Friday's first Drive for the Cure 300 practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Second fastest on the speed chart with a lap speed of 180.584mph, was Kyle ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.09.14
Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick, with a lap speed of 196.192mph, was the quickest during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Bank of America 500. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Austin Dillon, with a lap speed of 196.107mph, was second quickest; ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Joey Logano
Posted 10.09.14
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, is coming off a win in last week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway.  Logano held a Q&A session with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway to discuss advancing to the Eliminator Road and other issues. JOEY ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Lucas Lambert in the garage area - Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Ryan Newman
Posted 10.09.14
RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 31 CATERPILLAR CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media today at Charlotte Motor Speedway to discuss the Chase for the Sprint Cup, thoughts on next week’s race at Talladega, the challenges of Charlotte Motor Speedway and other topics. YOU’VE BEEN ADAMANTLY SAYING YOU NEED AN EIGHTH-PLACE FINISH. ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr
Posted 10.09.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 DIET MOUNTAIN DEW CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his surprise birthday party and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR MINDSET COMING INTO CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY, OBVIOUSLY A BIG ...FULL STORY »


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