NASCAR Announces Nominees for NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2020, Landmark Award


UNKNOWN: Red Vogt poses circa 1950 next to one of the Modified stock cars he worked on during his long career in which he became NASCAR’s first “master mechanic.” Vogt is also considered to be the individual that came up with the moniker “National Association for Stock Car Automobile Racing” when NASCAR was formed in 1948. Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images

Ard, Bonnett, Panch, Paschal, Stewart, Vogt nominated for first time

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 13, 2019) — NASCAR announced Wednesday the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Preview


Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are revving up for their longest race of the season in the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 28th at 6 pm ET. Television coverage is on FOX at 5:30 pm ET with radio coverage on PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

Fourth Stage Implemented for Coca-Cola 600

Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will feature a fourth stage. Each stage will last 100 laps. Stage 1 will end on lap 100, Stage 2 on lap 200, Stage 3 on lap 300 and Stage 4 on lap 400. Continue reading

Truex’s Luck Turns with Dominating NASCAR Sprint Cup Win in Coca Cola 600

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The heartbreak kid survived 600 miles without another broken heart.

Instead, Martin Truex Jr. broke records in Sunday night’s victory in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, a race in which the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota set new standards for domination.

Truex led 392 of 400 laps, most ever in NASCAR’s longest Sprint Cup Series race. He spent 588 of 600 miles at the front of the field, most ever in a single race in NASCAR history.

And when it was over, Truex had his first victory of the season, the fourth of his career and an all-but-guaranteed berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Perhaps more important, Truex erased a litany of crushing disappointments that continued into this season and ruined potential winning efforts at Texas, Kansas and Dover. Continue reading