NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kevin Harvick could hardly be in a better position to win another Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He is perhaps NASCARs hottest driver and he knows his way around Charlottes 1.5-mile layout pretty well.
NASCAR Sprint Cup: Coca-Cola 600 facts and figures for Charlotte Motor Speedway; Whos hot and whos not
NASCAR Sprint Cup: On Sunday, the 2014 Coca-Cola 600 takes place at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Let's take a look back at the past 10 races - who won, how the winner finished in the Cup standings that season and something you may or may not remember from that race.
Racing activity Friday moves from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the nearby dirt track, and the Coca-Cola Speed Street will enter Day 2 of its three-day run in Charlotte’s uptown.
Joey Logano and Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski have also been near masters so far of the new knockout qualifying sessions, which utilize two or three rounds (depending on track size) to determine the starting order.
Joining Elliott in the Class of 2015 are Wendell Scott (58 percent), Joe Weatherly (53 percent), Rex White (43 percent) and Fred Lorenzen (30 percent).
Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White make up the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015.
Sorensen: 5 nominees most deserving of induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame
Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip and 2009 Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year Joey Logano will throw out ceremonial first pitches before the Charlotte Knights’ game.
Some unexpected names could be a part of the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame class, which will be announced on Wednesday following the completion of the voting process.
Voting for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is Wednesday. The 20 nominees for induction, listed alphabetically.
Kyle Larsons NASCAR Sprint Cup resume is pretty impressive for a 21-year-old rookie, but hes still pushing for the one thing it lacks so far: A victory.
Fast cars, big crowds, traffic jams and spectacular pre-race shows are a big part of NASCAR’s annual two-week May visit to the Charlotte region.
Three races into the 11-event super truck season at Hickory Motor Speedway, 18-year-old Spencer Boyd is undefeated and leading the series point standings.
Kyle Larson’s NASCAR Sprint Cup resume is pretty impressive for a 21-year-old rookie, but he’s still pushing for the one thing it lacks so far: A victory.
The GoPro Motorplex is the site of Tuesday evening’s “Little 600,” featuring more than a dozen NASCAR drivers competing in motorized karts.
Kurt Busch’s attempt to complete The Double just got tougher.
The Racing4Vets kart races and Rusty Wallaces golf tournament are on Mondays NASCAR-related schedule in the Charlotte area.
Tyler Clary has dreams of one day racing on the NASCAR circuit. However, before he drops the green flag in that sport, Clary has his sights set on other goals – a world championship, and another gold medal in swimming.
NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race: If this had been any other sport, Jamie McMurray would have been accused of running up the score.
Sam Hornish Jr. went from nearly winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series season title to losing his ride.
Chip Ganassi Racing and Jamie McMurray had a special guest in their Victory Lane celebration – Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera.
The only thing able to slow Kyle Busch on Friday night in the NC Education Lottery 200 was the caution flag. And even then, he still won the race.
Clint Bowyer and A.J. Allmendinger finished 1-2 in Friday’s Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway, sending the two drivers to Saturday’s Sprint All-Star Race. Little-known and 18th-place finisher Josh Wise won an Internet fan’s vote to be the third driver from the Showdown to make NASCAR’s all-star event.
NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race: Whats cool about Danica Patrick is she doesnt try to act cool. Obviously she tries to look cool. Thats her image and part of her appeal. Yet, at 32, shes willing to sound like a kid, or a fan.
CATS again this year will run the Concord Express bus from uptown to the speedway for both Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600 on May 25.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the first rookie to win the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, but he apparently missed out on one very important part of the celebration: The check.
Darrell Waltrip won the inaugural NASCAR All-Star Race in 1985 in dramatic fashion at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as his engine blew just as he crossed the finish line. The next day, he soundly beat Harry Gant by more than 14 seconds to win the Coca-Cola 600.
NASCAR artist Sam Bass plans to attend the Sprint All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, despite a monthslong struggle with an infection stemming from Type 1 diabetes.
The custom flavor, Burnout Blast, is a creamy vanilla infused with chocolate-covered peanuts, chopped salted peanuts and sugar-cone pieces, all laced with a chocolate swirl.
For 19-year-old Myatt Snider, the 2014 racing season had a tough beginning, but the Belmont resident hopes his seventh-place finish in the recent Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown signals a turnaround.
NASCAR: Fans’ guide for events at Charlotte Motor Speedway
NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway: There are 19 drivers already locked into the field this season: Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman, David Ragan, Tony Stewart, Martin Truex Jr. and Brian Vickers.
Matt Crafton will never forget his first NASCAR Truck Series victory. ... In 2008, he found himself battling first Todd Bodine and then Chad McCumbee for the lead as the laps wound down at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The format for Saturdays NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race hasnt changed from a year ago, giving Jimmie Johnson and the other drivers a measure of predictability. But thats not all Johnson is after.
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly got the opportunity Thursday to do something at Charlotte Motor Speedway not even available to NASCAR drivers get on the track.
Alan Jones of Sherrills Ford started by painting billboards at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the mid-1970s.
Several big-name groups will perform at the speedway and next week at uptown’s Coca-Cola Speed Street festival.
CONCORD Winning means more than anything this season in NASCAR thanks to the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format. It meant something a little extra for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Downtown Concord’s streets will turn into a colorful procession of big trucks Thursday night as the city hosts the Haulers on Union parade.