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May 12
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David Ragan 2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver David Ragan knows there’s two ways to advance from Friday night’s Sprint Showdown into Saturdaynight’s $1 million NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He needs to win one of the two 20-lap Showdown segments or win the Sprint Fan Vote, announced after the Showdown. Ragan owns four consecutive All-Star Race appearances and won the 2011 Showdown that led to an eighth-place finish in the All-Star Race. Ragan, who made his debut in the No. 55 for Michael Waltrip Racing last weekend, has more than just the All-Star race on his mind. He sees this weekend as time to prepare for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte on May 24. RAGAN ON THE SHOWDOWN: ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2015 Charlotte & Iowa NASCAR (May) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Sprint Showdown & Sprint All-Star Race NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 5 -- N.C. Education Lottery 200 Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Concord, N.C. Fast Facts for May 14-16, 2015 Tire: Goodyear "Support ... FULL STORY »

Hornish and SHOP.COM Give Fans a Reason to Vote

2015 NSCS Driver Sam Hornish Jr - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images No. 9 Team Looks to Use "All-Star Weekend" to Prepare for Coke 600 This weekend is a big weekend for Sam Hornish Jr. for more reasons than one. Not only is Hornish hoping to race his way into the Sprint All-Star ... FULL STORY »

Almirola Makes Sprint All-Star Race Debut this Weekend

2015 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images No. 43 Smithfield Team Secured Spot with 2014 Coke Zero 400 Win Aric Almirola will compete in his first Sprint All-Star Race. The No. 43 Smithfield team secured a spot in the exhibition race with their win at the Coke Zero ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Rober Reiners/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar / Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Cat/Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 461 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This will be the first time this ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Paul Newman, On Track in the No. 27 Serta/Menards Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Serta / Menards Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Serta/Menards Chevrolet at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... The Richard Childress Racing team will utilize chassis No. 487 this weekend in the Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 481 in the Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In March, Dillon raced this Chevrolet to a ... FULL STORY »



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Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Showdown & All-Star Race Previews
Posted 05.12.15
Event: Sprint Showdown and Sprint All-Star Race Date: Friday, May 15, 2015 and Saturday, May 16, 2015                     Venue: Charlotte Motor Speedway               Four All-Star Wins for RCR ... Richard Childress Racing has won four NASCAR Sprint All-Star Races, ...FULL STORY »
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Michael Waltrip Racing to Hold Fan Fest on May 20
Posted 05.12.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. — Michael Waltrip Racing will hold its annual Fan Fest at its Cornelius, N.C. race shop on Wed. May 20, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fans may tour the shop, get autographs from MWR drivers, shop in the team store, watch live pit practice, enjoy sponsor displays and check out muscle ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth (Dollar General - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 career Sprint All-Star Race starts, Kenseth has begun the race from the pole twice, and has claimed one victory in the non-points event.  ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Love's Travel Shops Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
David Gilliland 2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
David Gilliland | No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford "The Showdown is a big race for us. Obviously, we want to make it into the All-Star Race. But it's just as much a test for us, too, for the Coke 600. Making the All-Star Race would be great for us and ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Cole Whitt, on track in the No. 35 Speed Stick Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Cole Whitt 2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
Cole Whitt | No. 35 Speed Stick Ford "We want to go for it because it's an opportunity for us to shine with some of the bigger names not out there. But at the same time, we don't want to tear anything up. We'd like to use the same car for ...FULL STORY »
Matt Dibenedetto and BK Racing Pit Crew Members Visit Camp LejeuneMatt Dibenedetto and BK Racing Pit Crew Members Visit Camp Lejeune
Matt Dibenedetto and BK Racing Pit Crew Members Visit Camp Lejeune
Posted 05.12.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (May 12, 2015)- Matt Dibenedetto and a handful of BK Racing pit crew members spent the day at Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base in North Carolina, as a part of the BK Racing American Salute campaign initiative. In an effort to give back to the men and women ...FULL STORY »
10 DAYS OF THUNDER FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports 1 Home to 30th Anniversary NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race; Coca-Cola 600 on FOX
Posted 05.11.15
10 DAYS OF THUNDER Loaded with Racing, Special Programs, Social Interaction;  Highly Anticipated 100,000 CAMERAS: TALLADEGA Premieres May 14 FOX Sports 1 opens its annual 10 DAYS OF THUNDER Presented by Polaris programming block with a full calendar of racing from 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway and a selection of special original programs, ...FULL STORY »
Charlotte Motor Speedway's Coca-Cola 600 pre-race Salute to the Troops is just one of many reason the 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder is a must-visit on every race fan's bucket list. (Credit: CMS Photo/HHP)
Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder Bucket List Gives Fans More Reasons to Visit The Greatest Place to See the Race
Posted 05.11.15
CONCORD, N.C. (May 11, 2015) – Known as the epicenter of NASCAR, a visit to Charlotte Motor Speedway during the 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder is on every true race fan’s bucket list, and in 2015 fans have more reason than ever to visit the iconic 1.5-mile superspeedway and get ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
2015 Charlotte Motor Speedway NSCS All-Star & NCWTS Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 05.11.15
CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY 2015 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, May 14th 11:00 AM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER 11:30 AM 7:00 PM NCWTS REGISTRATION OPEN 12:00 PM 10:00 PM NCWTS GARAGE OPEN 1:00 PM ...FULL STORY »


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