That's Racin Magazine

Summer series is part of family tradition

Posted at 7:35am on Jun. 17, 2011

Mark Green may be a veteran NASCAR Nationwide Series driver, but he will rely on his son's Legend Car expertise for a successful season in the Summer Shootout Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

It's Summer Shooutout time at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Posted at 7:35am on Jun. 17, 2011

The 2011 Summer Shootout Series takes the green flag Monday and Tuesday with two nights of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Stars, cars off and running in Europe's Gumball Rally

Posted at 4:08pm on May. 26, 2011

Stars of the Olympics and NFL were among the celebrities who sped off Thursday in the 12th running of the Gumball 3000 Rally.

Bode Miller to race Gumball 3000

Posted at 11:13pm on May. 23, 2011

U.S. Olympic gold medalist skier Bode Miller has teamed with Swedish X Games champion freeskier Jon Olsson to drive the Gumball 3000 Rally, a Tour de France-style auto race stretching from London to Istanbul beginning on Thursday.

Look out, mountain! The Great Race to start in Chattanooga; route runs through N.C.

Posted at 12:47pm on May. 22, 2011

The weeklong competition of dapperly attired drivers will run from Chattanooga through North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York before ending in Vermont.

Joy to receive McLemore Award for 2011

Posted at 1:38pm on Apr. 14, 2011

Television anchor Mike Joy has been named the 2011 winner of the Henry T. McLemore Motorsports Journalism award.

'Too Tall' a big fan of speedway's work on big board

Posted at 10:39pm on May. 19, 2011

Slideshow: The steel frame is in place as Charlotte Motor Speedway races toward installation of the world's largest HD video board.

Deaths climb at small tracks as safety takes a backseat

Posted at 5:30pm on Sep. 10, 2011

In the 10 years since Dale Earnhardt's death, NASCAR and other top racing divisions have poured millions into safety, improving their drivers' gear, the cars they ride in and the tracks where they race.

Meet the 2011 Miss Sprints

Posted at 9:53pm on Jun. 20, 2013

The lineup for a highly visible part of Sprint's NASCAR sponsorship was introduced Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C.

Carlos Sainz extends lead in Dakar Rally

Posted at 5:59pm on Jan. 4, 2011

Defending champion Carlos Sainz stretched his lead in the Dakar Rally, winning the second stage Monday despite being barely able to see for about seven miles because of windshield wiper problems.

Sainz wins first stage of Dakar Rally

Posted at 7:25pm on Jan. 3, 2011

Defending champion Carlos Sainz won Sunday's first stage of the Dakar Rally, covering the 138-mile course in 2 hours, 18 minutes, 32 seconds.

Bodine's bobsled event canceled

Posted at 11:35am on Dec. 22, 2010

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge won't be staged next year.

China caps boom year for autos

Posted at 4:16pm on Dec. 22, 2010

China's second major auto show for 2010 kicked off Monday in the southern city of Guangzhou, capping a year of record sales for the country's booming auto market even as it faces the prospect of slowing growth.

Rick Hendrick wins Volt auction

Posted at 2:04pm on Dec. 16, 2010

Rick Hendrick knows his Chevys and jumped at the chance to own one of the first Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric vehicles offered to the public.

Electric, gas superbikes to face off

Posted at 12:40pm on Dec. 10, 2010

An intriguing two-wheeled battle appears set in January – electric power vs. internal combustion engines – as the world’s most powerful electric superbike prepares to compete against the Ducati 1198 and KTM RC8 at Fontana, Calif.

'Pinks All Out' production halted

Posted at 9:43am on Dec. 7, 2010

Charlotte-based Speed has shelved the "Pinks All Out" series, it was announced Tuesday.

McCall edges Wallace at N. Wilkesboro

Posted at 10:14pm on Oct. 30, 2010

A black flag gave Matt McCall the lead and he was able to hold off Steven Wallace to claim Saturday's win at Historic North Wilkesboro Speedway.

Racing team eyes home in Rock Hill

Posted at 5:23pm on Oct. 12, 2010

A motor racing team is considering Rock Hill for a new headquarters and operations center, city officials said Monday night.

New article commenting features on tap

Posted at 7:19pm on Oct. 8, 2010

We will be switching to a new article commenting service called Disqus on Monday.

Hmiel moving to Charlotte hospital

Posted at 1:20pm on Nov. 4, 2010

Driver Shane Hmiel, seriously hurt in a crash at an Indiana dirt track three weeks ago, is awaiting transfer to a Charlotte hospital.

