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Martin Truex Jr. extends playoff points lead with win in second stage

He has 16 points for 10-race title run after earning sixth stage victory of season.
Via CSN Chicago
1 hour ago

Keselowski and Elliott 600 Chances Eliminated by Freak Accident

Early in the race, before the competition caution was slated to come out, Brad Keselowski ran right into the No. 24 of Chase Elliott at the exit of the quad-oval and entrance of turn one. The incident started at the entrance of the quad-oval when Jeffrey Earnhardt seemed to have lost an engine and his No. 33 car began throwing parts onto the track. One of those pieces went through...
Via On Pit Road
1 hour ago

DiBenedetto Out of 2017 Coca-Cola 600; Rain Red Flags Race

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer CONCORD, N.C. – After starting the Coca-Cola 600 with promise, Matt DiBenedetto’s race came to a crashing end after 142 laps. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver started the race in 30th in the No. 32 Cosmo Motors Ford Fusion for Go Fas Racing led by Gene Nead. Stage 1 was quiet for DiBenedetto and by the end, he had climbed to 25th, one...
Via Motorsports Tribune
2 hours ago

MENCS: Before the rain came

CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA — NASCAR has stopped the Coca-Cola 600 on lap 143 for imminent severe weather. Here’s what’s happened so far: Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch, owning the front row, drove the 40 car field to the start of NASCAR’s longest race. The two veterans ran door to door for the first lap, Harvick led that first circuit by two thousandths of a second. Coming to...
Via Rubbings Racing
3 hours ago

Memorial Day has special meaning for Carl Edwards Jr.

PGL speaks with Nette Smith, girlfriend of Carl Edwards and armed forces veteran for Memorial Day.
Via CSN Chicago
3 hours ago

Kyle Busch Wins Stage 1 of Coca-Cola 600

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer CONCORD, N.C. – The first stage of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway got off to a quick start. Kasey Kahne and Ty Dillon had to start the race from the rear. Kahne for a rear gear change, and Dillon for an unapproved tire change. Kyle Busch took the lead in his No. 18 M&M’s Red, White, and Blue Toyota...
Via Motorsports Tribune
4 hours ago

WATCH: Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski Crash Early at Charlotte | 2017 CHARLOTTE | FOX NASCAR

NASCAR Cup Series Highlights: Brad Keselowski crashes hard into Chase Elliott, who slows on the front straightaway with engine trouble
Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Reflects on his Career Choices I NASCAR RACEDAY

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares what he would have done differently throughout his career, and how he would like to be remembered.
Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bowyer in Hot Pursuit of First Victory with Stewart-Haas Racing at Charlotte

Since his move to Stewart-Haas Racing, Clint Bowyer has been consistent but still hasn’t found victory lane. At Bristol, he could almost taste victory but watched as Jimmie Johnson took his second straight victory of 2017 after winning Texas the previous weekend. Bowyer will start ninth in today’s Coca-Cola 600, giving him a good shot at nabbing that first win. “It’s such...
Via On Pit Road
7 hours ago

Ryan Blaney Wins Memorial Day Weekend Xfinity Race at Charlotte

Via FOX Sports
14 hours ago

Ryan Blaney Reigns in Wild Hisense 4K TV 300

CONCORD, N.C. (May 27, 2017) – A late restart was all Ryan Blaney needed to clear Kevin Harvick and speed to victory in an action-packed Hisense 4K TV 300 on Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Blaney led a race-high 107 of 200 laps and joined his father, Dave – who won in 2006 – as the first father-son duo to win NASCAR XFINITY Series races at Charlotte, and the sixth combination...
Via On Pit Road
16 hours ago

Exclusive: Erik Jones on teammate Martin Truex Jr., Coke 600 and PBJ sandwiches

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Nature's Bakery to sponsor Danica Patrick, Clint Bowyer

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing and Nature’s Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with Danica Patrick’s former sponsor. The team said Friday the Nevada-based snack company agreed to serve as the primary sponsor for four NASCAR Cup Series races. They will be split between Patrick and teammate Clint Bowyer...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Ron Hornaday Jr. becomes first from SoCal in NASCAR Hall of Fame

It took nine elections, but Southern California is finally represented in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Ron Hornaday Jr., who put Palmdale on the racing map, was among the five newest members announced Wednesday. In addition to Hornaday, the newest HOF members include Cup engine builder and owner Robert Yates; three-time Cup championship crew chief Ray Evernham; driver Red Bryon; and...
Via LA Daily News
3 days ago

WATCH: Jeff Gordon 1-on-1 with Aric Almirola I NASCAR RACEDAY

Aric Almirola sits down with Jeff Gordon to talk about the violent crash the left him with a fractured T5 vertebra.
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola taken away on a stretcher after horrifying NASCAR wreck

The Go Bowling 400 NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway was interrupted Saturday night by a terrifying, fiery crash that resulted in driver Aric Almirola being taken away on a stretcher.After Danica Patrick and Joey Logano collided with 68 laps to go, Almirola (in the 43 car) came careening toward them and smashed into Logano as flames flew everywhere. Here’s a clip: On replay, you...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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