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Tyler Reddick powers to Xfinity race victory at Charlotte

Tyler Reddick won the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday after taking the lead for good on a restart with 15 laps to go.


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 5:35 p.m.

William Byron becomes youngest ever to capture Coca-Cola 600 pole

Charlotte native William Byron became the youngest driver ever to capture the pole for the Coca-Cola 600. The 21-year-old Byron grew up a short drive from Charlotte Motor Speedway. He …


Punch Out: Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman end All-Star Race with fight

Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman fought after the NASCAR All-Star Race on Saturday night, Bowyer throwing punches through Newman’s window after the cool-down lap. The two cars had tangled on …


Kyle Larson takes first NASCAR All-Star victory with Kevin Harvick push

Kyle Larson got a big push and a big win. Larson went from sixth to the lead on a final-stage restart after a shove from Kevin Harvick and went on …


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 8:45 p.m.

Kyle Busch wins his 6th straight NASCAR Trucks race

Kyle Busch won his sixth consecutive NASCAR Trucks race, tying a series record, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch, in his fifth and final trucks start of the season, won for …


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

Clint Bowyer captures pole for NASCAR All-Star race

Clint Bowyer captured the pole for the NASCAR All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, putting him in terrific position to take home the $1 million first-place prize. Bowyer completed three …


NASCAR to use All-Star race for research, development again

The All-Star race weekend has arrived, so let the car tinkering commence. For the second straight year NASCAR is using the $1 million non-points exhibition race at Charlotte Motor Speedway …


Hometown kid Daniel Hemric looks to fulfill All-Star race dream

The idea of having any chance to earn his way into the NASCAR All-Star race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway seems surreal for Daniel Hemric. After all, this is …


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 12:45 p.m.

Jimmy Johnson to honor fallen soldier, military at Coca-Cola 600

Jimmie Johnson has unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme for the Coca-Cola 600 with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 Chevrolet. …


Chase Briscoe wins Xfinity race on weird Charlotte roval

Chase Briscoe is climbing his way through Ford Racing’s development system by racing any kind of car on any kind of track. That exposure gave the Indiana native the wherewithal …


Kurt Busch grabs pole position for Sunday’s NASCAR race

Kurt Busch felt like a kid again this week. He spent two full days in a testing simulator, trying to figure out the best way to maneuver around the new …


Kyle Busch captures pole at Charlotte; Kevin Harvick starts last

Kyle Busch will start at the front of the field Sunday in the Coca-Cola 600, and NASCAR Cup Series points leader Kevin Harvick will begin in the rear. Busch took …


UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

Kevin Harvick picks up $1 million check with All-Star win

Kevin Harvick won yet another race with a victory in the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It’s his 6th victory of the season and third in a row. This …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Johnny Sauter wins NASCAR Truck race at Charlotte

Johnny Sauter raced to his third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season, winning for the first time in his career at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sauter led a …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

He’s back: Matt Kenseth returns to capture pole for All-Star race

Matt Kenseth’s return to racing is already paying big dividends for Roush Fenway Racing. Kenseth captured the pole for the NASCAR All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway during qualifying on …


NASCAR adds quirky plate package to $1 million All-Star race

NASCAR has attempted to spice up its $1 million All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a quirky new rules package. The cars have restrictor plates on the engines to …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 6:48 p.m.

Martin Truex Jr. wins yet another playoff race for Toyota

Martin Truex Jr. gave Toyota yet another victory in NASCAR’s playoffs – the manufacturer is 4 for 4 so far – on a humid Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.


NASCAR moves Sunday’s start because of Hurricane Nate

Rain has wreaked havoc with NASCAR’s opening race for the second round of the playoffs.


Denny Hamlin takes pole for NASCAR Cup race at Charlotte

Denny Hamlin’s streak is alive. Hamlin topped qualifying Friday night for the NASCAR Cup playoff race Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, marking the 13th straight year he has captured a …


UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 6:06 p.m.

Kevin Harvick wins Charlotte pole; Cup leader Kyle Larson starts last

Kevin Harvick will start on the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, while Cup Series point leader Kyle Larson will begin NASCAR’s longest race at the rear of the …


UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 7:19 p.m.

Kyle Busch scores $1 million with All-Star race victory

Kyle Busch used a bold three-wide pass for the lead to win NASCAR’s annual All-Star race for the first time. Although the race does not count in the standings, it …


UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

Kyle Busch wins Truck race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch raced to his second straight NASCAR Truck Series victory, leading 90 of 134 laps in a dominating run at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch has 48 career Truck Series …


UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 5:51 p.m.

Kyle Larson takes pole for All-Star race after Kurt Busch blunder

Kyle Larson took the pole for the NASCAR All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway after Kurt Busch was assessed a penalty. Larson had an average speed of 144.839 mph over …


NASCAR hopes softer tires return the magic to All-Star race

It’s the 25th anniversary of “One Hot Night,” the NASCAR All-Star race that made the night-time spectacular must-see TV. NASCAR is in need of another memorable night and it could …


All-Star winner Denny Hamlin confident in Charlotte double

CONCORD, N.C. – Denny Hamlin’s not sure he could be more confident coming into the Coca-Cola 600 with how he has performed the past two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway. …


Earnhardt runs out of gas

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. was out front on the final lap for the first time in 105 races, and the only thing standing in the way of a …