Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ Jimmie Johnson won for the first time this season at last weeks Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Hes racing Sunday at Dover International Speedway a track where he has eight career victories.
Kyle Busch followed up a victory in Fridays NASCAR Truck Series race by holding off Trevor Bayne to win Saturdays Buckle Up 200 Nationwide race in Dover, Del. He goes for a sweep Sunday in the Sprint Cups FedEx 400.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Tony Stewart returns to Dover International Speedway where he found success in 2013 before his season came to a halt after broken leg in sprint car race
Kyle Busch remained perfect in NASCAR Truck Series racing Friday, winning his fourth race in as many tries this season in the Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway.
Jeff Gordon is feeling better for Sundays FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway after experiencing spasms last Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Joey Logano has won four consecutive Nationwide races at the Monster Mile and goes for a fifth Saturday in the Buckle Up 200. If Logano does win, hell tie a Nationwide Series record for consecutive victories at a track, joining Jack Ingram (South Boston), Dale Earnhardt (Daytona) and Kyle Busch (Texas).
NASCAR Sprint Cup at Dover International Speedway: It took a stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Jimmie Johnson has enjoyed much success, to earn his first win in 2014. Does Matt Kenseth, who has found much success in Sundays FedEx400, have next?
Nearly 10 years ago, Huntersville resident and physician assistant Bill Heisel saw a need for a motorsports program to keep over-the-wall NASCAR crewmen performing at their peak. Today he’s joined by physical therapist Ken Breath, also of Huntersville, and athletic trainer Angela Sneed of Mooresville as they treat the motorsports athletes in the shops and at the track.
2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup at Dover International Speedway: Jeff Gordon heads into Sunday’s FedEx 400 on top of the Sprint Cup Series points standings. ... Who’s Hot/Who’s Not features drivers Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne.
Ryan Hunter-Reay was deeply disappointed when his 2012 championship was overshadowed by IndyCar politics. His breakthrough moment was largely ignored by the league as it fought with yet another CEO.
Jimmie Johnson led a race-high 164 of 400 laps and held off Kevin Harvick to win Sunday night’s Coca-Cola600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, site of six previous Cup victories by Johnson in his career.
NASCAR Sprint Cup at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Who thought the most trouble Kurt Busch would experience during his attempt to complete all 1,100 miles of the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 would come on the Charlotte end of his journey?
NASCAR Sprint Cup at Charlotte Motor Speedway: While the Coca-Cola 600 has had more than its share of unusual winners and bizarre circumstances over the years, Sunday night was as traditional as a June wedding.
Matt Kenseth led after the final restart of the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway but last years runner-up was caught and passed by race winner Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick to finish in third.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Jimmie Johnson passed Matt Kenseth with eight of 400 laps remaining and held off Kevin Harvick to win Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and earn his first win of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Kurt Busch finished the first half of the longest day on the motorsports racing calendar by taking sixth at the Indianapolis 500 before jetting to Concord for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. His fortune didnt transfer to North Carolina, though. A blown engine on Lap 271 ended his long day and he finished 40th.
Olympic swimmer Tyler Clary is used to making a splash. He intends to carry that over to motorsports sooner than later.
Jim and Sallie Hooker call Mansfield, Ohio, their home, but they spend almost as much time each year at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Sea Life officials said they lowered five model cars, representing the season Sprint Cup leaders, into the octopus tank in the aquarium at Concord Mills. The octopus wrapped itself around Edwards car.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: In 1994, Jeff Gordon got his first Cup Series victory in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Now 42, Jeff Gordon is a certainty to make NASCARs Hall of Fame, but he hasnt won a series championship since 2001. This, though, might be the year.
The smell of sunscreen was strong, and kids – many on their parent’s shoulders – beat yellow and green plastic noise sticks together above their heads at Coca-Cola Speed Street festivities on Saturday.
NASCAR Nationwide Series: Chip Ganassis newest NASCAR driver, Kyle Larson, picked up his second Nationwide Series victory of the season, handedly beating Brad Keselowski to win Saturdays History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
NASCAR Sprint Cup at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Coca-Cola 600 expanded starting lineup.
NASCAR Sprint Cup at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Trevor Bayne will drive fulltime next season in the Sprint Cup Series for Roush Fenway Racing. ... Kyle Busch quickly posted the fastest lap in Saturdays final practice for the Coca-Cola 600 and then promptly wrecked.
NASCAR Sprint Cup: In the past decade, the Coca-Cola 600 has produced a pair of first-time winners in the Sprint Cup Series and also some memorable finishes.
When late model racing became too expensive for Larry Benz, the Harrisburg resident had the opportunity to compete in Classic Sportsman Racing at Hickory Motor Speedway. The two-time Concord Speedway dirt track champion is now second in the division’s points at the historic Hickory track.
NASCAR driver Jeff Gordons status for Sundays Coca-Cola 600 is up in the air after an ongoing back problem flared up again Saturday morning, forcing him to cut short a practice session.
For a few seconds, Joey Saldana thought he had blown his chance to win another race at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
Saturday will be a busy day for motorsports fans and anyone else interested in joining the Coca-Cola Speed Street party, with activities both at the track and in Charlotte’s uptown.
Ticket revenues at NASCAR tracks continued to decline in 2013, but at a slower rate than in previous years, federal security filings show.
This has been a big week for the Elliott family. Bill Elliott was announced Wednesday as the leading vote getter for the newest five-member class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which will be inducted during January.
Marcus Jadotte is going from the race track to the White House. On Thursday, President Obama nominated Jadotte to the position of assistant secretary for industry and analysis in the Department of Commerce.
Kurt Busch is attempting to become the fourth driver to complete the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day. Tony Stewart was the last to do it, in 2001.
When the first World 600 race roared to life at the new Charlotte Motor Speedway in June 1960, Mike Kleban watched from the grandstand.
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation partners with Roush Fenway Racing to raise money to help build smart home for wounded solders
Humpy Wheeler and his grandson will compete in the Great Race in a Hudson designed to be a replica of the character Doc Hudson in the Pixar movie Cars.
Jamie McMurray collected $1 million for winning the Sprint All-Star Race Saturday. What did he do with it? I havent done anything, McMurray says Thursday from his hauler at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
NASCARs 25 most influential: Mother Nature is No. 1. Really. Thats how much impact bad weather has had on the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Remember the Daytona 500?
NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600: Jimmie Johnson got better through each of the three rounds of knockout qualifying Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway before capturing the pole for Sundays Coca-Cola 600.
Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne is looking for a big night at the track Friday night but not in NASCAR.