Drive for the Cure 250 Tag

By David Morgan, Associate Editor CONCORD, N.C. – AJ Allmendinger cemented his place as the king of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval in Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250, winning his third straight race on the 2.28-mile, 17-turn road course. “I’m just proud of everybody at Kaulig Racing,” Allmendinger said amid cheers of ‘AJ! AJ! AJ!’ from the crowd. “The big picture is championship, but getting another win – three in a row here at the Roval, it means the world to me…What an awesome day. “It takes me back toRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service A.J. Allmendinger prevailed in a hard-fought NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race that ended in overtime on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL Saturday evening. After a long afternoon negotiating the road course in rainy weather against a field of drivers with championship hopes on the line, the veteran edged 22-year old Noah Gragson by a mere .446-seconds in a rooster-tail run to the checkered flag. It marked the second win of the season for Allmendinger in the No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet and his secondRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer How ’bout that Roval race boys and girls? It was one of those days where rain wasn’t such a burden for NASCAR because the Xfinity Series ran under wet conditions during Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. To no one’s surprise, it brought tremendous unpredictability and in the end, A.J. Allmendinger reigned supreme and will go down into the record books as the sport’s “Rainmaster.” "I don't know what we just witnessed."@AJDinger on racing, and winning, on @CLTMotorSpdwy's ROVALRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – A mid-race spin at the treacherous Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval was not enough to keep Ryan Truex from a top-10 finish. At the start of the final stage, Truex found his No. 8 Marquis Chevrolet Camaro SS just in front of a four-wide battle. Tyler Reddick wheel-hopped into turn one and tapped the JR Motorsports driver. Truex spun in front of the field. Somehow, as John Hunter Nemechek and Ray Black, Jr. also spun, Truex emerged unscathed. Now mired deep in theRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor CONCORD, N.C. – A year ago, Chase Briscoe was celebrating his first NASCAR Xfinity Series win in Victory Lane at Charlotte Motor Speedway after conquering the ROVAL. On Saturday, he looked to be gunning for a repeat trip, but ran into speed bumps along the way and had to settle for a ninth-place finish. Starting on pole, Briscoe led every lap of Stage 1 en route to the stage win, flexing his muscles early on. Briscoe continued his strong run with a runner-up finish inRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor CONCORD, N.C. – Coming back from adversity at road courses seems to be Tyler Reddick’s forte and once again, the Richard Childress Racing ace had to rebound after issues early in Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 at Charlotte Motor Speedway After starting second, the winner of five NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2019, looked to be in prime position to battle for win No. 6 on the treacherous ROVAL layout. That is until the field reached the backstretch chicane on the first lap ofRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C. – AJ Allmendinger stole the thunder from a series of intense battles among NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff drivers to win Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. Allmendinger muscled his way past series leader Christopher Bell as the cars climbed from the infield section onto the banking on Lap 48 of 67 and held the top spot through three subsequent restarts in the action-filled second race of the Xfinity Round of 12. The road course aceRead More

Posted On September 28, 2019By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Career Day for Labbe at the Roval

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR Pinty’s Series regular Alex Labbe turned heads with his best career finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Labbe battled with Xfinity Playoff drivers Justin Allgaier and Noah Gragson in the three-lap run to the finish at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. The No. 90 Larue / Hotel Le Concord Chevrolet SS challenged the juggernauts from JR Motorsports. Labbe excelled on the infield portion of the track. The DGM Racing entry was down on power on the oval portion of the track.Read More