5 Favorite For Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 200 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

CONCORD, NC – While starting position is a huge factor in deciding who wins Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 200 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), four practice sessions around the 2.28-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL this weekend will too. There’s a big enough sample size on who we think will win or not. 

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Big Weekend For Hemric, Sweep Looking Possible

CONCORD, NC – No matter what happens in either the NASCAR XFINITY Series or the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this weekend, Daniel Hemric will be on Cloud 9. This weekend’s racing action at the Charlotte Motor Speedway is just miles away from his hometown of Kannapolis. So, to be announced on Friday that he will get to not only live out his dream of being a Cup driver in 2019, but do so for his childhood heroes (Dale Earnhardt) team of Richard Childress Racing and have that announcement at…

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JTG Daugherty Racing Cars To Start In The Top 10 On Sunday

CONCORD, NC – Friday was a strong showing out of the JTG Daugherty Racing camp on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. AJ Allmendinger qualified his No. 47 Chevrolet on the front row in second while his teammate Chris Buescher will start 10th in Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). That’s about as solid as it gets for the organization. 

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Chevrolet Cars Strong On Charlotte ROVAL, Which Is Good News For Hendrick Cars

CONCORD, NC – The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet teams has struggled to grasp the new Camaro that debuted for the 2018 season. Through 28 races, they’ve won just two of them. One was the season opening Daytona 500 on Feb. 18 and the other at Watkins Glen in early August. Despite that, five of the 16 playoff drivers are part of the Chevy camp. They may not have contended for race wins much but were good enough to compete for a playoff spot. 

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Kurt Busch Wins Bank of America ROVAL 400 Pole, Playoff Drivers Struggle

CONCORD, NC – The drivers were all concerned about this weekend’s action on the ROVAL at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. In fact, several stated that the starting position for Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) would be the biggest key of the race itself. The reason?

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After Friday’s Practice Sessions, This Weekend’s Race At The ROVAL Will Likely Be Chaotic

We already knew that the ROVAL would produce some crazy moment during both NASCAR races on it this weekend. But, after the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice on Friday afternoon followed by two NASCAR XFINITY Series practices, the only word to describe what will ensue this weekend is chaos. Kyle Busch led an eventful first Cup Series practice on the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course Friday, with turning a lap at 106.397 mph in his No. 18 Toyota. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate of Erik Jones was second in the…

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Another Kannapolis Native In Hemric To Drive No. 31 Chevrolet For RCR For 2019

CONCORD, NC – Another Kannapolis, North Carolina native will be behind the wheel of a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride with Richard Childress Racing. In 1980, Kannapolis native Dale Earnhardt first joined RCR as a wide eyed 30 year old. 29 years later, another Kannapolis native will make his Cup Series debut with RCR. Richard Childress Racing announced on Friday from the Charlotte Motor Speedway that they have promoted Daniel Hemric to drive the No. 31 Chevrolet in 2019. Hemric, 27, boasts back-to-back NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff berths at RCR, including a…

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For 3rd Straight Year, A New Driver In The No. 10 Honda, Will Rosenqvist Make It Work, Also What Are Jones’ Chances Now?

At one point, the No. 10 Honda with Chip Ganassi Racing was one of the most coveted seats in all of racing. Between Dan Wheldon and Dario Franchitti, the car won 19 races from 2006 through 2012. It also had 61 top five finishes and 87 top 10’s in 114 starts in that time frame. Franchitti, won the 2009, 2010 and 2011 championships with it. Unfortunately, from 2013 on, that car has one win in the last 103 races. 

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Where Does The IndyCar Silly Season Stand?

The IndyCar Series Silly Season world is starting to heat up too. On Friday, Chip Ganassi Racing filled their seat in the No. 10 Honda with Felix Rosenqvist for the 2019 season. He’ll replace the departing Ed Jones who only got one year in that car. With Ganassi remaining as a two car operation and Team Penske and Andretti Autosport having their driver lineups filled, what’s left? Dale Coyne Racing has at least one seat available as he’s now saying that the prospects of running three full time cars are…

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Rosenqvist Joins Chip Ganassi Racing In No. 10 Honda For 2019

It’s not just NASCAR on the silly season train on Friday, the IndyCar Series jumped on board too. Chip Ganassi Racing  announced on Friday that 26-year-old Swede Felix Rosenqvist will join the team’s IndyCar Series program in the No. 10 NTT DATA Honda beginning in the 2019 season. He will team up with five-time and reigning IndyCar Series Champion, Indianapolis 500 and 44-time race winner Scott Dixon. Also, longtime partner NTT DATA has also renewed with CGR as part of a new multi-year deal to carry on as primary partner of the…

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