Tag: Victory

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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Oscar-deserving race in California

| March 20, 2016 | 1 Comment
Oscar-deserving race in California

“You buy the whole seat but you only need the edge.” That pretty much sums up the kind of action that played out again at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday. NASCAR’s final event of its three race “West Coast Swing” saw big wrecks, exciting racing, and an overtime finish, in a spectacle that is already […]

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Keselowski wins wild race in Las Vegas

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Keselowski wins wild race in Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski hit the jackpot and took home the checkered flag Sunday in one of the wackiest races in NASCAR history. Las Vegas is known for being a place full of surprises and unknowns, and everyone in the racing world saw it come to fruition on Sunday. It has become a commonplace that if NASCAR […]

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Johnson gambles his way to Atlanta victory

| February 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Johnson gambles his way to Atlanta victory

NASCAR heads to Las Vegas next weekend, but today in Atlanta, @JimmieJohnson proved that a gamble can pay off anywhere. The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 started off with a lot of anticipation, being the first 1.5-mile race with the new 2016 low-downforce package. The package was hoped to bring back tire conservation, loose racecars, […]

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Jimmie Johnson captures the checkered, excitement grows in Texas

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jimmie Johnson captures the checkered, excitement grows in Texas

After weeks of controversies and disputes, Texas Motor Speedway provided some refreshment to racing fans. NASCAR headed to the Lone Star State for the running of the AAA Texas 500, the second race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase. With only two races left before the championship finale at Homestead-Miami, the drivers left in […]

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Martinsville’s veers, tears and cheers

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Martinsville’s veers, tears and cheers

From crashing and spinning, to pissed off drivers, and a teary-eyed man in Victory Lane; Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race had a little bit of everything. Joey Logano earned his sixth pole award of the season and started first in Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Early on in the event it was […]

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Harvick causes controversy in NASCAR’s elimination race at Talladega

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Harvick causes controversy in NASCAR’s elimination race at Talladega

NASCAR may have gotten more drama than it bargained for in Sunday’s running of the Camping World 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Aside from the white knuckle pack racing that the 2.66-mile track creates, it was an elimination race, putting added stress on the teams that were racing for one of the seven remaining spots in […]

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