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Johnson seeking fifth victory in the Coca-Cola 600

Posted On May 22, 2015

Concord, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Sprint Cup Series will run its longest race of the season -- the Coca-Cola 600 -- this Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. When the series competed at Charlotte one year ago, Jimmie Johnson surpassed NASCAR Hall of Famers Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip for most wins at this 1.5-mile track…

This Week in Auto Racing May 23 – 24

Posted On May 22, 2015

By Chris Symeon, Motorsports Editor (SportsNetwork.com) - Sunday is a full day of racing, beginning with the Monaco Grand Prix followed by the Indianapolis 500 and then the Coca-Coca 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.   VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES Indianapolis 500 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Indianapolis, Indiana After weeks of preparation, 33 drivers are ready…

Gordon joining Fox as full-time NASCAR analyst in 2016

Posted On May 22, 2015

Concord, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Jeff Gordon will join Fox Sports in 2016 to serve as a race analyst full-time for the television network's coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as he will team with play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and analyst Darrell Waltrip in the booth. Fox announced on Thursday that Gordon, a four-time champion…

Kenseth claims pole for Coca-Coca 600 at Charlotte

Posted On May 22, 2015

Concord, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Kenseth will start on the pole for a Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time after winning Thursday night's qualifying for the Coca-Cola 600 -- NASCAR's longest race of the season. Kenseth, the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, made a lap…

Accidents At Indy Raise Safety Concerns

Posted On May 21, 2015

Chris Symeon - Motorsports Editor Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - The Indianapolis 500 has long been one of the biggest auto racing events in the world, but this year's race is being surrounded by safety concerns following several major crashes that have happened during practice. Within the past week, five major accidents have occurred at Indianapolis Motor…