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May 17
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Hamlin holds off Harvick for Sprint All-Star Race victory

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C.— With a deft move with three laps left in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Denny Hamlin delivered the first victory in the non-points showcase event to Joe Gibbs Racing and to Toyota. As he drove into Turn 1 to start Lap 107, with Kevin Harvick glued to his bumper and ready to make a run at the million-dollar first prize, Hamlin moved up a lane in the corner and took Harvick’s line away, causing Harvick’s No. 4 Chevrolet to lose momentum. "It was more defense than anything, but it turned into offense for me," Hamlin said. "He (Harvick) kept getting closer and closer, and eventually he gets to that right rear quarter panel, and your ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Leads Team Chevy Under the Lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images CONCORD, NC (May 16, 2014) – Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick led the way for Team Chevy at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a second place finish in the 31st Annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race which featured four 25-lap ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle’s Fast Start Ends Early In All-Star Race

2015 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (ORTHO) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images CONCORD – Greg Biffle’s victory in Friday night’s Sprint Showdown kept a two and half decade streak alive for Roush Fenway Racing participating in Saturday night's Sprint All-Star race, but contact with the wall twice voided any opportunity for ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Camry driver Denny Hamlin was victorious in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Hamlin led 26 laps (of 110) to capture his first All-Star Race victory, in addition to Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing’s ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 HUNT BROTHERS PIZZA CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED 2ND A SECOND PLACE FINISH AFTER STARTING DEAD LAST; WHAT WAS THE DIFFERENCE IN THE FINAL 10 LAPS?  “I thought we were in a really good spot there at the end ... FULL STORY »

Ford Performance 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Post-Race Recaps

Ford Performance Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion WOULD YOU HAVE HAD ANYTHING FOR THE 11 IF YOU HADN’T GOT THE SPEEDING PENALTY?  “Oh no.  Whoever gets the clean air with this format and this rules package is gonna ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Results

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, takes the checkered flag as he crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it was pole-sitter Danny Hamlin holding off Kevin Harvick - by 0.923 seconds - to win the 31st running of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sprint All-Star race and a million dollars. Kurt Busch ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver, Denny Hamlin, On Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Starting Lineup
Posted 05.16.15
After three laps of qualifying that included a pit stop for four tires, Denny Hamlin and the No. 11 FedEx team - with a qualifying speed of 145.648 MPH - captured the pole for tonight's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). Greg Biffle and ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) First Round winner Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Ortho Ford, Sprint Fan Vote winner Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Mobil 1/Aspen Dental Chevrolet, and Second Round winner Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Cherry 5-Hour Energy/Special Operations Warrior Foundation Toyota, pose in Victory lane after 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
Biffle, Bowyer, Patrick take different routes into Sprint All-Star Race
Posted 05.15.15
CONCORD, N.C.— Greg Biffle led every lap of the caution-free first 20-lap segment of Friday night’s Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Clint Bowyer needed an early caution in the second segment to validate crew chief Brian Pattie’s four-tire call. Though they arrived at the finish line through different routes, Biffle and ...FULL STORY »
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
2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Results
Posted 05.15.15
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 ...FULL STORY »
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Nashville Crush Voted Winner of LiftMaster® Garage Band Contest
Posted 05.15.15
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 Band Contest. The Lima, Ohio-based band describes itself as the perfect ...FULL STORY »
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
2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Q&A with Kahne & Rodden
Posted 05.15.15
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 the possible 2016 package, and more. WITH A MILLION DOLLARS ON ...FULL STORY »
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
2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Q&A with Martin Truex Jr.
Posted 05.15.15
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 Transcript: YOU ARE IN THE TOP FIVE IN THE FAN VOTE ...FULL STORY »
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
2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Q&A with Kyle Busch
Posted 05.15.15
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 felt good with the No. 18 M&M’s Red Nose Day ...FULL STORY »
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
2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Starting Lineup
Posted 05.15.15
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 speed of 189.660 MPH will be Greg Biffle; followed by ...FULL STORY »
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
2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.15.15
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 only Sprint All-Star practice session. Jamie McMurray was second quickest in ...FULL STORY »


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