NSCS: Say It Ain’t So; All-Star Qualifying Rained Out, Harvick Starts on Pole

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CONCORD, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — NASCAR photo — Mother Nature was nice to Charlotte Motor Speedway for most of Saturday. But, the sunny skies were no more when the rains came. Thunderstorms from the west headed towards CMS and a deluge hovered over the speedway, forcing NASCAR officials to cancel All-Star qualifying …

NSCS: Power Moves for A Million Dollars; Bayne, Larson Transfer Into All-Star Race; Biffle, Elliott and Patrick Get In

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CONCORD, N.C. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Tom Baker photos — The 10 Days of Thunder at Charlotte Motor Speedway kicked off Saturday morning with a bang. Friday rains weren’t going to stop the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers from getting on track for a full-slate of racing. The rain-delayed Sprint Showdown featured beating-and-banging, …

NASCAR: Rain, Rain Go Away; Friday Action at Charlotte Postponed One Day

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Due to persistent rain, NASCAR has been forced to postpone Friday night’s Sprint Showdown and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ North Carolina Education Lottery 200 to Saturday. Weather permitting, the revised schedule is as follows: Sprint Showdown practice will …

NSCS: Hoping to Get In; Blaney Set for Saturday Morning Sprint Showdown

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Gray Sutherland — Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — As the rain continued to pour outside Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, Ryan Blaney and his No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford sat anxiously awaiting the opportunity to qualify for their first NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race together. The 22-year-old has fond memories of …

NSCS: Dale Jr.’s Patriotic Mountain Dew Scheme Revealed for Sprint All-Star Race in May

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CONCORD, N.C. — official release — Hendrick Motorsports photo — The NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race is a time when many special paint schemes are unveiled to shine under the lights at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Mountain Dew Chevrolet SS joins those ranks this year, with a special patriotic look for the No. 88.  The newly announced livery showcases various …

AUDIO/RECAP: Super Stop; Denny Hamlin Grabs Million Dollar-Victory in Sprint All-Star Race

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CONCORD, N.C. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Audio by Kyle Magda and Jacob Seelman — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Denny Hamlin earned the No. 1 pit stall by winning the pole for Saturday night’s 31st annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. Little did Hamlin know that it would also earn him a …

NSCS: Another Busch Eligible; Kyle Granted Championship Waiver

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR announced today that Kyle Busch will remain eligible to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Busch will qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by meeting all requirements of eligibility excluding Rule 17.6.2.1.a, which requires a driver to start …

NSCS: Chasing a Spot; Elliott to Compete in Sprint Showdown

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — Hendrick Motorsports already has four cars eligible for this year’s Sprint All-Star Race. Chase Elliott hopes he can make it five. On Tuesday, the organization announced that Elliott will run in the Sprint Showdown with a chance to earn his way into the All-Star Race. “I …

Four Times For Five Time – Johnson Stands Alone In All-Star History

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C.—The Brothers Busch won the first four segments of Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but Jimmie Johnson took the one the counted—the 10-lap dash to the finish—and continued to build his legacy, not to mentioned his bank account. Speeding away from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne after a …