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The Summer Shootout Series returns Tuesday with Media Mayhem at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
According to the BBC, 18-year-old Ben Gautrey has died after a collision at the British Superbikes Championship meeting in Lincolnshire, England.
Two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart didn't make it to Victory Lane at a North Dakota dirt track, but he came closer this time.
There's not as much money on the line this season, but the stakes are just as high for Daniel Hemric.
More than 200 Legends car drivers will battle on Charlotte Motor Speedway's quarter-mile oval Monday and Tuesday for a share of a $100,000 purse.
In most racing series, the closest a celebrity comes to the track is giving the command for drivers to start their engines.
Driver Amber Colvin, 17, knows she has a long road ahead of her to become a NASCAR champion one day. The Mooresville resident already is putting in the work and making sacrifices this summer in hopes of getting herself noticed and making that dream a reality.
Charlotte Motor Speedway's Summer Shootout series, which in its 18th year pairs up some of the best competitors in Bandolero and Legends racing, is well under way.
A full slate of Legend Car and Bandolero racing will take to Charlotte Motor Speedway's frontstretch quarter-mile oval before a fireworks show each night.
Clayton and Kyle Weatherman decided they wanted to be NASCAR drivers when they were 5 and 6.