NASCAR News & Notes — Charlotte

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Round Of 12 Starts At Charlotte The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs opens its Round of 12 with Sunday’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (2 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The following drivers advanced following last weekend’s cutoff race at Dover: Martin Truex Jr. (enters Sunday’s race 51... Read More

Clint Bowyer’s Darlington Throwback Paint Scheme Honors NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin

When you make a list of the most successful NASCAR drivers in the last three decades, it doesn’t take long for Mark Martin’s name to rise to the top. The Batesville, Arkansas-native won 40 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, finished second in the championship standings five times and notched five titles in the IROC Series during the course of... Read More

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins second straight plate race in wild Coke Zero 400

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla./July 1, 2017 – The major story of Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final run at his beloved Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet – turned out to be a footnote to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s masterful victory in a war of attrition... Read More

William Byron wins long, action-packed NASCAR XFINITY race at Daytona

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla./July 1, 2017 – In a wild race that ended more than 21 hours after it started, William Byron won his second NASCAR XFINITY Series event in seven days, taking the checkered flag in overtime in Saturday’s weather-delayed Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Byron took the lead from Joey Logano on... Read More