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NSCS: Kasey Kahne wins third career Coca-Cola 600

May 27, 2012 No Comments

There was a time, earlier this year, that Kasey Kahne couldn’t even lead a lap when starting from the pole. Sunday night Kahne didn’t lead a lap at the beginning, but he did lead the most important lap, the last one, for the third time in his career in the season’s longest race. For Kahne […]

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NSCS: Penske Racing has a chance to make motor sports history

May 27, 2012 No Comments

If you were to ask a person on a street corner to name an iconic North American motor sports figure, more than likely they would say the name, “Roger Penske.” And why not? Seemingly everything the man has touched in motor sports has turned to gold. He’s the racing world’s Midas. From  Indianapolis Motor Speedway […]

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NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports sweeps front row for Coca-Cola 600

May 24, 2012 No Comments

Aric Almirola has never started a race from the pole, that is until Sunday when he’ll start the longest race of the season when Almirola will start from the best position on the track. Joining him on the front row will be his Richard Petty Motorsports teammate, Marcos Ambrose. Almirola’s lap of 27.988 seconds/192.940 mph was the fastest […]

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NSCS: Coca-Cola 600 preview— Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 24, 2012 No Comments

Information:  Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012 Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway—Concord, NC Time: 6:00 p.m. ET Distance: 400 laps/ 600 miles Broadcast: TV—FOX with coverage beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET Radio: Performance Racing Network (PRN) or Sirius XM Channel 90 Notes and Analysis:  Memorial Day weekend for many Americans means a three-day weekend and family cookouts. […]

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NSCS: Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes a moment to reflect

May 19, 2012 No Comments

CHARLOTTE, NC—NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., hasn’t won a race since Michigan in June, 2008. That streak not only includes races in which points are awarded, but also in exhibition races like Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race. A past winner of the event, Earhardt Jr. remembers how big that event was to him and his […]

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“Pawn Stars” to Serve as Grand Marshals for HISTORY 300- Fans Can Watch the Race With Them

March 10, 2012 No Comments

CONCORD, N.C. (Release)— This weekend, as some of NASCAR’s biggest stars take to the track in Las Vegas, stars from HISTORY’s® hit television series “Pawn Stars” are making plans to travel east to visit the heart of motorsports country for the May 26 HISTORY 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Las Vegas-based reality show cast […]

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NSCS: Danica Patrick to run Coca-Cola 600, not Indy 500

January 24, 2012 No Comments

Danica Patrick announced Monday morning, that she will forego her Indianapolis 500 entry, in pursuit to run her first career Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend from the Charlotte Motor Speedway. “I hope to do it in the future, the Indy 500 that is, and maybe it will be a double,” she said. “But at […]

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