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  • Edwards outlasts Coke field

    CONCORD, N.C. – Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn’t sure his team made the right call. The Super Bowl-winning coach and owner of Joe Gibbs Racing had been …


  • 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. …


  • Auto racing notes: Push for softer walls saved driver

    When James Hinchcliffe slammed into a wall at more than 220 mph, he hit an energy-absorbing barrier that likely saved his life. One of auto racing’s most important safety developments, …


  • Kurt Busch credits IndyCar for increased Indy 500 TV ratings

    Kurt Busch on Friday credited IndyCar’s promotion of the Indianapolis 500 for a bump in the television ratings. ABC’s telecast on Sunday earned a 3.9 rating, averaging 6.2 million viewers. …


  • Busch comes up 193 miles short

    CONCORD, N.C. – Kurt Busch’s attempt at completing “The Double” ended Sunday night after his car blew an engine late in the Coca-Cola 600. Busch finished sixth in his first …


  • Coke victory puts fizz back in Johnson’s year

    CONCORD, N.C. – About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson’s victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion. After his dominating show this weekend at Charlotte …


  • Johnson back on track with dominating win at Charlotte

    About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson’s victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion. After his dominating show this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Johnson …


  • Teen driver Sage Karam hopes for bright Indy 500 debut

    From prom to pits, Sage Karam has been money at Indianapolis. The 19-year-old Indy 500 rookie has danced in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway paddock at a makeshift prom, was runner-up …


  • Jimmie Johnson wins first pole of the year at Charlotte

    CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson won the pole Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600. Johnson, winless this season, turned a lap at 194.911 mph at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the …


  • Auto racing: Kurt Busch confident in doubling

    Kurt Busch was back in his element Thursday. Busch was in North Carolina for Sprint Cup qualifying – a welcome return to what he knows best.


  • IndyCar, NASCAR drivers discuss difficulty of ‘The Double’

    With Kurt Busch signed up to become the fourth driver to attempt to run both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, many IndyCar fans have …


  • 600 reasons to smile

    CONCORD, N.C. – Kevin Harvick isn’t done surprising people at Charlotte Motor Speedway or Richard Childress Racing. Closing a bizarre night in NASCAR’s longest event, Harvick pulled away from Kasey …


  • Harvick wins Coca-Cola 600

    CONCORD, N.C. – Kevin Harvick isn’t done surprising people at Charlotte Motor Speedway or Richard Childress Racing. Closing a bizarre night in NASCAR’s longest event, Harvick pulled away from Kasey …


  • Kahne wins first NASCAR race of 2012

    Welcome to the Hendrick family, Kasey Kahne. Kahne pulled away to victory in the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night in Concord, N.C., winning NASCAR’s longest race for the third time …


  • Harvick wins when Earnhardt runs out of gas

    The gas tank in his Chevrolet ran dry along the backstretch at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and as Dale Earnhardt Jr. tried to coast his way through the final turn, Kevin …

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