NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. grew up watching his father race at Charlotte Motor Speedway as he and others raced plastic cars down the road course. Despite his long history at the track, he has never won a points race at CMS. This Sunday he will be ra
An airplane hangar became a showplace for NASCAR personalities, casino games, loud music and awareness of children with cancer on Wednesday as Sherry Pollex and her boyfriend NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. hosted a Catwalk for a Cause casino night and charity event. Pollex a cancer survivor is a driving force for the event and has worked tirelessly. All proceeds from the evening go to cancer research.
NASCAR driver Aric Almirola was determined to keep his promise to Devin on Wednesday by walking him down the runway during the Catwalk for a cause event at Statesville Municipal Airport. Almirola suffered a compression fracture of the vertebra when he was involved in a fiery crash during last weekend's Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Charlene LaPensee began painting NASCAR theme segments on the couple's RV in 2012. Today she is painting the Young Guns of racing while parked on the grounds of Charlotte Motor Speedway. Charlene and husband, Bernie are from Ontario, Canada and thus far this year have been to the Daytona 500, Volusia County in Florida for dirt track racing, toured the NASCAR Hall of Fame, race shops and testing at CMS. The couple will attend this Saturday's All Star race and then head north following Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 on May 28th.
NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth takes soldiers from Fort Bragg on a fast drive around the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway in a Toyota Camry pace car on Thursday, May 11. The track revealed some prerace activities for the May 28 Coca-Cola 600.
Goodyear gave Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Maj. Paul Siverson a ride in their iconic blimp at Daytona International Speedway before the Daytona 500. But, they didn’t tell him that Dale Earnhardt Jr. would be his pilot. Earnhardt Jr. also presented Siverson with a special donation from Goodyear to support the foundation NCServes.