CONCORD, N.C. -- Kurt Busch drove his No. 41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet to the top of the speed charts in the second NASCAR Sprint Cup practice, held Saturday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver ran a 28.002 lap at 192.843 mph. Busch holds the track qualifying record of 198.771 mph, a 27.167 seconds lap, set on Oct. 9, 2014.
CONCORD, N.C. -- In case you missed it, Ty Dillon topped the chart in final XFINITY Series practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 29.778 and a speed of 181.342 mph.
CONCORD, N.C. -- In case you missed it, Erik Jones topped the chart in first XFINITY Series practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 29.808 and a speed of 181.159 mph.
Kurt Busch topped the chart in the first Sprint Cup Series practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 28.002 and a speed of 192.843 mph.
NASCAR will test changes for the 2017 aero package in two races this season in their continuing effort to remove downforce from the cars and improve competition. NASCAR announced Thursday that modifications to the aerodynamic package will be implemented for the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway and the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.
A day-long slate of inclement weather didn’t dampen the fun for race fans who partied in the rain on Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but showers pushed back the exciting Sprint Showdown and the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 to a Saturday showcase of races that will conclude at night with the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, the biggest all-star event in sports.
Rick and Linda Hendrick have established the not-for-profit Hendrick Family Foundation, which is rooted in the belief that people working together can transform the lives of those in need and have a meaningful impact on our communities.