Briscoe Earns 1st Career XFINITY Series Win In Relatively Calm Race On Charlotte ROVAL

CONCORD, NC – Chase Briscoe shocked the NASCAR XFINITY Series field on Saturday when he took his No. 98 Ford to victory lane in the Drive for the Cure 200 on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. Briscoe, doesn’t have a lot of background on road courses but here the Indiana native was victorious for the first time ever in the series on the 2.28-mile road course. This was just Briscoe’s 14th start of the season as he is running a part-time schedule as a Ford development driver. The 23 year old…

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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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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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Stewart Haas Racing Talks To Mobil 1 The Grid About Upcoming ROVAL

NASCAR drivers will face a new challenge in 2018, as the ‘Roval 400’ switches from an oval to a road course event, incorporating the infield section of the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Mobil 1 The Grid got the lowdown on the change from Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick, Team Owner Tony Stewart and #4 Crew Chief Rodney Childers.

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Truex Jr. Driver To Watch In Charlotte, Hamlin And Jones In Must Win Situation

When the checkered flag flies in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, there very well could be just two Toyota’s left standing among the 12 eligible championship participants. Toyota drivers have won 12 of the 28 races this season, trailing over Ford (15) in terms of victories for 2018 in the Cup Series. To have just two drivers left heading into the Round of 12 would be shocking to say the least. 

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Difficulty Of Charlotte ROVAL Causing Problems During Testing, Byron Sees Brakes Fail Ends Up In Hard Crash

NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway come out of left field when announcing in 2017 that not only would they turn the Fall race to a race on the ROVAL but it will also remain in the playoffs as well. It was certainly a curveball thrown at all the teams. While I agree that changes to the 10 race playoff schedule needed to be made but after all the testing that we’ve seen thus far on the ROVAL, I’m skeptical on what is going to happen when they return for the…

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Charlotte Adjusts ROVAL Race To A 400k Event, To Be Longest Road Course Race In NASCAR

Charlotte Motor Speedway expanded on its groundbreaking new era of innovation on Monday, with the unveiling of a new, dynamic logo for the Sept. 28-30 Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 race weekend – which will feature the first playoff road course races in NASCAR history. The first-ever 400-kilometer Bank of America ROVAL 400 will be the longest road-course race in NASCAR.

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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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