Chip Ganassi on 2010: It's all good

Posted at 9:53pm on Jun. 20, 2013

Chip Ganassi has had a historic season as a motorsports car owner.

Video: Brown isn't wasting any time

Posted at 9:04pm on Sep. 18, 2010

Everyone who follows drag racing knows that driver Antron Brown can go from zero to 320 mph in less than four seconds. But what else?

BRAKES benefit Sept. 16

Posted at 9:33pm on Sep. 3, 2010

The Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway will host the third annual BRAKES benefit dinner on Thursday, Sept. 16.

Notes: Tickets have Hall tie

Posted at 5:50pm on Aug. 26, 2010

Charlotte Motor Speedway has joined forces with the NASCAR Hall of Fame and The Charlotte Observer to offer a special ticket package for its Oct. 16 Sprint Cup Series race.

AutoFair: Where autos and the motivated meet

Posted at 11:21am on Aug. 27, 2010

AutoFair is back at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Take a look at some of Thursday's opening-day images.

Summer Shootout Series to crown six champs Tuesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Posted at 11:38pm on Aug. 9, 2010

The Summer Shootout Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway will crown six division champions Tuesday night.

Driver dies in sanctioned race on NV mountain

Posted at 7:04pm on Jun. 28, 2010

A Las Vegas race car driver was killed when his Porsche slid off a curvy, mountain highway that had been closed to traffic for a sanctioned against-the-clock race.

Spring rains postpone sprints at Charlotte

Posted at 9:51pm on May. 28, 2010

Friday's events at Charlotte Motor Speedway's dirt track have been postponed.

Field, judges set for burnout contest

Posted at 1:31pm on May. 15, 2010

Field, judges set for Charlotte's burnout contest Who will do the best burnout? That’s among the burning questions as race weeks in Charlotte approach.

Let the Troops Race programs deployed

Posted at 8:37pm on May. 1, 2010

Charlotte Motor Speedway and its partners are stepping up efforts to salute U.S. military personnel as the Coca-Cola 600 approaches.

'Pinks All Out' almost

Posted at 12:02am on Apr. 24, 2010

Grassroots racers tune up in Charlotte, get ready for races, places in national spotlight.

Legends drivers face high stakes this weekend

Posted at 7:42pm on Jul. 13, 2010

CONCORD - Bruton Smith is accustomed to putting up $1 million purses for NASCAR races. The drivers racing for the shot at a $250,000 payday this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway have never faced such high stakes.

GM posts 1Q profit with cuts, strong sales

Posted at 10:22am on May. 17, 2010

General Motors Co. has recorded its first quarterly net income in nearly three years.

S.C. drag racer voted in

Posted at 7:47pm on Apr. 21, 2010

A drag racer from South Carolina has come up big at the ballot box and is the Last Racer Standing.

Voting over for the 'Pinks All Out' contest

Posted at 11:45pm on Apr. 23, 2010

It's down to a Camaro and a Corvette as voting ends in the final round of the "Pinks All Out" Last Racer Standing contest. We'll announce the competitor and fan winners soon.

Vote in our Last Racer Standing contest

Posted at 5:12pm on Apr. 3, 2010

Some of the hottest race tickets in the Carolinas – for racers and fans – are on the line with our all-new “PINKS All Out” Last Racer Standing contest.

Sticker shock and awe

Posted at 5:14pm on Apr. 4, 2010

Teenage car enthusiast Frank Vecchio stood in awe before a Rolls-Royce Ghost with a $301,575 sticker price — admiring a detail he had seen only in a video game.

Gold-medal bobsledders to join festivities at zMAX Dragway

Posted at 2:49am on Mar. 19, 2010

History-makers will witness history in the making at zMAX Dragway when the gold medal-winning four-man U.S. bobsled team will serve as honorary grand marshals for the inaugural NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, March 25-28.

B.R.A.K.E.S. conducting teen safe-driving schools

Posted at 9:55am on Feb. 26, 2010

B.R.A.K.E.S., the non-profit foundation founded by National Hot Rod Association driver Doug Herbert, is conducting 18 driving schools at zMAX Dragway through November.

Myrtle Beach won't host USAR in 2010

Posted at 4:10pm on Feb. 25, 2010

Once considered the most-watched sporting event in the Myrtle Beach area, the USAR Pro Cup Series will not return this summer.