HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS NOTES: 2020 NASCAR CUP SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP

THIRD-YOUNGEST: With his victory today at Phoenix Raceway, Chase Elliott clinched the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series title and became the third-youngest champion at the top level of stock-car racing at 24 years, 11 months and 11 days old.

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Jimmie Johnson Unveils Chrome Ally Chevrolet For Final Race as a Full-time NASCAR Cup Series Driver

CONCORD, N.C. — On Tuesday, Jimmie Johnson unveiled the sleek ride he will drive for his final race as a full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver at Phoenix Raceway.

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HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS SIGNS KYLE LARSON – TEAM TO REINTRODUCE FLAGSHIP NO. 5 CHEVROLET IN 2021

CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2020) – Hendrick Motorsports this morning signed driver Kyle Larson to a multi-year contract that will see him join the 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions beginning with the 2021 racing season. He will pilot the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, which the organization will field for the first time since 2017.

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Hunt Brothers Pizza Racing: Kevin Harvick Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 Advance and Team Report

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (May 29, 2020) – Kevin Harvick will compete in his fifth race in 15 days on Sunday, May 31 in the Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. That’s a lot of races in 15 days, but not for someone like Harvick.   The driver of the No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) drove in four races in eight days back in 2007.   It was the year of the great rainout at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.…

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Christopher Bell – No. 95 JBL Toyota Camry Preview – Bristol Motor Speedway

No. 95 JBL Toyota Camry News and Notes: Bell at Bristol: Christopher Bell has four NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) starts at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) including one win a year ago in the spring race.  In addition to the victory, Bell has two top-five and two top-10 finishes in his four starts and has led 110 laps.  Bell also has three NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series (NGOTS) starts at the 0.533-mile speedway, earning one pole and two top-10 finishes. Season Refresh: In the last four races Bell has increased his average finish…

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Chevy’s Chase Elliott Victorious At Rain-Delayed Charlotte NASCAR COVID-19 Race

Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, celebrates his victory Thursday, May 28, 2020 during the rain-delayed NASCAR Cup Series Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. This is the second NASCAR Cup Series race within a few days at an empty Charlotte Speedway, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo for Chevy Racing by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)  

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Buescher Comes Home 22nd at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (May 28, 2020) – After earning a valuable stage point by finishing 10th in the first stage of racing Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Chris Buescher and the No. 17 Fastenal team battled a tight handling car to a 22nd -place finish in the second race at the 1.5-mile track this week.    The team got off to a fast start, rolling off the grid 11th and holding position through the first caution of the race on lap one. At lap 29, another caution flag flew for lightning in the area and the team came down pit road for a 75-minute red flag delay. When the caution flag was displayed again, the No. 17 team…

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Kevin Harvick Alsco Uniforms 500k Advance and Team Report

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (May 26, 2020) – Kevin Harvick has started seven NASCAR Cup Series races in 2020 and has one win, five top-fives and has finished in the top-10 at every one.   It took a late caution and a heck of a drive by the veteran to keep that streak alive in Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway.   Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Busch Light Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), was off all night and was running between 12th and 16th during much…

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Christopher Bell – No. 95 Procore Toyota Camry Preview – Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

No. 95 Procore Toyota Camry News and Notes: Bell at Charlotte: Christopher Bell, a rookie contender in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS), will make his second Cup start at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) Wednesday evening.  Bell made his first NCS start at CMS on Sunday earning a ninth-place finish. NXS at Charlotte: Bell has three NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) starts at CMS earning two top-five and two top-10 finishes.  Last year at CMS Bell dominated early in the race, earning the pole position and leading 33 of 45 laps in the opening…

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FedEx Racing Express Facts – Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Coca-Cola 600 Recap: Denny Hamlin’s shot at a Coca-Cola 600 victory was all but eliminated before the green flag even waved Sunday, when the #11 had to return to pit road during the pace laps after losing ballast weights. The blocks of tungsten, which are required for the car to meet minimum weight, fell out of the FedEx #SupportSmall Toyota as the car rolled off pit road at Charlotte Motor Speedway to begin the pace laps. NASCAR ordered Hamlin back to pit road so the team could replace the weight…

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