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Oct 12
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Harvick Advances With Charlotte Win As Tempers Flare After The Race

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C.—The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. With the dominant car in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick led 162 laps and survived a wild two-lap dash to the finish after the final caution en route to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season and a free pass into the Eliminator Round of the Chase. Harvick pulled away after a restart on Lap 333 of 334 and beat Jeff Gordon to the finish line by .572 seconds. Jamie McMurray ran third, followed by Joey Logano and polesitter Kyle Busch. Keselowski and Johnson got shuffled back ... FULL STORY »

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

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion – “First off, the Detroit Genuine Parts Ford was good today.  I thought we were gonna have a fourth or fifth-place run and just didn’t catch a break in so ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) "chase" contender, Kevin Harvick, dominated his way into a guaranteed spot in round three of the "Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship" Saturday night, when he won the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick, who ... FULL STORY »

Keselowski Wins Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive For The Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 10, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Brad Keselowski came on strong at the end to win the Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina NASCAR Nationwide Series race Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, outlasting a hard charge by Kyle ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive For The Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 10, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images The 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) champion, Brad Keselowski, held off Kyle Busch Friday night - by 0.377 seconds  - to win the Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This was Keselowski's fourth series win of the 2014 season, ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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 »



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
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.10.14
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, Joey Logano, was second fastest with a lap speed of ...FULL STORY »
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
Busch Brothers Make NASCAR History
Posted 10.10.14
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 Speedway. But it was his brother Kurt Busch who walked ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
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 then a .33 and then a .36 so pretty good ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
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 thing so we’ll keep working.” DO YOU HAVE OPTIMISM FOR THIS ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
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. In (Turns) 1 and 2, the last two runs, I ...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 »


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