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Charlotte Motor Speedway

Laid-Back Charlotte, NC - at 170 MPH in an Indy car!

James M. Clash | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

Charlotte is known by most tourists for its laid-back, southern charm. But to auto racing fans it's the capital of NASCAR, with its famous "Hall of Fame Museum" downtown.

WATCH: Danica Involved In Crash With Boyfriend

AP | STEVE REED | Posted 05.27.2013 | Sports

CONCORD, N.C. -- Well, this could be a relationship tester. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. nudged girlfriend Danica Patrick on lap 319 of the Coca-Cola 600, sen...

10 Fans Injured At NASCAR Race

AP | STEVE REED | Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

CONCORD, N.C. — Charlotte Motor Speedway said 10 fans were injured Sunday at the Coca-Cola 600 and three of them were taken to the hospital afte...

Hamlin Captures Pole With Record-Setting Lap

AP | STEVE REED | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports

CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin isn't ready to say he's back, even after winning the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 with a record-setting qualifying la...

Dems Find A Way To Annoy NASCAR Crowd

Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

Yesterday, Democratic officials announced that they were pulling the plug on their convention kickoff event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord...

How Do NASCAR Drivers Eat During 600-Mile Race?

AP | STEVE REED | Posted 05.26.2012 | Sports

CONCORD, N.C. -- Six hours and 600 miles is a long time to spend in race car. So what do NASCAR drivers do when the stomach starts grumbling in the...

Danica: indy 500 Is Like 'Ex-Husband'

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 07.26.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With Danica Patrick in North Carolina racing stock cars, the Indianapolis 500 will go off on Sunday without an American woman in...

Carl Edwards Rallies For Nationwide Victory

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sprint Cup points leader Carl Edwards moved in front on a late restart and held off Kyle Busch on the final lap to win his eig...

WATCH: Blind Man Fulfills Car-Racing Dream

Posted 12.07.2011 | Impact

Though Ronnie Presnell lost his vision in a car accident 13 years ago, he never lost sight of his dream to race his 1968 Chevrolet Camaro. After Pr...