Bill Elliott highlights 2015 Hall of Fame class

May 21, 2014 No Comments

The 2015 class for the NASCAR Hall of Fame was announced Wednesday afternoon at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in uptown Charlotte, NC. A panel consisting of members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame and other respected members of the sport voted on a 20-person nominee list.  The panel then voted for the five members […]

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McMurray wins thrilling Sprint All-Star Race

May 17, 2014 No Comments

Senior Writer, Brian Wiggins  If you were to go through a list of favorites before Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race, Jamie McMurray most likely would not have been on that list. McMurray is no stranger to success at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He won his first Sprint Cup race in October,2002 substituting for the injured Sterling […]

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Kyle Busch dominates Charlotte truck race

May 16, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Any time Kyle Busch straps into a Camping World truck, he’s a threat to win. And when he races a truck at Charlotte Motor Speedway, he’s virtually unbeatable. Prior to Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200, Busch had won in five of his eight previous starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway […]

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Bowyer, Allmendinger transfer in Sprint Showdown

May 16, 2014 No Comments

By: Mark Schafer There were four  different lead changes in the NASCAR Sprint Showdown race, the race that qualifies the top two finishers into the NASCAR Sprint Cup All-Star race. Although he started from the pole, Austin Dillon didn’t lead his first laps until the second segment. Shortly after the green flag fell, it was A.J. […]

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Gordon holds on for Kansas win

May 10, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Jeff Gordon has been in position to win on multiple occasions thus far in 2014. At Auto Club Speedway, Gordon had arguably the best car in the field, but tires were his downfall. At Texas Motor Speedway, Gordon was in the lead coming to the white flag, but lost to eventual […]

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Harvick wins Kansas pole

May 9, 2014 No Comments

  Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer Kevin Harvick hasn’t been known as a great qualifier throughout his 14-year tenure in the Sprint Cup Series. That was until he joined Stewart Haas Racing (SHR )in 2014. The driver of the No.4 Chevrolet for SHR won the pole for Saturday night’s 5 Hour Energy 400 at Kansas Speedway […]

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Kenny Francis fined after Talladega

May 6, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  NASCAR announced late Tuesday afternoon that Kenny Francis, crew chief for Kasey Kahne in the Sprint Cup Series, had been fined for rule violations on May 3 at Talladega Superspeedway. The infraction Francis was fined for was discovered following Saturday’s qualifying session during the post-inspection process. Francis has been fined $25,000 […]

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Bowyer, 5 Hour Energy staying with MWR

May 5, 2014 No Comments

By: Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Clint Bowyer isn’t leaving Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) anytime soon. It was announced Monday that the driver of the No.15 5 Hour Energy Toyota had signed a multi-year contract to stay on as a driver with the organization. “This is big news for all of us,” Bowyer said in a […]

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