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May 24
Saturday

Savage Outdoor TV Joins TBR at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Tommy Baldwin Racing Logo Huntersville, NC (May 24, 2014) - Tommy Baldwin Racing is proud to announce that Savage Outdoors TV has joined the No. 36 team with Reed Sorenson for the Coca-Cola 600 race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Savage Outdoors TV is one of the premier big game hunting shows in the hunting industry. The show airs on The Sportsman Channel in the Realtree Hunting Camp Block on Tuesday nights at 10pm/ET. Host Jamie Satterfield commented, "The Savage crew; Mike, Jacob, Uncle Randy and I are in the hunting camp and ready for racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway. So let's lock and load, let the 36 car launch on Sunday! " "We are glad to have Savage Outdoors TV come on board the No. 36 ... FULL STORY »

Major Gen. Tom Sadler to Receive Stonewall Jackson Award

Major Gen. Tom Sadler will be awarded Charlotte Motor Speedway's prestigious Stonewall Jackson Award during pre-race ceremonies Sunday before the Coca-Cola 600. (CMS/HHP photo) CONCORD, N.C. (May 23, 2014) – Keeping with the tradition of honoring the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces during the Coca-Cola 600 pre-race festivities, Charlotte Motor Speedway will present Major Gen. Tom Sadler with the coveted Stonewall ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards – COCA-COLA 600 Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-880 Backup Chassis: RK-904 Twitter: @99_RFRracing ADVANCE NOTES  Edwards at Charlotte Motor Speedway o   This Memorial Day weekend will mark Edwards’ 19th start at Charlotte Motor Speedway. o   Edwards has an average start of 17.8 and ... FULL STORY »

Cassill to Drive Patriotic-Themed No. 40 CRC Brakleen Chevrolet at Charlotte

2014 NSCS No. 40 Patriotic-Themed CRC BRAKLEEN Chevrolett SS MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 23, 2014) – Hillman Racing today announced that CRC Automotive will be the primary sponsor of the No. 40 CRC BRAKLEEN Chevrolet SS under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Memorial Day weekend Coca-Cola 600.  With a patriotic backdrop to the Hillman ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Puts Chevrolet SS on Pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, poses with Rachel Rupert, Miss Coors Light, after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 22, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Sixth Consecutive Race Team Chevy Leads Field to Green  CONCORD, NC. – May, 22, 2014 – Jimmie Johnson, six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup points paying race winner at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), put his No. 48 Lowe’s Patriotic Chevrolet SS on pole for Sunday’s ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S PATRIOT CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER TALK ABOUT YOUR LAP. YOU WERE ONE OF THE LAST ONES TO GO OUT ‘Yeah, it was a really strong lap. I’m very pleased with it. Happy to get this Lowe’s ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – PRESS CONFERENCE – “Based off of last week’s practice I would say as fast as our car was in the practice and not in the race that I really don’t trust any practice ... FULL STORY »



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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 05.22.14
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 Cherry 5-hour ENERGY for Special Ops Warrior Foundation Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position:   5th How was the qualifying session? “It was a solid qualifying session.  A good starting spot.  Certainly, it’s pole day so you want the pole, but nonetheless top-five starting spot for a long race.  It’s a good way to ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, celebrates after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 22, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Starting Lineup
Posted 05.22.14
The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) defending champion, Jimmie Johnson, with a qualifying lap speed of 194.911 m.p.h., captured the 2014 Coca-Cola 600 Coors Light Pole Award Thursday night. This was Johnson's first series pole of the season, his thirty-third series career pole and his third series pole at Charlotte ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 22, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
2014 NNS HISTORY 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.22.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Chase Elliott, with a lap speed of 178.330 m.p.h., was the fastest during the final HISTORY 300 practice session early Thursday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Posting the second fastest lap speed of 178.183 m.p.h., was Brian Scott, followed by ...FULL STORY »
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2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Drivers Annett & Sorenson
Posted 05.22.14
MICHAEL ANNETT, NO. 7 PILOT FLYING J CHEVROLET SS AND REED SORENSON, NO. 36 BEEF JERKY OUTLET CAROLINAS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed Tommy Baldwin Racing’s involvement with the Salute the Troops program and the Armed Forces Foundation.   REED SORENSON: TALK ABOUT THE ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5 hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Driver Clint Bowyer
Posted 05.22.14
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 Cherry 5-Hour ENERGY for Special Ops Warrior Foundation, Michael Waltrip Racing Do you enjoy coming back to Charlotte where you earned a win in Oct. 2012? “I don’t know why since that victory it gave us a boost of confidence and we’ve seemed to run a lot better.  This was ...FULL STORY »
Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Twisted Tea Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 22, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Ford Racing’s Marcos Ambrose Looking For First Oval Victory at Charlotte
Posted 05.22.14
Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Twisted Tea Ford Fusion, is still looking for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win on an oval.  He’s hoping to get that this weekend and spoke about what it’s going to take during a Q&A session with media members today at Charlotte Motor ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Scott (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NNS HISTORY 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.22.14
Brian Scott, with a lap speed of 178.684 m.p.h., was the quickest Thursday during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) HISTORY 300 practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Second quickest with a lap speed of 178.524 m.p.h., was Kyle Busch, followed by Matt Kenseth (178.241 m.p.h.) who was third, Brad Keselowski ...FULL STORY »
Rick Dale, from HISTORY's hit TV show American Restoration, created this one-of-a-kind trophy for the winner of Saturday night's HISTORY 300. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo)
American Restoration’s Rick Dale Creates One-of-a-Kind Trophy for HISTORY 300
Posted 05.22.14
CONCORD, N.C. (May 22, 2014) – Between championship points and the prestige of winning at the legendary Charlotte Motor Speedway, drivers battling in Saturday’s HISTORY 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race have all kinds of motivation to fight for the win. But with the most unique trophy of the entire season ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Driver Kevin Harvick
Posted 05.22.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER FOLDS OF HONOR CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed what it takes to win the Coca-Cola 600, his season thus far and many other topics. WHAT IS THE HARDEST THING ABOUT THE 600 FOR YOU? “I think it is ...FULL STORY »


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