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Bubba Wallace kicks off redesign of Roval’s backstretch chicane 

After experiencing both highs and lows in the first Roval race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Bubba Wallace is ready to return.

Bubba Wallace is returning to Summer Shootout Series

NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace will take part in Summer Shootout Series where he competed several years ago before rising to NASCAR’s top division.

Chris Buescher earns second consecutive top-10 finish

After hitting wall and losing a lap early in the Coca-Cola 600, Chris Buescher rebounded for his best finish of the season.

Corey LaJoie impresses in Coke 600: “It was a hell of a day”

While Martin Truex Jr. celebrated winning the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Corey LaJoie had plenty to be happy about.

Ragan gambles but loses out: “Five laps was just too much”

After staying out on old tires for the final restart, David Ragan hoped for a top-10 but quickly fell back through the field.

Kyle Larson: Backstretch pileup “was all me”

Kyle Larson's bid to sweep the May races at Charlotte Motor Speedway ends in a multi-car incident during final stage of Coca-Cola 600.

Brad Keselowski takes heart in honoring fallen soldiers

NASCAR Cup Series driver spends time with family of fallen soldier Clark Schwedler prior to Coca-Cola 600.

Jeffrey Earnhardt rallies for career-best NASCAR finish

Jeffrey Earnhardt’s career-best NASCAR Xfinity Series finish included a run-in with the wall and a visit to the infield care center.

David Hoots returns to race control - to call eNASCAR race

Former NASCAR race director David Hoots will return to the control tower on Sunday to call the first race of the eNASCAR Heat Pro League.

Bubba Wallace: “I haven’t had this much fun in a long time”

First, Bubba Wallace raced his way into the All Star Race and and then came home with top-five finish.

NASCAR Truck teams to honor Mike Mittler at Charlotte

When the Gander Outdoors Truck Series races Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway every team will honor former team owner Mike Mittler.

Timothy Peters returns to RBR for Charlotte Truck race

Veteran Timothy Peters will compete in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Ricky Benton Racing.

Kyle Busch unveils patriotic Coca-Cola 600 paint scheme

Kyle Busch, the defending Coca-Cola 600 race winner was joined by some special guests as he debuted his paint scheme, including the name of the fallen soldier he’ll honor on his car this year.

"It's short-track racing in the infield" on the Charlotte Roval

Joey Logano and A.J. Allmendinger agree the Charlotte Roval course will produce plenty of on-track action, which should make it a ‘must see’ event for NASCAR fans.

Drivers cheating chicane prompt change to Charlotte Roval

NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway were forced to alter the Roval course’s backstretch chicane to prevent drivers from cheating the course.

Charlotte Motor Speedway unveils race lengths for Roval races

Charlotte Motor Speedway officially unveiled the lengths of its two NASCAR races which will compete on its “roval” course in September.

Joe Gibbs believes Kyle Busch "has unusual talent"

Nobody appreciates Kyle Busch’s racing talent more than his team owner, Joe Gibbs, who has enjoyed enormous success in both the NFL and NASCAR.

What we learned from two weeks of NASCAR racing at Charlotte

After two weeks of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, what did we learn?

Truex fights back for second in the 600: "It was just a battle"

Martin Truex Jr. rebounded from two pit road penalties to finish runner-up in the Coca-Cola 600.

Jimmie Johnson: Top-five "feels good, but damn, I want to win"

Jimmie Johnson came home fifth in Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway for just his second top-five finish of the season.

Kyle Busch cruises to first Charlotte win, dominating the Coke 600

Kyle Busch is finally a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race winner at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch continues Coke 600 domination, winning Stage 3

Kyle Busch made it three-for-three as he claimed the Stage 3 victory in Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch dominates Stage 2 of the Coke 600

Kyle Busch’s dominance continued with the Stage 2 victory in Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch wins Stage 1 of the Coke 600; Harvick wrecks

Kyle Busch cruised to victory in Stage 1 of Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Coke 600: Starting lineup in pictures

Take a look at the full starting lineup for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR's longest race.

NASCAR to honor fallen service members in Coke 600

Brad Keselowski will honor a North Carolina native as all NASCAR Cup Series drivers will carry the name of a fallen soldier on windshield during Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600.

Brad Keselowski holds off Custer to win Xfinity race at Charlotte

Brad Keselowski is now a perfect two-for-two in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season.

Erik Jones fastest in final NASCAR Cup practice before Coke 600

Erik Jones led the way in the final practice before Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch still searching for elusive first Cup win at Charlotte

There are few things Kyle Busch has failed to accomplish in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career but a points-paying race victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway remains one of them.

