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Blaney, Wood Brothers Triangulate In On Victory
Sunday, 11 Jun, 2017 – 18:01 | One Comment
Blaney, Wood Brothers Triangulate In On Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Ryan Blaney, driving the historic No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford, took the lead from former champion Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go, held off another Cup champion in Kevin Harvick over the final eight laps and went on to win Sunday’s  Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at […]

Kyle Busch On Pole For Cup Race In Pocono
Friday, 9 Jun, 2017 – 17:29 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch On Pole For Cup Race In Pocono
Kyle Busch On Pole For Cup Race In Pocono

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Kyle Busch drove to the pole Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Pocono Raceway.
Busch laid down a fast lap of 179.151 mph in the final round of qualifying. The pole position was his second of the season, his third at the 2.5-mile track and the 21st of his Monster Energy Cup […]

Wallace And NASCAR Set To Take ‘Huge Step’
Tuesday, 6 Jun, 2017 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Wallace And NASCAR Set To Take ‘Huge Step’
Wallace And NASCAR Set To Take ‘Huge Step’

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend at Pocono Raceway, substituting for the recuperating Aric Almirola in the No. 43 Ford Fusion fielded by Richard Petty Motorsports.
A graduate of NASCAR’s Diversity Program, Wallace owns five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series wins and […]

Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover
Sunday, 4 Jun, 2017 – 16:22 | Comments Off on Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover
Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover

Jimmie Johnson blew past Kyle Larson on an overtime restart, made it to the overtime line on the backstretch before a huge wreck occurred back in the pack and won a NASCAR Cup race for the 83rd time in his career.
The victory was No. 11 for the seven-time champion at the Dover International Speedway Monster […]

Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge
Friday, 2 Jun, 2017 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge
Busch Leads Gibbs Dover Charge

Kyle Busch will start Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FS1) from the pole.
Busch laid down a fast lap at 158.954 mph to edge Martin Truex Jr. to get the pole.
With Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Daniel Suarez (158.346 mph) earning a career-best third starting spot and Matt Kenseth (158.211 […]

Dillon, Childress Have 3 Reasons To Celebrate Victory In The 600
Monday, 29 May, 2017 – 12:33 | One Comment
Dillon, Childress Have 3 Reasons To Celebrate Victory In The 600

CONCORD, N.C. – In the early morning hours of Monday on Memorial Day weekend, Austin Dillon silenced his critics.
The eldest grandson of team owner Richard Childress became the seventh driver to claim his first-ever Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Coca-Cola 600 – stock car racing’s longest race – and the […]

Fuel-Thrifty Austin Dillon Wins The 600
Monday, 29 May, 2017 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Fuel-Thrifty Austin Dillon Wins The 600
Fuel-Thrifty Austin Dillon Wins The 600

Austin Dillon saved just enough fuel to put No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet back in Victory Lane for the first time since 2000  when he won the rain-lengthened Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on on Sunday/Monday.
Dillon was one of eight drivers who stayed on the track when the strongest cars in the field came […]

Winning The 600 Made Kyle Petty Feel Like A Wood
Sunday, 28 May, 2017 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Winning The 600 Made Kyle Petty Feel Like A Wood
Winning The 600 Made Kyle Petty Feel Like A Wood

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – In February 1986, Kyle Petty snaked his Wood Brothers’ Ford through a multi-car crash to obtain his first NASCAR victory, but it wasn’t until slightly more than a year later when he won Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Coca-Cola 600 that he felt he truly deserved to be the […]

Harvick on Pole For 600
Friday, 26 May, 2017 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Harvick on Pole For 600
Harvick on Pole For 600

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Kevin Harvick laid down a laps in 27.918 seconds (193.424 mph) to post the fastest time of of qualifying and secure his first-ever pole for the Coca-Cola 600his at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday.
Kyle Busch will start next to Harvick on the front row with a lap at 192.513 mph, which was .132 seconds slower […]

Junior Reflects On Importance of Charlotte Track
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 – 19:53 | Comments Off on Junior Reflects On Importance of Charlotte Track
Junior Reflects On Importance of Charlotte Track

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday that Charlotte Motor Speedway was a special track to him because he grew up at the facility.
“I used to go to the dirt tracks with Dad when I was very small, but the first memories of actually being at a Cup […]