Tag: Victory

Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

| November 13, 2017 | 1 Comment
Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

45-year old Matt Kenseth has experienced a rollercoaster-ride like none other in what will most likely be his final year competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The Cambridge, WI native broke the news back in July at Kentucky Speedway that he wouldn’t be returning to compete at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018 as […]

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Kevin Harvick sweeps Sonoma races

| June 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick sweeps Sonoma races

Kevin Harvick couldn’t have asked for a better race weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The driver of the No.4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet was one of three drivers with a unique shot at capturing two trophies this weekend at the 1.99-mile course; and that’s exactly what he did. In a sort of throwback adventure, Harvick entered into Saturday’s […]

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Jimmie Johnson wins a thrilling race in Bristol

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jimmie Johnson wins a thrilling race in Bristol

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers weren’t able to compete in Bristol on Sunday due to rain-filled weather, but that didn’t stop them from putting on a fantastic show once they finally hit the track on Monday afternoon. Kyle Larson led the field to the green flag for the Food City 500 after earning […]

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Joey Logano nabs victory in wild Clash race

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Joey Logano nabs victory in wild Clash race

The 2017 NASCAR season got off to a wild start in the preseason race on Sunday morning at Daytona International Speedway. The Clash, which is a non-points event, featured a 17-car field that put on quite the display of action and intensity. Mother Nature reared her ugly head on Saturday night as rain forced the […]

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Johnny Sauter crowned 2016 NASCAR Truck champion

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Johnny Sauter crowned 2016 NASCAR Truck champion

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has grown a reputation for showcasing spectacular racing events, and that was the case once again in the season finale race on Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Four drivers; Matt Crafton, Johnny Sauter, Christopher Bell, and Timothy Peters entered the Ford EcoBoost 200 with a shot at the championship, […]

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Harvick captures clutch victory at Kansas

| October 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Harvick captures clutch victory at Kansas

Kevin Harvick entered Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway in a hole in the points after experiencing technical issues during last weekend’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With next weekend’s knockout event at Talladega Superspeedway looming, Harvick and the other Chase drivers knew they had to perform well on Sunday – and the Bakersfield, CA native […]

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Soccer stays perfect at home, beat Monarchs in C-USA opener

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Soccer stays perfect at home, beat Monarchs in C-USA opener

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team stayed perfect at home in their Conference USA opener with a 2-1 victory over the Old Dominion Monarchs Sunday afternoon, getting a goal from their star Martha Thomas and rising-star Megan Greene. “We’re delighted to get the first conference win of the season,” said coach John Cullen. “I thought today […]

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Volleyball captures two wins in 4-game, weeklong slate

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball captures two wins in 4-game, weeklong slate

  Charlotte 2, USC Upstate 3 After winning the first two sets (23-25, 16-25) in a best-of-five match against USC Upstate Tuesday night, the 49ers failed to pick up another victory over the next three sets (26-24, 25-17, 15-12), losing an absolute heartbreaker on the road to fall to .500 (5-5) on the season. The […]

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Martin Truex Jr. captures storybook Southern 500 victory

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Martin Truex Jr. captures storybook Southern 500 victory

DARLINGTON, SC – In need of a storybook event? Look no further than the 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. The entire NASCAR world took a step back into the past for Sunday night’s Sprint Cup Series race. A large majority of the cars were adorned in throwback paint schemes, honoring those who had […]

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Sandberg lifts Charlotte over Mercer 2-1

| September 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sandberg lifts Charlotte over Mercer 2-1

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team (3-2, 0-0 C-USA) defeated the Mercer Bears 2-1 Friday night at a very wet Transamerica Field, led by goals from Preseason Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year, Martha Thomas, and Swedish freshman Sara Sandberg, her first goal as a 49er. “Mercer and ourselves had a really close game […]

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Kevin Harvick conquers The Last Great Coliseum

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick conquers The Last Great Coliseum

BRISTOL, Tennessee – Kevin Harvick was in twenty-fourth when the green flag dropped on Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops/NRA 500. When it was all said and done nearly 23 hours later on Sunday, he wound up crossing the finish line ahead of the rest of the field. Mother Nature wreaked more than her fair share […]

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Tony Stewart finds his way back to victory lane at Sonoma

| June 26, 2016 | 2 Comments
Tony Stewart finds his way back to victory lane at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. – In 2015, Kyle Busch had to miss multiple races early on in the season due to an injury he suffered before the start of the Cup season. This year, Tony Stewart was forced to the sideline with an injury before the start of the season, also missing multiple events. What do they […]

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Busch finds luck at Kansas

| May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Busch finds luck at Kansas

At Kansas Speedway, if it weren’t for bad luck, Kyle Busch would have no luck. In his first sixteen starts at the 1.5-mile track, the Las Vegas native only acquired two top-5 finishes, with an average finish just over 20 spots back from the top of the field. From blown tires to getting caught up […]

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Carl Edwards wins feel-good race at Bristol.

| April 17, 2016 | 1 Comment
Carl Edwards wins feel-good race at Bristol.

Beaten-up cars, emotion-filled drivers, numerous cautions, close bumper-to-bumper racing. Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway lived up to what fans have come to expect when NASCAR rolls into the famed half-mile oval. Carl Edwards led the field to the green flag for the 500 lap race, and was able to keep his nose […]

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