Coca Cola 600
Charlotte Motor Speedway said 10 fans were injured Sunday at the Coca-Cola 600 and three of them were taken to the hospital after a nylon rope supporting a Fox Sports overhead television camera fell from the grandstands and landed on the track surface.
The Drive Tuesday 5-29-12 Jeff Hammond checks in after the running of the Coca Cola 600, we talk with him about how the car needs to change to make the racing better, why this race turned out to be so dull, and halfway through the season we get his thoughts on how the Chase to the Cup will shape up.
Memorial Day weekend is famous for its racing. The Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 are American traditions and winning one of these two are high on a driver’s wish list.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Republican who wants to become North Carolina’s governor is joining West Virginia’s current governor and a swimsuit model to handle some of the honors ahead of Charlotte’s big NASCAR race.
The Republican who wants to become North Carolina’s governor is joining West Virginia’s current governor and a swimsuit model to handle some of the honors ahead of Charlotte’s big NASCAR race.
In January, on the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, Danica Patrick announced she would skip the Indianapolis 500 in order to race in the Coca-Cola 600. This came as a surprise to many, as it had been rumored her contract to drive full-time for JR Motorsports allowed her to take time off to run the famous race she always spoke fondly of but never won (her highest finish was third in 2009).
Haven’t bought your Coca-Cola 600 tickets yet? GOOD! You’re in luck! Charlotte Motor Speedway wants to give you a chance to sit with the Mac Attack at the race.
With two major events taking place this weekend in Florida, I thought one sport came up short while the other exceeded expectations. NASCAR showed the NBA that this is how you throw a party. So where did basketball go wrong and where did racing go right (or left if you really want to get technical about it)?
The Drive Tuesday 5-31-11- The winner of the Coca-Cola 600 talks with Taylor and Marc about his weekend.