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Jan 22
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Motorsports Media to Descend Upon Charlotte For NASCAR Sprint Media Tour Hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway

NSCS Media Tour at Charlotte Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2014) – More than 230 motorsports journalists will gather next week for the most prestigious preseason media event in sports, the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway. Running Jan. 27-30, the tour offers credentialed media four full days of unrivaled access to announcements from NASCAR executives, drivers, team owners and speedway operators. “This four-day event provides media outlets across the country and around the world with newsworthy content as fans gear up for the 2014 NASCAR season,” said Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “It takes a lot of support and cooperation from Sprint, the race teams and NASCAR to make it possible, and we’ve been proud to produce ... FULL STORY »

Area Musicians to Bring Holiday Classics to Life During Unique Concert Saturday at Speedway Christmas

Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 12, 2013) – The Speedway Christmas light show allows fans to visualize the holiday season, but this weekend the show will add a unique twist to the sounds of Christmas as well. TubaChristmas will perform holiday classics ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Teams Test at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Preparation for 2014 Season

NASCAR teams hit the track for the final time in 2013 to finalize rules packages for 2014 season. (Credit: CMS/HHP) CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 11, 2013) – On Wednesday, fans watched 30 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers take to the track in the sixth-generation car test at Charlotte Motor Speedway from the enclosed Clubhouse seating of The Speedway Club. NASCAR ran five different ... FULL STORY »

Speedway Christmas Construction Underway as Charlotte Motor Speedway Prepares for Busy Holiday Season

Crews began setting up the more than 800 displays that will make up this year's 3.1-mile Speedway Christmas drive-through light show Tuesday. (CMS/David Brenner photo) CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 5, 2013) – Trim the tree, hang the wreath and get your wish-list ready. Speedway Christmas is returning to Charlotte Motor Speedway for its fourth year and the spectacular holiday light show will offer more family fun ... FULL STORY »

Future on Display at Charlotte Motor Speedway Test

Crew members for the #1 Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing Chevrolet work in the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway - Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images Several Competition Packages Tested on the 1.5-Mile Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 14, 2013) – Engines re-fired on a Monday at Charlotte Motor Speedway after the Bank of America 500, as six race teams returned to the track to work on further ... FULL STORY »

Kahne and Johnson Score Top-Five Finishes at Charlotte

asey Kahne, driver of the #5 Quaker State Chevrolet, leads Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet, and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 12, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Five Team Chevy Championship Contenders in Top-10 Overall CONCORD, NC – October 12, 2012 – With a really solid No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS race car, Kasey Kahne led the most laps, 138 of the 334-lap Bank of America 500 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Reports

Richard Childress Racing Logo NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 Charlotte Motor Speedway October 12, 2013 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished sixth (Kevin Harvick), 21st (Jeff Burton), 24th (Paul Menard) and 27th (Brian Scott) in the Charlotte 500. Following the event at Charlotte Motor ... FULL STORY »



Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 12, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Bounces Back at Charlotte
Posted 10.13.13
M&M’s Driver Takes Fifth Place Saturday Night Date: Oct. 12, 2013 Event: Bank Of America 500 (Round 31 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway Start/Finish: 9th/5th (Running, completed 334 of 334 laps) Point Standing: 5th (2,188 points, 37 behind leader) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Ford) Kyle Busch called the Bank ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman on track in the No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevy - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Newman ‘Brings It Home’ Eighth at Charlotte
Posted 10.13.13
Quicken Loans Driver Secures 15th Top-10 Finish of Season Date: Oct. 12, 2013 Event: Charlotte 500 (Round 31 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 7th/8th (Running, completed 334 of 334 laps) Point Standing: 12th (2,147 points, 78 out of first) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Ford) Ryan Newman, ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 12, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Earns 20th-Place Finish at Charlotte
Posted 10.13.13
GoDaddy Driver 28th in Sprint Cup Series Points Date: Oct. 12, 2013 Event: Bank of America 500 (Round 31 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 35th/20th (Running, completed 332 of 334 laps) Point Standing: 28th (554 points) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Ford) Danica Patrick, driver of the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Finishes 14th at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 10.13.13
CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 12, 2013) – Kurt Busch finished 14th in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Not much to say, it wasn’t a good night for our Furniture Row team,” stated Busch. “We lost the handling of the car and it was ...FULL STORY »
Smoke pours from the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, driven by Mark Martin during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 12, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Short Night in Charlotte for Mark Martin
Posted 10.13.13
Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Driver Finishes 42nd After Engine Expires on Lap 80 Date: Oct. 12, 2013 Event: Bank of America 500 (Round 31 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 23rd/42nd (Engine, completed 80 of 334 laps) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Ford) Mark Martin, driving in ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.13.13
KESELOWSKI WINS FIRST CUP RACE WITH FORD Brad Keselowski’s win tonight is his first with Ford Racing and 10th of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. This makes Keselowski the 79th different driver to win a NSCS race in a Ford. The win is Ford’s 618th all-time series victory and the 29th by Penske Racing. Ford Finishing Order: 1st – ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.13.13
Matt Kenseth was the first Camry driver to the finish line (third) in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kenseth started 20th and led one lap (of 334) at the 1.5-mile track. Fellow Camry Chase for the Sprint Cup competitor Kyle Busch (fifth) also tallied a top-five ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.13.13
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 QUAKER STATE CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED SECOND THAT WAS A HECK OF A BATTLE BETWEEN YOU AND BRAD KESELOWSKI THERE IN THE CLOSING LAPS CAN YOU TALK ABOUT THAT? “Yeah, we had a great race.  I was on two (tires) and he was on four (tires) and he ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 12, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Results
Posted 10.12.13
The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Brad Keselowski, bounced back from an early penalty of leaving his pit box with the jack, to win under the lights Saturday night in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Keselowski, who failed to make the "chase" this year, received ...FULL STORY »


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