Charlotte Moves Playoff Race From Saturday Night to Sunday Afternoon

Most people were expecting the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ playoff race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway to get moved to the infield road course, but on Thursday, NASCAR made an announcement with track officials saying that the race would move from a night time event back to a daytime race. “Daylight Racing Time” is back for the Bank of America 500 as the race returns to a Sunday afternoon start time in 2017. The fourth race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs and first race in the…

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Jimmie Johnson Advances to Round of 8 With Victory In Wild Bank of America 500

CONCORD, NC – In a day that saw eight Chase drivers involved in a crash or mechanical failure and three of the other four left having an issue on pit road, the one that was flawless all day ended up in victory lane. Rightfully so too, as it was the ultimate clutch driver too. Jimmie Johnson led 155 of the 334 laps in Sunday’s rain delayed Bank of America 500 en route to his 78th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Johnson, capitalized when everyone else was having trouble and…

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Kevin Harvick Wins the Pole for Saturday Night’s Bank of America 500

CONCORD, NC – It was a perfect day at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick. The California native was quickest in the lone NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session at the 1.5-mile track earlier today, then in qualifying tonight, he was on top of the speed charts once again. Harvick, turned a lap of 196.029 mph in his orange colored No. 4 Chevrolet on Thursday night en route to the pole for Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 (7 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN). It was Harvick’s 16th career Cup…

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