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PHOTOS: 2017 Bank Of America 500 At Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr. won the Bank of America 500 on Sunday following a thrilling NASCAR Overtime finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The win, which was Truex Jr.’s sixth victory of the 2017 season, guarantees the Furniture Row

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Martin Truex Jr. Wins Bank of America 500 In Overtime Finish At Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr. held off the field in NASCAR Overtime at Charlotte Motor Speedway to win the Bank of America 500, the first race of the Round of 12. Truex Jr. was on his way to the

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Bank Of America 500 Start Time Moved Up To 1:10 p.m. At Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – In an effort to get ahead of the threat of inclement weather, Sunday’s Bank of America 500 start time has been moved up to 1:10 p.m. ET at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Live coverage of the 334-lap NASCAR

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Go To A Backup Car Following Crash In Practice At Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. slapped the wall early in opening practice for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Earnhardt Jr. was rounding Turn 4, when his Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet slid up the

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Charlotte Motor Speedway Reveals Revolutionary Synthetic Turf, Roval Upgrades

CONCORD, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway has added another revolutionary “first” to its illustrious history. During this weekend’s Bank of America 500, fans will notice a new frontstretch chicane developed with the installation of a Sports Fields Inc. synthetic turf. The new chicane and turf

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Track Preparations Underway for Sunday’s Bank of America 500

CONCORD, N.C. – Charlotte Motor Speedway’s infield grass has its iconic Bank of America 500 logo painted and ready as race fans prepare to converge on the speedway for Sunday afternoon’s action-packed return to “Daylight Racing Time.” Alan Jones of the Jones Sign

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Wood Brothers Racing Looks To Recapture Magic Of 1960

CONCORD, N.C. – When Charlotte Motor Speedway hosted its first NASCAR race in June 1960, brothers Glen and Leonard Wood were on hand to help prepare the Holman-Moody Fords driven by Curtis Turner and Bob Welborn. In the days leading up to that inaugural

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Charlotte Motor Speedway Introduces ROVAL For 2018 Bank Of America 500

CONCORD, N.C.  – Known across the world as a trailblazing innovator, Charlotte Motor Speedway ushered in a thrilling new era of excitement with NASCAR’s historic Tuesday scheduling announcement that next year’s Bank of America 500 will be contested on Charlotte’s

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‘Daylight Racing Time’ Returns To Charlotte On Oct. 8

CONCORD, N.C. – “Daylight Racing Time” is back at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Bank of America 500, NASCAR’s homecoming, returns to its original afternoon starting time on Sunday, Oct. 8, in a move geared for on-track competition and a schedule-friendly

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Jimmie Johnson Earns Eighth Win At Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C.– Jimmie Johnson claimed the victory in Sunday’s rain-postponed Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where multiple Chase contenders suffered in crashes and mechanical failures. This was Johnson’s eighth victory at the 1.5-mile oval and his 78th

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