Charlotte Motor Speedway Becomes Pit Stop for Atrium Health Coronavirus Testing

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Atrium Photo — For more than 60 years, Charlotte Motor Speedway has been a place for “firsts.” Today, in yet another first, the speedway has become the first professional sports venue in the country to serve the community as a remote testing site during the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In partnership with the speedway, Atrium …

PODCAST: Northeast Focused Mainly Modifieds Podcast Launches Today

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — A brand new Race Chaser Radio podcast focused on the New England region launches today. Mainly Modifieds, a podcast focusing mostly on modified divisions in the region, will cover the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Tri Track Open Modified Series and more from a busy racing scene. It will also cover some of the region’s top NASCAR Weekly …

Question 48 – Who Fills Jimmie Johnson’s Shoes?

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CONCORD, N.C. – Photo Credit Jared C Tilton/Getty Images  – By now most of you have probably heard today’s big NASCAR news. Jimmie Johnson announced through a video on his social media that 2020 would be his last full season in NASCAR Cup Series competition.  The 7-time Cup series champion will leave a legacy that will likely never be repeated, …

Jimmie Johnson Fastest In Crash Filled Opening Roval Practice

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CONCORD, N.C. – Chris Trotman/Getty Images Photo – Jimmie Johnson saved his fastest lap for the very end of today’s opening practice for Sunday’s Bank Of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Johnson turned a lap of 103.152 MPH to set his Ally Chevrolet atop the scoring pylon. The practice was halted numerous times for spins and crashes.  Denny …

Menard Retiring, DiBenedetto To Join Wood Brothers Racing In 2020

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STUART, VA  – Photo Courtesy Stacy Revere/Getty Images — Wood Brothers Racing, the oldest active NASCAR team and one of the winningest teams in series history, announced today that driver Paul Menard will transition from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) racing after the 2019 season. Matt DiBenedetto will join the team next season and will race the iconic …

RADIO: Motorsports Madness – Debates: Joey Logano, Hallie Deegan

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In this lively episode of Motorsports Madness, Murdock has restart issues, the group reviews Michigan, debates Joey Logano restart move and Jacob tees off on Hallie Deegan’s third bump and run in three winning efforts.

Brenda Jackson, Mother Of Dale Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Passes Away

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. —  JR Motorsports announced Monday afternoon that Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died at age 65 following a battle with cancer. Jackson joined her son’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race team as an accounting specialist in 2004. Her sarcastic sense of humor injected a brand of humor at JR Motorsports that became …

Raceday Roundup: Sunshine, Warmth, and Unknowns

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ATLANTA, Ga. — Photo Courtesy Chris Murdock — The good news from Atlanta Motor Speedway on this raceday morning is that the sun is shining brightly and there is hardly a cloud in the sky.  Temperatures are expected to climb into the 60’s by the time the green flag drops on the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.  This, after two …

PENALTY: DGR Crosley Assessed With Level 6 Penalty For KNPSE Testing Violation

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Car owner (David Gilliland) has been fined $5,000; a loss of 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship Car Owner points for the 2019 NKNPSE Season; has been suspended from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East until the completion of the third NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event; and placed on NASCAR Probation through December 31, 2019. …

McMurray To Race In Daytona 500 With Chip Ganassi Racing, Spire Motorsports

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CONCORD, N.C. — Parade.com Photo –Spire Motorsports, through a partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR), announced today that 2010 Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray will drive the No. 40 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the 2019 Daytona 500. McMurray will be making his 17th start in the “Great American Race”, when the Daytona 500 kicks-off the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup …

Gus Dean Teams With Young’s Motorsports For 2019 Truck Campaign

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards winner Gus Dean (@GusDean) will join Young’s Motorsports full-time for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) season, the Mooresville, N.C.-based team announced on Wednesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte. Dean, a native of Bluffton, S.C., will compete for Rookie of the Year honors in the …