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600 Festival to expand Carolinas footprint

Posted at 6:35am on Mar. 28, 2014
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The 600 Festival will feature new events in Concord, Kannapolis and Mooresville, and Charlotte’s Speed Street will have a new sponsor.

Former NASCAR driver Shawna Robinson diagnosed with breast cancer

Posted at 12:02am on Mar. 27, 2014

Former NASCAR driver Shawna Robinson, the first woman to win a pole in what is now the Nationwide Series, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Sprint Cup: Martinsville shapes up well for Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon

Posted at 12:00am on Mar. 28, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Martinsville: There generally is no place like home, but when it comes to a NASCAR track where Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon can count on contending for a win, Martinsville (Va.) Speedway is about as good as it gets.

NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty’s wife, Lynda, dies at 72

Posted at 11:02pm on Mar. 26, 2014

Lynda Petty, wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died Tuesday, March, 25, 2014, at her home in Level Cross. She was 72.

Kannapolis’ Pressley carries on family racing tradition in multiple roles

Posted at 12:59am on Mar. 24, 2014

Until two years ago, Coleman Pressley always focused on being a third-generation driver. Now he makes his living in racing as a crew chief, spotter and a late model driver.

Race Rewind: Looking back at the Auto Club 400

Posted at 12:14am on Mar. 24, 2014

Rookie Kyle Larson completed the best weekend of his young NASCAR career, following a victory in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race with a runner-up in Sunday’s Cup race.

Denny Hamlin pulls out of race with vision problems, expects quick recovery

Posted at 12:14am on Mar. 24, 2014
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It has become an unwelcome yearly visit to a California hospital for Denny Hamlin.

Kyle Busch wins Auto Club 400 after late restart

Posted at 7:16pm on Mar. 25, 2014
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Kyle Busch held off rookie Kyle Larson on a late restart to win Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

NASCAR: Drivers hope last year’s race at Fontana set tone for more excitement

Posted at 12:25pm on Apr. 7, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Fontana: Dramatic last-lap lead changes resulting in surprise winners are one of the most exciting ways NASCAR can end, but they are also rare. Such outcomes are far more rare at 2-mile speedways like the Auto Club Speedway, which make finishes like last season that much more memorable.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Raceday at Fontana: Sunday’s Auto Club 400

Posted at 12:25pm on Apr. 7, 2014

Martin Truex’s tough start to the season continues: It’s been rough start to the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season for Martin Truex Jr., who moved from Michael Waltrip Racing to Furniture Row Racing in the offseason.

Kyle Larson gets first Nationwide win in 3-way battle at TreatMyClot.com 300

Posted at 6:58pm on Mar. 23, 2014
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Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick waged a wild, back-and-fourth three-way battle for the lead over the final 16 laps of Saturday’s TreatMyClot.com 300, with Larson eventually holding off Harvick to earn his first Nationwide Series victory.

For Denny Hamlin, Auto Club Speedway provides extra motivation

Posted at 11:34pm on Mar. 22, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Denny Hamlin returns to Fontana, Calif., track that derailed 2013 season.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Fontana: Matt Kenseth wins pole

Posted at 11:34pm on Mar. 22, 2014
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Matt Kenseth is fast again. Kenseth, who started the season struggling to get a grasp on NASCAR’s new knockout qualifying format, mastered it on Friday, winning the pole for Sunday’s Auto Club 400.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Carl Edwards not resting after Bristol victory

Posted at 11:01pm on Mar. 21, 2014
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Roush Fenway Racing might have gotten off to a slow start this season, but Carl Edwards used steady improvement to join the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner’s club.

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Fontana schedule, TV times

Posted at 9:20pm on Mar. 20, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400 at Fontana, Calif., schedule, TV times. Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: Thoughts on Carl Edwards, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and other drivers.

Texas Motor Speedway unveils largest HD screen

Posted at 5:21pm on Mar. 20, 2014

Texas Motor Speedway unveiled the world's largest high-definition video board Wednesday. The screen measures 20,633 square feet, surpassing the size of a 200-foot by 85-foot board at Charlotte

Racing: Move allows Mexican driver to launch NASCAR career

Posted at 7:09pm on Mar. 23, 2014
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When Daniel Suarez moved to North Carolina from Monterrey, Mexico, 2 1/2 years ago, he didn’t speak English, but he knew that the move was essential for a NASCAR career. Now Suarez has notched three victories and many top finishes.

NASCAR must protect integrity of race results

Posted at 9:20pm on Mar. 20, 2014
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With a new championship format debuting this season, NASCAR can ill afford any confusion or uncertainty in regards to the race results. That is exactly what occurred in Sunday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol.

Race Rewind: Looking back at the Food City 500

Posted at 9:03pm on Mar. 17, 2014

ong after Sunday’s race was over, NASCAR’s vice president of competition, Robin Pemberton, provided a thorough, clear explanation of why caution lights inexplicably came on with two of 500 laps remaining. Unfortunately, Pemberton’s explanation wasn’t the only one offered by NASCAR.

