By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C.— Winless in his last seven starts in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series, Kyle Busch broke what was for him a major drought with a victory in Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C.—Needless to say, Carl Edwards loved the new qualifying format for Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race. Benefiting from a high-speed trip down pit road and a quick pit stop during the unique three-lap regimen in Friday’s time trials, Edwards won the pole for the 29th running of NASCAR’s [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Is winning Bruton Smith’s $1-million bonus a realistic possibility? CONCORD, N.C.— Kyle Busch calls it a 300-to-1 shot. Jimmie Johnson, on the other hand, doesn’t discount the prospect of winning Bruton’s Big Bonus nearly that much. Track owner Bruton Smith, chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc., has offered a $1-million [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Former short-track ace Dick Trickle died Thursday at age 71 from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Lincoln County (N.C.) Sheriff’s Department.
NASCAR Wire Service No points, no problem: Two million reasons the All-Star Race will have a checkers-or-wreckers feel to it No matter how you slice it, this year’s running of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (7:30 p.m. ET, SPEED) at Charlotte Motor Speedway promises plenty of action and unbridled speed as 22 drivers vie for [...]