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May 15
Friday

2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Results

2015 NSCS Drivers, Danica Patrick (L), Clint Bowyer (C) and Greg Biffle (R) Transfer to Saturday night's Sprint All-Star Race - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) drivers, Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer, won segments (20-laps each) one and two respectively in the Sprint Showdown, and will transfer over to tomorrow night's Sprint All-Star Race. A third transfer spot went to the driver winning the Sprint Fan Vote, and it was Danica Patrick receiving that vote to compete tomorrow night. Saturday night's race will be the 31st running of the Sprint All-Star Race, and it's scheduled to get started around 9:30 p.m. (ET) with television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1. RACE NOTES Average Speed: 102.370 MPH Time of Race: 00 Hrs, 35 Mins, 10 Secs. Margin of Victory: 1.521 Seconds Lead Changes: 4 among 4 drivers Cautions: 2 for 0 laps FULL STORY »

Nashville Crush Voted Winner of LiftMaster® Garage Band Contest

LiftMaster Racing Logo Lima, Ohio band to perform May 24 during pre-race festivities at Charlotte Motor Speedway May 15, 2015 (ELMHURST, Ill.) – The fans have spoken, the votes are in, and Nashville Crush has been selected as the winner of the LiftMaster® Garage ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Q&A with Kahne & Rodden

Kasey Kahne(right), driver of the #5 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet, and his crew chief Keith Rodden stand in the garage area - Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images KASEY KAHNE AND KEITH RODDEN, NO 5 TIME WARNER CABLE CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed strategy for the All-Star Race, the new format, having a good start to the season, the recent test at Charlotte Motor Speedway for ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Q&A with Martin Truex Jr.

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. -Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images MARTIN TRUEX, JR., NO. 78 FURNITURE ROW/VISSER PRECISION CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the team’s success this far this year, what it would mean to make be in the All-Star Race, his new crew chief, and more. Full ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Q&A with Kyle Busch

A sign welcoming back Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Red Nose Day Toyota, is shown on his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M’s Red Nose Day Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How did the car feel in practice? “It felt really good. I was obviously optimistic about coming back and getting some laps in here at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Everything ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Starting Lineup

Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Serta/Menards Chevrolet, sits in his car at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Paul Menard, with a qualifying lap speed of 189.673 MPH, will lead the field of 29 cars in tonight's non-point NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). Starting second in the event with a qualifying lap ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Final Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Red Nose Day Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it was NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Kyle Busch - returning to action since being injured at Daytona, and with a lap speed of 188.884 MPH - posting the quickest speed during the ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Dricver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne To Make ARCA Debut At Pocono Raceway
Posted 05.15.15
CHARLOTTE – 2011 Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne will compete in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway on June 6 for Cunningham Motorsports. Bayne will make his series debut in the No. 22 Ford Fusion as a teammate to Tom Hessert III. The ...FULL STORY »
Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Dow Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.15.15
Austin Dillon, with a lap speed of 189.288 MPH, was the fastest early Friday afternoon during the only practice for tonight's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). Second fastest with a lap speed of 188.910 MPH was Greg Biffle, and he was followed by Martin Truex ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Danica Patrick and fans - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
HEY @DANICAPATRICK, #SIGNMYTWEET
Posted 05.15.15
Comcast’s Xfinity Brand Teams Up with NASCAR Star for Live Twitter Autograph Session PHILADELPHIA, PA. (May 15, 2015) – Comcast today announced a #SignMyTweet event with NASCAR driver Danica Patrick. In the midst of her third full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Patrick will sign fan tweets during a two-hour live ...FULL STORY »
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Arctic Cat Joins Bass Pro Shops for All-Star Race
Posted 05.15.15
Tony Stewart To Drive No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Arctic Cat Chevrolet KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 15, 2015) – Arctic Cat, one of the most widely recognized and respected names in the snowmobile, ATV and side-by-side industry, will join Bass Pro Shops as the co-primary sponsor of Tony Stewart in the 31st annual ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Joey Logano Speaks with Crew Member - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Q&A with Joey Logano
Posted 05.15.15
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, was part of a press conference with sponsor Shell and Doug Rice of the Performance Racing Network.  Logano spoke about the upcoming Coca-Cola 600 and whether or not he would ever be interested in running both the Indy 500 and ...FULL STORY »
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Speedway Superstar Winners to Shine During 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder
Posted 05.14.15
Singers to Perform National Anthem, ‘God Bless America’ After an extensive search across four states and 15 different tour stops, the Charlotte Motor Speedway Superstar and Trophy Tour presented by Coca-Cola, Walmart and Sprint has identified some of the Southeast’s top vocal talent to perform during the 10 Days of NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Valvoline™ Teams Up with Hendrick Motorsports Drivers to Test DIYers on “What’s Under the Hood?”
Posted 05.14.15
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne Put Car Guys' Know-How to the Test in an Interactive Online Quiz Show LEXINGTON, Ky., May 14, 2015 -- ValvolineTM and Hendrick Motorsports today announced an exciting new online challenge called "What's Under the Hood?" NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jeff ...FULL STORY »
2015 N SCS Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit" Street Lecka/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson hopes to shine in NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
Posted 05.13.15
NASCAR’s Sprint All-Star Race is not your typical professional sports exhibition. Despite not counting toward season points, it’s not all fun and games. Competitors don’t act buddy-buddy or attempt flashy moves just for show. The reason why? Its winner takes home $1 million. Jimmie Johnson knows the feeling of competing in, and ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Showdown & All-Star Race Previews
Posted 05.13.15
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Races: Sprint Showdown, Sprint All-Star Race Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad oval) @CLTMotorSpdwy Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television:  FOX Sports 1 (Friday, 7:00 p.m. ET; Saturday, 7:00 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRnascar #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget I BET YOU ...FULL STORY »


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