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Young driver uses racing to raise autism awareness

Posted at 9:32am on Jun. 6, 2014

When Jake Ruggles started competing in quarter midgets, the Kannapolis resident never envisioned using the sport to support his younger brother in a special way. Ruggles’ brother is autistic, and Jake is using his platform to raise money for the Autism Society of North Carolina.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Pocono 400 schedule, TV times

Posted at 8:22pm on Jun. 5, 2014

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Pocono Raceway: Jimmie Johnson has won two Cup races in a row. ... Other drivers to watch: Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch.

Local driver will race in PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge

Posted at 12:30pm on Jun. 5, 2014

Roddey Sterling Jr. is one of 18 racers who will compete in the Stock Car Dream Challenge at Charlotte Motor Speedway on June 9-11.

Tires, track temperature likely to affect NASCAR qualifying at Pocono Raceway

Posted at 8:27pm on Jun. 5, 2014

NASCAR’s new knockout-group qualifying gets a different look Friday at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania. Pocono is one of NASCAR’s longer tracks at 2.5 miles. Its three-cornered layout – nicknamed the “Tricky Triangle” – also makes Pocono distinctive.

Ed Negre, who fielded car for Dale Earnhardt’s first NASCAR start, dies at 86

Posted at 7:02am on Jun. 6, 2014

Ed Negre, who fielded the car Dale Earnhardt drove in his first start in NASCAR’s premier series, died Wednesday in a hospice care center in Longview, Wash. He was 86.

Bohn family tradition of modified racing continues in Mooresville

Posted at 9:14am on Jun. 4, 2014

Modified racing and the Bohn family have been synonymous for three generations. It began in Wall, N.J., with Parker Bohn, continued with his son Eddie and now has migrated to North Carolina with grandson Danny.

Utter: Dover should be lauded, not ridiculed for confronting attendance issues

Posted at 9:18pm on Jun. 4, 2014

Attendance declines at Dover are nothing new and in fact the crowd Sunday wasn’t dramatically different from last spring’s race. Yet the response on social media this week would lead you to believe the bottom fell out of the track, even leaving some to belittle the efforts the track made in efforts to attract new fans.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Chunk of concrete halts Dover action

Posted at 10:35pm on Jun. 1, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: A chunk of concrete nearly stole the spotlight Sunday from Jimmie Johnson at Dover International Speedway.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: FedEx 400 Race Rewind

Posted at 9:30pm on Jun. 1, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kyle Busch’s shot at a sweep of Dover’s three races ended when he left Sunday’s FedEx 400 after hitting the wall on Lap 126.

Jimmie Johnson wins at Dover, maintains momentum

Posted at 11:05pm on Jun. 1, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson dominated the field Sunday in the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway for his second consecutive victory.