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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick and Ray Evernham Unveil Iconic Elvis Car That Will Be on Display at AutoFair

Left to right: Elvis Presley Enterprises CEO Jack Soden, Rick Hendrick, Ray Evernham, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Charlotte Motor Speedway President and General Manager Marcus Smith pose for a photo with Elvis' 1973 Stutz Blackhawk during a press event Tuesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Elvis' 1973 Stutz Blackhawk III will be on display during the AutoFair hosted by OldRide.com, April 3-6. (CMS/HHP photo) CONCORD, N.C. (March 25, 2014) – Icons from the worlds of NASCAR and music came together at Charlotte Motor Speedway Tuesday when Dale Earnhardt Jr., Rick Hendrick and Ray Evernham helped unveil one of Elvis Presley’s most prized vehicles, which will be on public display during the Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by OldRide.com, April 3-6. The car was unveiled after undergoing an extensive preservation to restore it to the condition it was in when Elvis last drove it in 1976. “It has never left Graceland®. It has been there in the auto museum in Graceland. This car has not been run in 25 years,” said Jack Soden, CEO of Elvis Presley Enterprises. “If we had fully restored it, it would be a 1973 Stutz. ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. holds off Denny Hamlin for second Daytona 500 win

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with the the Harley J. Earl trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— In a race that started in broad daylight and ended 42 minutes before midnight, and with a swatch of tape covering part of his grille, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-interrupted 56th running of the Daytona 500 ... FULL STORY »

THIS JUST IN… Johnson Talks Peyton Manning & Hendrick Drivers React to New Qualifying Rules

(L-R) Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet; Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet; Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet; Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet; and team owner Rick Hendrick speak to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Kasey Kahne went one-on-one with FOX Sports 1’s NASCAR RACE HUB team today. Danielle Trotta, Steve Byrnes and Adam Alexander host the show that can be seen weekdays at 4:00 PM ET. Class of 2014 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Steve Letarte Departure Impacting Dale Earnhardt Jr.

(L-R) Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, talks with crew chief Steve Letarte - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images When NASCAR’s most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. addressed the media on Friday morning at Daytona International Speedway, the persona from the 19-time Sprint Cup Series winner was somber at best. At the conclusion of the 2014 season, Earnhardt Jr.’s ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet Wins the 2013 NSCS Manufacturer Championship with Gordon’s Victory

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Powered By Kroger at Martinsville Speedway on October 27, 2013 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit Jerry Markland/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. – October 27, 2013 – With 20 laps to go, Jeff Gordon – No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS, made the winning pass in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway to score his first NASCAR Sprint ... FULL STORY »

Statement from Rick Hendrick

2013 NSCS Team Owner Rick Hendrick - Photo Credit:Gerardo Mora/Getty Images Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports: “I applaud NASCAR for taking the time for a full review. What occurred at Richmond was not of their making, and they’ve had to wrestle with some very difficult decisions throughout the week. I know ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Takes Team Chevy to Victory Lane at Martinsville

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, leads Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Jet Edge Toyota, and Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Chevrolet Drivers Bring Home Three of the Top Five Finishing Positions in STP Gas Booster 500 MARTINSVILLE, Va. (April 7, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS team brought Team Chevy to Victory Lane for the third time ... FULL STORY »



Hendrick Motorsports' Crew Chief Chad Knaus (L) Driver Jimmie Johnson (C) and Team Owner Rick Hendrick (R) the day after the Daytona 500 - Photo Credit: Daytona International Speedway
No. 48 Team Celebrates Second Daytona 500 Triumph at Champion’s Breakfast
Posted 02.25.13
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Following his second victory in the “Great American Race,” driver Jimmie Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus and owner Rick Hendrick inducted the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet into the Daytona International Speedway Ticket and Tours Building during Monday’s annual Champion’s Breakfast. “The night was great,” Johnson said of ...FULL STORY »
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Collector Car Auction Provides $350,000 Donation For Drive To End Hunger
Posted 01.22.13
Cars donated by Ron Pratte, Rick Hendrick sold at Barrett-Jackson; Proceeds will support fight against older adult hunger. SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Two cars donated by Ron Pratte, a car enthusiast from Chandler, Ariz., and Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports, brought in a $350,000 donation to help the fight against older ...FULL STORY »
Rick Hendrick & Jeff Gordon - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Team Owner Rick Hendrick & Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 11.16.12
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT 20-YEAR CELEBRATORY CHEVROLET, AND RICK HENDRICK, OWNER OF HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS, met with members of the media at Homestead-Miami Speedway and discussed the 20-year relationship with DUPONT, the incident at Phoenix International Raceway and other topics.  Full transcript: An Interview With: JEFF GORDON RICK HENDRICK KERRY THARP:  We have a ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Issues Penalties From Sunday’s Event At Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 11.12.12
Three Teams Assessed Penalties Following Post-Race Review From NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2012) – NASCAR announced today penalties to three teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as a result of rule infractions at Phoenix International Raceway. Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 car, was found to ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.11.12
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET – WINNER: THAT FINAL RESTART YOU HAD A SLICK RACE TRACK LOTS OF OIL DRY YOU ARE ALMOST OUT OF GAS AND A FIRED UP KYLE BUSCH BESIDE YOU.  WHAT ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT? “Well, I thought as crazy as this year has been for ...FULL STORY »
Rick Hendrick Clarifies Status on Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 10.21.12
MR. RICK HENDRICK, OWNER OF HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS (HMS), SPOKE BRIEFLY WITH MEDIA DURING THE HOLLYWOOD CASINO 400 ABOUT THE MEDICAL STATUS OF DALE EARNHARDT JR., DRIVER OF THE NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD/DIET MOUNTAIN DEW CHEVROLET MR. HENDRICK: “I want to apologize to all you guys (the media). I gave you a little ...FULL STORY »
Hendrick confirms Earnhardt Jr. is cleared for Martinsville
Posted 10.21.12
Team owner Rick Hendrick revealed on Sunday at Kansas Speedway that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will return to his driving duties in the No. 88 Chevrolet next weekend at Martinsville Speedway. Kansas City, KS (Sports Network) - Team owner Rick Hendrick revealed on Sunday at Kansas Speedway that Dale Earnhardt Jr. ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday in Concord, N.C. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR
Calculated Strategy Earns Jimmie Johnson Third NASCAR All-Star Win
Posted 05.20.12
CONCORD, N.C. – May 19, 2012 – Jimmie Johnson used a carefully planned strategy of driving his No. 48 Lowe’s Patriotic Chevrolet hard for the first and last segments, and coasting for the three in between, to capture his third NASCAR Sprint All-Star race plus a cool $1 million.  With this ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS (May16th) Teleconference with Team Chevy Team Owner, Rick Hendrick
Posted 05.16.12
RICK HENDRICK, OWNER OF HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS, was the guest on the NASCAR Weekly Teleconference.   An Interview With: RICK HENDRICK THE MODERATOR: Mr. Hendrick, congrats again on your 200 wins and that accomplishment. I imagine you have received many, many congratulations over the past few days, who is the most interesting person who has ...FULL STORY »


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