The Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL will host the WeatherTech Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes in a 100-minute race as part of the NASCAR event weekend, Oct. 9-10, at the facility. This event will replace the Lime Rock Park race previously scheduled for Sept. 11-12.
The track was also one of the inaugural tracks to host what is now become the NASCAR Xfinity Series hosting as many as five events a year in the early days of the series. Former competitors joining Ingram and Houston who both won there eight times throughout their careers were Setzer, Robert Pressley, L.D. Otinger, […]
It was another rough race for Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who rebounded from three poor finishes with a fourth-place Thursday night at Charlotte. He was running decently near the end of the stage until contact from Johnson triggered a multi-car accident and knocked four drivers, Stenhouse included, out of the race.
“The good drivers and good race teams are going to win. That’s the bottom line. They’re challenging to drive. You’ve got to use both feet. You go to Kansas (with the 550-horsepower package) and all you’ve got to use is the right foot, so (the 750 package) gives a driver more tools to work with. You’ve got to think things […]
“We just kind of were second there to the 2 (Keselowski),” Hamlin said. “We could really do well on restarts and we were going back-and-forth. Wow, that was some really, really good short track racing there. Hopefully the fans liked what they saw there with me and the 2 for most of the day. Some […]
Kyle Busch — Reigning champion finished last after a tire went down and he hit the wall early in the race. It marked his third Cup finish of 30th or worse in the last eight races. He remains winless this season in Cup.
Kevin Harvick beat Denny Hamlin in a door-banging finish in last year’s race. They enter this weekend as the top two drivers. Hamlin has won a series-high five races this season, including last week’s race at Kansas Speedway. Harvick has four wins this season. Harvick has won the past two races at New Hampshire and […]
The points were jumbled by Saturday’s results. Tyler Reddick climbed from seventh to third in the points (behind Christopher Bell and Daniel Hemric) after placing ninth in Saturday’s race. Cole Custer went from ninth to fourth in the points after finishing seventh in the race. Justin Allgaier, who spun after contact from Cindric and placed […]
TV/RADIO: NBCSN will televise the race. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. with NASCAR America, followed by Countdown to Green at 2:30 p.m. and the race broadcast. Performance Racing Network’s radio coverage will begin at 2 p.m. and also can be heard at goprn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the broadcast.
Joey Logano – finished fourth: “It was an okay day. (Crew chief) Paul (Wolfe) put together a great car for me, something that was pretty competitive. I thought maybe it was something we could win with if we had the track position right. We scored a few stage points. It was a somewhat uneventful day. […]