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May 21
Thursday

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 on it the last couple weeks to get it ready to come here. I feel like we’re gaining on it. I thought we had good speed today. Jason (Ratcliff, crew chief) had a plan and they all executed it well. Just try to get a good lap today and then try to get it driving good Saturday.” What did Joe Gibbs say to you following qualifying? “He (Joe Gibbs, team owner) was just happy all our cars qualified really well. Obviously, last ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Leads Team Chevy in Qualifying for Coca-Cola 600

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) 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 ... FULL STORY »

Ford Performance 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Performance Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Sixth Annual ‘Goodyear Gives Back’ Campaign Rallies NASCAR Fans in Support of Troops

A detailed view of decals on tires in the garage area as part of the NASCAR Salutes program at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Steeter Lecka/Getty Images Goodyear Transforms NASCAR Tires for Memorial Day Race Weekend, Launches Charity Auction to Benefit Support Our Troops® Organization AKRON, Ohio, May 21, 2015 – For the sixth straight year, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, exclusive tire supplier of NASCAR’s three ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Starting Lineup

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DeWalt Toyota, stands on the grid prior to qualifying 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 Matt Kenseth, on Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) and with a qualifying lap speed of 194.252 MPH, captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole for this Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600. This was Kenseth's second series pole and eighth ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Hisense 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops/NWTF.org Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ty Dillon, with a lap speed of 181.068 MPH, was the fastest early Thursday evening during the final NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) practice session for Saturday's 2015 Hisense 4k TV 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). Fastest in the first session, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Kyle Busch

The car of Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, sits in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How exciting has this week been? “It’s been really fun – a lot of different experiences here. Some new, some old, but getting back in the race car first and foremost last ... FULL STORY »



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Roush Fenway to Pay Homage to Fallen Heroes at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 05.21.15
CONCORD, N.C. (May 21, 2015) – As part of the Memorial Day weekend celebration, Roush Fenway Racing will participate in the “600 Miles of Remembrance” at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday evening for the 56th running of the Coca-Cola 600. In honor of this special occasion, the nameplates across the ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, stands in the garage area during practice 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
2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Joey Logano
Posted 05.21.15
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, met with the media after a press announcement for the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed a number of topics. JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – DID IT SHOCK YOU TO SEE HOW LONG YOUR ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver, Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2015 NXS Hisense 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.21.15
Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), it was NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. - with a lap speed of 180.536 MPH - showing the quickest way around the track during the first 2015 Hisense 4k TV 300 practice session. Second quickest ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Carl Edwards (Subway) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.21.15
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams kicked off track activity on Thursday for the Memorial Day Weekend with their first 2015 Coca-Cola 600 practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). And, at the conclusion of the session, it was Carl Edwards - with a lap speed of 192.273 MPH ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Kevin Harvick
Posted 05.21.15
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER/JIMMY JOHN’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed safety issues, driver communication with NASCAR, aero, voting in the Hall of Fame, and more.  TALK ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF STARTING OUT THE SEASON STRONGLY AND HOW YOU PLAN TO CARRY THAT MOMENTUM INTO 600 LAPS HERE IN ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Team Lowe's Patriotic) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 05.21.15
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S PATRIOTIC CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend’s 600 mile race, his thoughts on having a full-time traveling safety team and many other topics. TALK ABOUT COMING INTO A RACETRACK WHERE YOU CONSISTENTLY RUN ...FULL STORY »
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Circle Sport Pays Tribute to Fallen Heroes with Honor and Remember
Posted 05.21.15
Symbol of Sacrifice and Remembrance Returns to Alex Kennedy’s No. 33 Chevrolet SS at Charlotte MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 21, 2015) – Circle Sport's Alex Kennedy will once again represent Honor and Remember in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series when he gets behind the wheel of the No. 33 Honor and Remember ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (Tommy Baldwin Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Alex Bowman 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.21.15
Alex Bowman No. 7 CULER Chevrolet Charlotte Motor Speedway Coca-Cola 600 | May 24, 2015 Welcome, CULER: CULER space coolers joined Tommy Baldwin Racing for the Coca-Cola 600 race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. What is a CULER space cooler - CULER space coolers are the most advanced, effective and efficient ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops/Arctic Cat Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Tony Stewart – The ‘Won’ That Got Away
Posted 05.21.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (May 20, 2015) – As a 48-time race winner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, there isn’t much that Tony Stewart hasn’t accomplished in NASCAR’s premiere division. He has a trio of Sprint Cup championships in addition to the title of championship-winning car owner – a feat he has ...FULL STORY »


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