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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Roush Fenway Racing gets boost from Biffle's finish

Roush Fenway Racing's new cars show promise, especially with Greg Biffle's runner-up finish last week.

Petty has idea on how to bring more competition into NASCAR

Carl Edwards' fuel gamble provided an unexpected and exciting end to last Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It also steered the focus, if for only a moment, away from a lack of ...
By Don Coble

Monday, May 25, 2015

Edwards' win allows Gibbs to shift its focus

CONCORD, N.C. - Joe Gibbs has had many special nights in football and auto racing. Few were bigger than Sunday's showing in the Coca-Cola 600.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Edwards gets Coke 600 win on gas fumes

CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards proved he still knows how to do his backflip. He also showed his love for race fans has never been better after going into the crowd of Charlotte Motor Speedway with ...
By Don Coble

Mercedes' gamble helps Rosberg win

MONACO - An ill-judged gamble by Mercedes cost Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton his fourth win of the season, gifting his teammate and rival Nico Rosberg a third straight win at the Monaco ...

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Dillon takes Xfinity Series race at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Austin Dillon passed Denny Hamlin with 15 laps left and won the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Gordon tries not to get too sentimental about final Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. - While today's Coca-Cola 600 will be Jeff Gordon's last, the 43 year-old driver is careful not to confuse his competitive nature with sentimentality.
By Don Coble

Friday, May 22, 2015

Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick believes success and failure in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway is more reliant on the laws of physics than the skills of a driver and crew.
By Don Coble

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Kenseth captures pole for Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. - By winning the pole position Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600, Matt Kenseth might have made the easiest passes of the entire race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Don Coble

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Speedway Motorsports executive chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte headed up the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
By Pete Iacobelli

Joe Gibbs Racing starting to see signs of a turnaround

Denny Hamlin's victory at Martinsville Speedway on March 29 offered Joe Gibbs Racing a rare glimpse it might be ready to snap from year-long slump.
By Don Coble

No changes to cars for 2016 a viable option

Most drivers remain convinced NASCAR needs to make changes to the race cars for 2016, but nobody's sure how to go about it. And now, NASCAR's not sure it event wants to do it.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Denny Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin intently watched the qualifying event for NASCAR's annual All-Star race and noticed, as has been the case in recent years, the driver out front in the waning laps was ...
By Jenna Fryer

Strong restart helps Chris Buescher win in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa - Chris Buescher pulled away on a restart in a green-white-checkered finish Sunday to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Iowa Speed­way.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Hamlin wins All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin has given Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, May 15, 2015

Teen skips graduation to focus on Xfinity Series debut

DES MOINES, Iowa - Ben Rhodes doesn't have time for his graduation ceremony. He is already poised to move on to the next phase of his racing career.

Biffle, Bowyer, Patrick complete All-Star field

CONCORD, N.C. - Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer raced their way into the $1 million NASCAR Sprint All-Star event, and Danica Patrick won the fan vote to complete the field for Saturday night's race.
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Darlington prepares for its return

COLUMBIA - Darlington Raceway is finally back at its old Labor Day date.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Kyle Busch is eligible for the Sprint Cup title

Kyle Busch is eligible to compete for the NASCAR championship despite missing the first 11 races this season because he was injured. 

Johnson changes style by gambling at end

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The image Jimmie Johnson has cultivated is of a clean-cut pitchman, the antithesis of the “good ‘ol boy” drivers from NASCAR’s past. That’s what made his radio chatter ...
By Dave Skretta
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