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May 26
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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) 2012 NNS HISTORY 300 Post-Race Recaps

Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Motorsports Logo Brad Keselowski (No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger) Race Winner HOW WERE YOU ABLE TO STRETCH THE FUEL?  “Well, I can’t tell you that (smiles).  There’s a strategy and you know, Penske Racing engines, they do a great job with fuel mileage on the Dodges and they deserve a lot of credit for it.  There’s only so much you can do as a driver and a lot of it comes down to the car and what it needs.  Denny (Hamlin) didn’t let me save any.  I can tell ya at the end he was running pretty hard and I knew he was going to be tough, both him and Kyle (Busch).  They all did a great job and I had a ... FULL STORY »

Strong Run at Charlotte Results in Disappointing Finish for Scott

Brian Scott Post Race Highlights: · Brian Scott secured a ninth place starting spot for the weekend’s History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Saturday was the sixth time in 2012 that Scott has qualified in the top-10. · In the first quarter of the ... FULL STORY »

Keselowski Wins HISTORY 300

Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday in Concord, N.C.- Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR Brad Keselowski squeezed every drop of fuel out his tank Saturday, pressing his No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge 73 laps to win the History 300 NASCAR Nationwide race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “The last 73 were the longest 73 of my ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Motorsports, 2012 NNS HISTORY 300 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Motorsports Logo Denny Hamlin (second) was the highest finishing Camry driver in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Camry drivers Kyle Busch (third) and Joey Logano (sixth) also recorded top-10 finishes on the 1.5-mile track. Logano led three times ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing, 2012 NNS HISTORY 300 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 6 Ford EcoBoost Ford Mustang – WHAT HAPPENED TO YOUR CAR? “I think the U-joint between the driveshaft and the transmission broke first. We’re gonna have to go back and look at it. It was ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS HISTORY 300 Race Results

Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday in Concord, N.C. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/HHP - Pool/Getty Images On Saturday, the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion, Brad Keselowski, was able to hold off a hard charging Denny Hamlin, as he won the HISTORY 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway by 0.838 seconds. This was Keselowski's first series win of the 2012 season, his ... FULL STORY »

SRT Motorsports (Dodge) KEYS FOR SUCCESS: Coca-Cola 600

Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Motorsports Logo CONCORD, N.C. (Saturday, May 26) – Each race weekend, selected SRT Motorsports Engineers, Penske Racing engineers and crew chiefs, drivers or engine specialists give their insight on the ‘Keys for Success’ for the upcoming race.  This week, Howard Comstock, SRT ... FULL STORY »



2012 NASCAR Brad Keselowski portrait - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.26.12
Wrapping up the final 2012 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 practice session Saturday afternoon, it was Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 183.692 mph, who was the quickest at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Carl Edwards, with a lap speed of 183.349 mph, was second fastest, while both Mark Martin and Jimmie Johnson had the identical lap ...FULL STORY »
Celebrating in Charlotte Motor Speedway's Victory Lane on Saturday following NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying, Joey Logano(i) displays the Coors Light Pole Award for the 31st Annual History 300 with a lap of 30.157 seconds, 179.063 mph. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NNS HISTORY 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 05.26.12
Joey Logano, with a qualifying lap speed of 179.063 mph, captured the 2012 NNS HISTORY 300 Coors Light Pole Award at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This was Logano's third series pole of the 2012 season, his nineteenth series career pole, and his first series pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Starting second on the ...FULL STORY »
AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger
Speedway Motorsports Inc., Announces Food Donation Commitment to Drive to End Hunger
Posted 05.26.12
Jeff Gordon: “…[O]ff the track, we’re on a great run in raising awareness and support for people who struggle to put food on the table.” CONCORD, NC – Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon, Speedway Motorsports Incorporated (SMI) President and Chief Operating Officer Marcus Smith, and AARP Foundation President Jo ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin in Garage - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.26.12
This past Thursday, the NSCS teams had their first Coca-Cola 600 practice session; as well as, qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway. And, after a day of no track activity on Friday, the teams returned on Saturday for their final two practice sessions before Sunday night's race. In Saturday morning's session, it ...FULL STORY »
Wendy Venturini
PRN Expands Broadcast Team with New Role for Wendy Venturini at Charlotte
Posted 05.25.12
Venturini to Be First Female to Call a NASCAR Race from the Radio Broadcast Booth CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 25, 2012) – The Performance Racing Network, long known for its engaging, fan-friendly broadcasts, is making history this weekend – rightfully at the History 300. It will make Wendy Venturini the first-ever female announcer ...FULL STORY »
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Circle Sport Hits the Track with Rookie-Of-The-Year Contender Leicht
Posted 05.25.12
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 25, 2012) – Circle Sport, LLC, today announced that 2012 Rookie-of-the-Year Contender Stephen Leicht will drive the No. 33 Circle Sport Chevrolet this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the debut effort for the Sprint Cup Series organization.  Joe Falk recently acquired the No. 33 from Richard Childress ...FULL STORY »
AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger
Jeff Gordon, Celebrities and Volunteers Fueled Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million
Posted 05.25.12
No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet pit crew wins Hendrick Motorsports Pit Crew Meal Packaging Challenge CHARLOTTE, NC – As part of the final leg of the Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million, the pit crew from the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet won the Pit Crew ...FULL STORY »
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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) Presents THE NUMBERS: Coca-Cola 600
Posted 05.25.12
THE NUMBERS for the COCA-COLA 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway (all 106 Sprint Cup races) 1 – fewest cars on the lead lap at finish (13 times, most recent 5/24/87) 1 – fewest cautions (10/14/62) 2 – fewest laps led by race winner (Kevin Harvick, 5/29/11) 3 – fewest leaders (twice, most recent 5/21/61) 6 – most ...FULL STORY »
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Day Two of Food Lion Speed Street Provides Full Service of Racing and Musical Activities
Posted 05.25.12
WHAT:          Day two of Food Lion Speed Street will highlight many of the racing superstars who will be competing on Sunday, May 27 at the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Topping the list of activities for Friday, May 25 is 32 driver appearances and autograph sessions, five live performances including ...FULL STORY »


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