Four Times For Five Time – Johnson Stands Alone In All-Star History

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C.—The Brothers Busch won the first four segments of Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but Jimmie Johnson took the one the counted—the 10-lap dash to the finish—and continued to build his legacy, not to mentioned his bank account. Speeding away from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne after a …

Tyler Young On Track at Charlotte For Friday Night’s NCWTS NC Education Lottery 200 Battle

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Mooresville, N.C. – (May 17, 2013 – Young’s Motorsports PR) Tyler Young is at Charlotte Motor Speedway this morning practicing for tonight’s NC Education Lottery 200 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Tonight’s race is the Texas native’s first attempt at Charlotte and the 23-year-old was very excited about the opportunity. “I haven’t raced on a track like Charlotte …

Charlotte Race Week is NASCAR Paradise and More

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It’s a great week to be alive and to be a RaceChaser.  It’s the perfect week to be a RaceChaser who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. When racin’ folk think of Charlotte, most think of NASCAR and that’s as it should be.  After all, Charlotte is the roots of stock car racing’s guiding light.  As a journalist, driver coach and …

Short Track and NASCAR Legend Dick Trickle Dies

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May 16, 2013  By Tom Baker – RaceChaser Online Managing Editor. It’s always sad when you lose a legend.  It’s even sadder when they take their own life. One of racing’s all-time greats may have chosen to do just that today.  Charlotte, North Carolina CBS affiliate WBTV.com is reporting that NASCAR and Short-Track Legend Dick Trickle has died at the …

Shane Lee 2nd and 4th In Hickory Action

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(Hickory, N.C.) -Shane Lee got a little closer on Saturday to getting back to victory lane at Hickory Motor Speedway. He finished second in the Limited Late Model division and fourth in the NASCAR Late Model 100-lap main. “We had the fastest car in the Limited feature I think,” Shane said after the night was over. “But we couldn’t get …