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Kevin Harvick Racing for a Third Coca-Cola 600 Throphy

2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick (Budweiser/Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 19, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is ready to test his mental and physical limits Sunday in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway – the longest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season on the most prestigious day on the world motorsports calendar. The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend is what racing enthusiasts around the world refer to as the “Greatest Day in Motorsports.” The day starts with the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco on the 2.075-mile street circuit through the streets of Monte Carlo. IndyCar’s Indianapolis 500 at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the second race of the day, followed ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 19, 2015) – A marathon by definition is a long-distance foot race with an official distance of 26 miles and 385 yards and it is typically run on the road. While the distance of a marathon didn’t ... FULL STORY »

Fast and Steady Wins the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Team Chevy Logo Chevrolet Looking for Fifth Consecutive Win in NASCAR’s Longest Race DETROIT - (May 19, 2015) – The Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway is not a sprint; it is a marathon.  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ longest race is the next challenge ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 88 Nationwide Ins. Memorial Chevrolet SS No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 11 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 6 top-five finishes 7 top-10 finishes 104 laps led Career 552 starts 24 wins 13 pole positions 133 top-five finishes 231 top-10 finishes 7,951 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet SS No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 3rd in standings 11 starts 3 wins 0 pole positions 7 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 364 laps led Career 482 starts 73 wins 33 pole positions 200 top-five finishes 300 top-10 finishes 17,515 laps ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Memorial Chevrolet SS No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS / Chase Elliott Driver: Chase Elliott Hometown: Dawsonville, Georgia Age: 19 Resides: Dawsonville, Georgia IN REMEMBRANCE: Instead of Chase Elliott’s name on the windshield for the 600-mile Memorial Day weekend event, his name has been replaced with “CWO. ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 24 AARP Drive to End Hunger Memorial Chevrolet SS No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 9th in standings 11 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 7 top-10 finishes 161 laps led Career 772 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 461 top-10 finishes 24,825 ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS No. 5 LiftMaster Chevrolet SS
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.19.15
No. 5 LiftMaster Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 11 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 4 top-10 finishes 38 laps led Career 407 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 84 top-five finishes 150 top-10 finishes 4,579 laps led Charlotte Career  22 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 1,106 laps led IN ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.19.15
CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY (1.5-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 12 OF 36) TUNE IN: 6 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, MAY 24 (FOX/PRN/SIRIUSXM) 600 MILES OF REMEMBRANCE: All five Hendrick Motorsports drivers will participate in “600 Miles of Remembrance” on Memorial Day weekend to honor military service members and their ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 17 Patriotic Fastenal Ford Fusion (Rendition)
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.19.15
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Coca-Cola 600 Advance Team: No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR @stenhousejr @FastenalRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Charlotte Motor Speedway Stenhouse Jr. has six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway with an average starting position of 22.5 and average finishing position ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. took Carolina Panther and Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Thomas Davis for a few hot laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday to prepare him for his role as honorary pace car driver at Sunday's Coca-Cola 600. (CMS/HHP photo)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gives Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis Taste of NASCAR Thrills During Pace Car Certification at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 05.19.15
CONCORD, N.C. (May 19, 2015) – Carolina Panthers’ linebacker Thomas Davis is no stranger to speed and power, but the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by Nationwide award winner gained a new appreciation for it from the biggest name in motorsports, Dale Earnhardt Jr., during a series of ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (ORTHO) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.19.15
Greg Biffle – Charlotte Advance Team: No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Charlotte Biffle has 24 starts at the 1.5-mile track, earning five top-five and eight top-10 finishes. Showdown All-Star   Greg Biffle dominated the first 20-lap segment of the Showdown in his No. 16 Ortho Ford, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth, on Track in the No. 20 DeWALT Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.19.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Preview Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 31 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 13.6, has completed 10,504 of 11,054 (95.0 percent) career laps, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Ready for the ‘Greatest Day in Motorsports’
Posted 05.19.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 19, 2015) – The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend has long been a special day for racing enthusiasts around the world. Considered by many as the “Greatest Day in Motorsports,” it starts with the Grand Prix of Monaco, where Formula 1 drivers navigate through the streets of ...FULL STORY »
Bowyer’s windshield honors the service of his paternal grandfather, Dale E. Bowyer.
Clint Bowyer – Honoring Those That Served
Posted 05.19.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues its “home” visit in Charlotte this weekend. The sport’s longest race of the year is a Memorial Day tradition at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Another tradition is honoring those who serve and have served. Clint Bowyer’s Cherry 5-hour ENERGY Toyota will be outfitted ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Mike Bliss - Photo Credit: Brenda Robertson Owen
Mike Bliss 2015 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.19.15
Mike Bliss No.32 Rimrock Devlin Ford Race Advance 56th Annual Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway News and Notes: Heading into Sunday nights Coca-Cola 600, Bliss will be making his 176th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start. The Milwaukie, OR native will be making only his fifth appearance in the renowned ...FULL STORY »


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