Nothing goes as expected at Bristol, including Carl Edwards winning

Posted at 5:26pm on Mar. 17, 2014
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A softer tire makes for an interesting Bristol race, and the weather plus an unplanned caution at the end of the race make for one interesting Sunday.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Carl Edwards wins in surprise finish at Bristol

Posted at 5:26pm on Mar. 17, 2014
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Carl Edwards won the rain-delayed, day-turned-to-night race at Bristol Motor Speedway, virtually ensuring his No. 99 Ford team will compete in the Chase.

Rain delays are interrupting Sunday's NASCAR race at Bristol

Posted at 4:48pm on Mar. 16, 2014

Periodic rain in northeastern Tennessee is playing havoc with Sunday's Food City 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Sprint Cup winners comprise new, exclusive club

Posted at 12:08am on Mar. 16, 2014
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There’s a new club in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Right now, it’s an exclusive club with just three members – Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Raceday at Bristol: Sunday’s Food City 500

Posted at 12:25pm on Apr. 7, 2014

No happy ending to Hamlin-Logano feud: It was one year ago at Bristol Motor Speedway when Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano encountered their first on-track incident.

NASCAR Nationwide Series: Kyle Busch takes milestone win at Bristol

Posted at 10:24pm on Mar. 16, 2014
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Just as they did one year ago, Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson found themselves running first and second as the spring NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway drew to a close. The result remained the same.

Sprint Cup series: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch on verge of NASCAR records

Posted at 12:25pm on Apr. 7, 2014
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. can tie a Richard Petty record with a top-two finish in Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, and Kyle Busch can reach a laps-led milestone.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Denny Hamlin wins Bristol pole

Posted at 12:25pm on Apr. 7, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Denny Hamlin wins the pole position for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway with a track-record 129.991 mph.

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Bristol schedule, TV times

Posted at 7:09pm on Mar. 15, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Food City 500 at Bristol, Tenn., schedule, TV times. Also: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not in racing.

DeLoach’s vision becomes first state licensed pit crew school

Posted at 12:11am on Mar. 14, 2014

The passion for racing Tom DeLoach acquired while with the Mobil led him to partner with NASCAR championship crew chief Jeff Hammond to create Pit Instruction and Training facility in Mooresville.

NASCAR: 18-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski on fast track

Posted at 7:09pm on Mar. 15, 2014
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Dylan Kwasniewski, a Las Vegas native, has no problems living life in the fast lane, but even he is astonished by the remarkable speed with which his NASCAR career path has developed.

NASCAR's lagging TV ratings nothing to sweat yet

Posted at 8:17pm on Mar. 13, 2014
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From most accounts, the start of NASCAR's 2014 Sprint Cup Series season at Daytona, Phoenix and Las Vegas has been a success - except for TV ratings.

NASCAR to allow cooling units during qualifying

Posted at 10:09pm on Mar. 12, 2014
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NASCAR on Tuesday banned the use of cool-down laps during its new knockout qualifying procedures – a practice which has raised safety concerns among some participants.

NASCAR Sprint Cup at Las Vegas: Dale Earnhardt Jr. gambles, loses

Posted at 11:44pm on Mar. 9, 2014

Reid Spencer of the NASCAR Wire Service and CineSport's Brian Clark discuss Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s fuel gamble that allowed Brad Keselowski to claim victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday.

NASCAR Sprint Cup at Las Vegas: Looking back at the Kobalt Tools 400

Posted at 11:44pm on Mar. 9, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas Rewind: It appeared Danica Patrick may have been primed for one of her better NASCAR performances. But in Sunday’s race she quickly fell back in the field.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. at peace with rolling dice despite second-place finish

Posted at 11:44pm on Mar. 9, 2014
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel and just missed out on his second victory in the first three races of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season.

Brad Keselowski wins Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas

Posted at 9:14pm on Mar. 11, 2014
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Brad Keselowski, who won his first Sprint Cup Series championship in 2012 but missed the Chase last year, is all-but guaranteed a spot in this season’s Chase with a stunning victory in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Las Vegas: Brad Keselowski holds off Kyle Busch

Posted at 10:39pm on Mar. 9, 2014
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Not only did Brad Keselowski need to spend the final laps of Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas fending off Kyle Busch for the victory, but he had to do so while nursing a bad battery in his No.22 Ford.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Raceday at Las Vegas | Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400

Posted at 1:14am on Mar. 16, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Officials will continue to evaluate NASCAR’s new knock out qualifying procedures, which have drawn almost universal praise but also have raised some potential safety concerns.

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Matt Kenseth bets on Las Vegas rebound

Posted at 6:19pm on Mar. 9, 2014
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: It’s possible that Matt Kenseth and his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates might have their signals crossed heading into Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – at least when it comes to qualifying.

Kyle Busch crashes in Nationwide Series practice

Posted at 9:03pm on Mar. 8, 2014
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Kyle Busch and Dylan Kwasniewski, both Las Vegas natives, wrecked in separate Nationwide Series practice sessions Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.