Landon Cassill and the No. 33 car will carry the colors of Bicycle playing cards for the next two races. The Bicycle Brand will be on Cassill’s car for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte and the FedEx 400 at Dover.
The No. 33 Circle Sport Chevrolet will have America’s colors incorporated into the paint scheme which will showcase the recently lauched NASCAR Playing Cards can...
Ned Jarrett's eyes glistened with moisture as he spoke with reporters minutes after his son Dale was announced as one of five members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2014, joining Maurice Petty, Tim Flock, Fireball Roberts and Jack Ingram for January's inductions.
The elder Jarrett, himself a NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee in 2011, spoke eloquently about the role of family...
NASCAR announced the five person group on Wednesday evening that will make up the 2014 Hall Of Fame class. The list includes Tim Flock, Jack Ingram, Dale Jarrett, Maurice Petty and Fireball Roberts. The voting committee was comprised of 54 members and included representatives from NASCAR, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, track owners from major facilities and historic short tracks, media...
Danica Patrick refuses to get down on herself even though her first full season on the Sprint Cup series has been a struggle.
She is 28th in the Sprint Cup point standings after 11 races and has just one top-10 finish - that came in the season-opening Daytona 500.
''At the end of the day it's about keeping your head up and not getting discouraged to the point where...
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The 2014 class for the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte was decided upon Wednesday afternoon.
The voting panel for the Hall of Fame’s fifth class consisted of; 54 media members, track operators, retired racers and others active in the sport to select five of the 25 inductees to make up the class of 2014.
From those 25, the voting panel selected; Tim Flock, Maurice Petty, Dale...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 22, 2013) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the 2014 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
The five-person group – the fifth in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Tim Flock, Jack Ingram, Dale Jarrett, Maurice Petty and Fireball Roberts.
The 54-member NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met today in a closed session in Charlotte...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the 2014 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The five-person group – the fifth in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Tim Flock, Jack Ingram, Dale Jarrett, Maurice Petty and Fireball Roberts. Next year’s Induction Day is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, broadcast on Fox Sports 1 from Charlotte...
The NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2014 was selected Wednesday afternoon, with Tim Flock, Maurice Petty, Dale Jarrett, Jack Ingram and Fireball Roberts joining the 20 members inducted from 2010-13.
A voting panel of 54 media members, track operators, retired racers and others active in the sport selected the five from a list of 25 nominees.
Here are the new inductees:
Joey Logano led the way with a lap of 30.295 seconds in the first practice for the History 300 from Charlotte. Rounding out the top five was Alex Bowman, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, and Trevor Bayne.
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NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the 2014 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The five-person group – the fifth in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Tim Flock, Jack Ingram, Dale Jarrett, Maurice Petty and Fireball Roberts. Next year’s Induction Day is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, broadcast on Fox Sports 1 from Charlotte, N.C.
DENVER, Colo. – The first thought for Kurt Busch when asked about this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway wasn’t about the longest race of the year, nor was it about his chances of winning one of NASCAR’s crown jewels after a dominating performance Saturday night in the Sprint All-Star Race.
Busch said his initial thoughts were on Memorial Day weekend and...
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – On Monday, Kyle Busch, crew chief Dave Rogers and several members of his No. 18 M&M’s Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team headed to Charlotte to help build a home at a Habitat for Humanity build site.
The driver of the No. 18 M’Prove America™ Toyota and his team have also been building their way toward a long-awaited Sprint Cup win at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor...
NATIONWIDE SERIES COMPETES AT CHARLOTTE: Following an all-star performance for Joe Gibbs Racing at Darlington Raceway, the team will now enjoy a “home game” as the circuit competes at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Heading into this weekend’s Nationwide Series History 300, Brian Vickers ranks fifth in the Nationwide Series Championship point standings.
NORTH CAROLINA NATIVES: Vickers...
JOE GIBBS RACING AT CHARLOTTE: Joe Gibbs Racing has 86 Sprint Cup Series starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway and has earned four wins, 33 top-five, and 52 top-ten finishes. The organization has led for a total of 2,408 laps, has an average finish of 11.6, and completed 29,595 of 30,683 (96.5 percent) laps.
KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 27 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Charlotte...
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – It could be argued that there’s no track on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit Ryan Newman feels more at home than at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway.
It was at the 1.5-mile track where Newman first made a big splash. And there’s no doubt Newman has made himself right at home in Charlotte since the beginning of his stock car career. He’s hoping the track...
Team: No. 6 Pillow Pets Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Kelley
Bayne in Charlotte:
This Saturday Trevor Bayne will try to improve on his third-place finish during last fall’s NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS).
Bayne is the strongest NNS passer at CMS, averaging 40.7 Quality Passes during a race (passing a car running in the top15...
Team: No. 16 Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Seth Barbour
Chassis: RK-747 – Last raced at Texas Motor Speedway
Buescher at Charlotte Motor Speedway:
Chris Buescher will attempt to make his first start at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) this weekend.
The 20-year-old driver has competed in three races this season and has been the highest finishing Roush...
COCA-COLA 600 NOTES & QUOTES:
Bobby Labonte's first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career win occurred during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 28, 1995. His second win at Charlotte, took place on October 8, 2000. He has six runner-up finishes. In 40 starts at the 1.5-mile home track, he has two victories, three poles, 12 top-five and 17 top-10 finishes and has...
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NASCAR came up with the 2013 format for the Sprint All-Star Race with all intentions of spicing the competition up after things fell flat in 2012.
However days after the race, many are still grumbling that the new format, which placed emphasis on running well in every segment, didn’t bring excitement...
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. might not have visited victory lane Saturday night in the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but raising $80,000 for a children’s hospital had to make him feel pretty good.
Truex did win the Showdown pole and has much to gain this weekend in the Coke 600 in Charlotte. His Michael Waltrip Racing team...
Michael Annett, driver of the No.43 Pilot/Flying J Ford in the NASCAR Nationwide Series is returning to his race car this weekend at Charlotte after being sidelined for the past eight races. Annett, who drives [...]
CONCORD, N.C. – Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Air Force Ford team look to repeat last year’s speed in the Coca-Cola 600. Almirola and team won the pole in last year’s 600-mile event and finished 16th in his Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway debut. In just his second start at the 1.5-mile track, Almirola started 15th and drove to the 12th position.
The United States Air Force will...
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie driver Timmy Hill and the FAS Lane Racing team prepare for the grueling 600 miles that lay ahead this week. Hill and his No. 32 OXYwater Ford head to Charlotte Motor Speedway this week for the very popular running of the Coca-Cola 600. While the Memorial Day weekend event gives the FAS Lane Racing team a race in their hometown it also provides a chance...
Back Home in Charlotte...Following a one-week hiatus, the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) returns for the 10th race of the season at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) on Saturday afternoon. Justin Allgaier has nine previous starts at CMS, including his NNS debut, with a best finish of third. Track activity for the NNS teams begins on Wednesday at CMS with a four-hour test session. Regular...
CONCORD, N.C. – Marcos Ambrose heads into Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway looking for the speed he found last year when the team qualified on the outside pole for the Coca-Cola 600. His efforts led to an all- Richard Petty Motorsports front row.
Ambrose has eight starts in point races at Charlotte. He tallied two top-10 finishes and a best finish of fifth with Richard Petty Motorsports...