For 2nd Time In 3 Years, Coca Cola 600 Dominated, This Time Kyle Busch Victorious

For the second time in the last three years, the Coca Cola 600 ended with a ho-hum race. Two years ago, Martin Truex Jr. led 392 of the 400 laps en route to a dominating victory. On Sunday night, it was Kyle Busch’s turn. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver led 377 out of the 400 laps in this year’s race in winning for the first time at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition. Busch, made history Sunday night by capturing his first victory on the…

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Keselowski/Busch Dominate Alsco 300 As Keselowski Wins Rain Marred Race

The return of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars to the NASCAR XFINITY Series occurred this weekend, as Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski combined to lead 171 out of the 204 laps at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon. In the end, Keselowski led the final 44 laps en route to his fourth career XFINITY Series win on the 1.5-mile track. The Team Penske driver becomes the first driver to win multiple races in 2018, as the first 10 races to the year saw a different winner in…

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Jones and Joe Gibbs Toyota’s Looking Strong In Charlotte

If Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is going to be anything like what we’ve seen through all the preliminary action this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, then Joe Gibbs Racing will likely dominate. In qualifying, JGR put three of their four drivers in the first two Rows. Kyle Busch earned the pole, while Row 2 will be shared by Denny Hamlin and Erik Jones. The fourth driver in Daniel Suarez starts 10th. But, in race practice on Saturday afternoon, JGR drivers were the class of the…

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5 Storylines For Saturday’s Alsco 300 (1 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The attention of the motorsports world is in Monaco, Indianapolis and Charlotte this weekend, as three of the biggest racing events of the season will run on Memorial Day weekend. One of the races that loses some attention though is Saturday’s Alsco 300 (1 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Here are five storylines surrounding this race. 

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5 Storylines For Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has a lot of attention this weekend for the annual Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Indianapolis, Monaco and Charlotte will have all the attention of the motorsports world on Sunday. With that being said, here are five storylines for this weekend’s race. 

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Penske/Ganassi Have Struggled In Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

It would be a dream weekend for either Team Penske or Chip Ganassi Racing if they could win the Indy-Charlotte double in the same day. So far, it’s never happened. For some reason, as much success that Penske and Ganassi have had at Indy, they’ve struggled in the Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Jamie McMurray for Ganassi does have three straight top 12 finishes at Charlotte, but he hasn’t been a true contender to win though. Plus, so far in 2018, McMurray hasn’t exactly had the most success. 

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Sauter Wins Truck Series Race In Charlotte, Busch Blasts Pit Crew

As drivers battled for position behind him, Johnny Sauter pulled away his No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet during the final 10-lap run to win Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “We won Charlotte!” an elated Sauter screamed over his radio as he crossed the finish line 1.340 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch, who was frustrated in his attempt at a series-record tying 51st victory. A few minutes later, in Victory Lane, Sauter, the pole winner, reveled in the significance…

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Charlotte “Roval” Test Met With Mixed Reviews, Including Race Distance That May Be Way Too Long

Four drivers took to the new Charlotte Motor Speedway “roval” this week as part of a two-day test. NASCAR and Goodyear were both looking for feedback on this test in preparation for next year’s Bank of America 500k. But, the test led to some mixed feedback from the drivers that participated. Kurt Busch was one of the drivers to participate in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford. The Daytona 500 champion said that the track to him was definitely needing some changes to the layout and that the slower speeds in the…

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Sundays Bank of America 500 Start Time Moved Up To 1 p.m. ET.

Concord, NC – Rain moved into the Charlotte area very early on Saturday morning, forcing NASCAR to cancel both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions. That means the 40 drivers in Sunday’s Bank of America 500 (1 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN) field will have had just 55 minutes of practice this weekend. With that being said, Saturday’s rain mixed with remnants of a Hurricane coming through the North Carolina area have forced NASCAR competition officials as well as Charlotte Motor Speedway staff to move up the start time for Sunday’s race up…

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Alex Bowman Wins Saturday’s Rain Delayed Drive For The Cure 300

Concord, NC – It was a wacky and wild day at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. First, we saw rain wash out both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions as well as qualifying for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race. Then, we saw while the track was mostly dry, the NBC car driven by Erik Jones hit the steps that someone left out on the front stretch that connects the grandstands to the track. Then, we’d see the race itself be delayed by over five hours due to rain falling on the…

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