NASCAR Roundtable: Evaluating the All-Star Race aero package

On this week's NASCAR Roundtable, our team evaluates the aero package used for the All-Star Race, which resulted in a massive increase in green-flag passes.

Alex Labbe happy with how first Xfinity season has gone so far

Former NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion Alex Labbe is a solid contender for rookie of the year in the Xfinity Series.

Kyle Busch earns pole position for the Coke 600 at Charlotte

Kyle Busch is still looking for his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway but he’s off to a good start this weekend.

Daniel Suarez believes first Cup win "can happen any time"

The Coca-Cola 600 has a penchant for producing first-time winners in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Daniel Suarez would like to be next.

Denny Hamlin fastest in Thursday's lone Coke 600 practice

Denny Hamlin powered to the top of the speed chart near the conclusion of Thursday’s lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session.

Harvick: All-Star Race package created racing reminiscent of IROC

The All-Star Race aero package resulted in 38 green-flag passes for the lead, compared to zero during the 2017 event.

Bowman "frustrated" by other drivers taking advantage of him

Alex Bowman was frustrated following Saturday night's All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

All-Star Race package passes the "eye test," says NASCAR

NASCAR officials liked what they saw of the new aero package in Saturday night’s All-Star Race but aren’t ready to instantly promote its wide-spread use.

Daniel Suarez finishes second: "It hurts to be close and not get it"

With NASCAR’s new aero package, there were few cars that remained up front throughout Saturday night’s Monster Energy All-Star Race but Daniel Suarez was one of them.

Kevin Harvick adds All-Star Race win to dream season

Kevin Harvick now has a million reasons to like NASCAR’s new aero package.

Bowman, Suarez, Allmendinger and Elliott advance to All-Star Race

Three stage winners of the Monster Energy Open and the fan’s choice transferred into Saturday night’s NASCAR All-Star Race.

Kenseth: All-Star Race pole a "huge positive" for Roush

Matt Kenseth got a rude awakening in his first race back with Roush Fenway Racing last weekend but the tide has turned quickly at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Kenseth earns pole for the All-Star Race; Roush locks out front row

Now this is a return to NASCAR competition much more to Matt Kenseth’s liking.

Kevin Harvick fastest in very short All-Star Race practice

Kevin Harvick was fastest in what turned out to be a much-shortened practice session in preparation for the NASCAR All-Star Race.

Doug Randolph guides Dalton Sargeant through rookie Trucks season

As Dalton Sargeant continues his rookie season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driving for GMS Racing he continues to seek input from all those around him.

Timothy Peters returns to NASCAR Trucks with Ricky Benton Racing

The No. 92 truck to carry decal in support of More Than a Cape for pediatric cancer research Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Goodyear makes tire change for NASCAR All-Star Race

In light of the introduction of a new aerodynamic rules package, Goodyear has made some changes to the tires for this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race.

Pedregon scores first win in four years

Cruz Pedregon won at Charlotte’s zMax Dragway’s Four-wide Nationals after a 92-race drought in Funny Car, as Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycles) took the other wins.

Daniel Hemric cuts vacation short for first chance in Cup car

Daniel Hemric got a crash course in driving a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car this week and thankfully it was not a literal one.

Truex overcomes adversity for sixth Cup win of ‘17

Martin Truex Jr. gutted out his sixth win of the season on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

How Jimmie Johnson avoided a pit road penalty from NASCAR

A late-race pit road miscue slowed Jimmie Johnson’s charge to the front Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but the situation might have been worse.

Late-race contact robs Larson of shot at Charlotte win

Give Kyle Larson a challenge and the driver of the No. 42 Ganassi Racing will not disappoint.

Kyle Busch's winning streak ends at Charlotte infield care center

Kyle Busch entered Charlotte Motor Speedway fresh off two consecutive victories but his post-race trip Sunday ended being to the infield care center rather than Victory Lane.

First win continues to elude Elliott, scoring sixth runner-up finish

Chase Elliott scored his sixth second-place finish of his career on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway and is second consecutive runner-up finish.

Harvick's optimism grows: "I feel like we can run with anybody now"

A slow pit stop may have hurt Kevin Harvick’s chances at a win Sunday but the speed his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford showed may have made up for it.

Truex takes Charlotte win in two-lap shootout

Martin Truex Jr. wasn’t expecting to be a contender at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday.

Harvick dominates Stage 2 at Charlotte, Kyle Busch crashes

Kevin Harvick made a clean sweep of the first two stages at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday.