Win advances Johnson in Chase: ‘Good things ahead for us’

From Hendrick Motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — To start the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Jimmie Johnson won two of the first five races. But after his March 20 win in Fontana, California, the driver went 24 races with Victory Lane eluding him. “We don’t sugarcoat things internally,” Johnson said. “Behind closed doors, we’re realists […]

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Harvick Speeds to Bank of America 500 Pole on Bojangles’ Pole Night

From Charlotte Motor Speedway Kevin Harvick made great strides in his bid for a second Bank of America 500 win in the last three years when the 2014 race winner rocketed around Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday with a 27.547-second, 196.029-mph lap to win the pole for the only Saturday night race in the Chase […]

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UniFirst, Hendrick Motorsports strike eight-year agreement

From Hendrick Motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — UniFirst and 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports have reached an eight-year agreement that will make the workwear and textile service company a primary sponsor of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS driven by Kasey Kahne. The contract runs through the year 2023. As the new Official Workwear […]

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Hendrick honored with Jeff Byrd Lifetime Achievement Award

From Hendrick Motorsports MOORESVILLE, N.C. – While Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick might be best known for his success in NASCAR, stock cars aren’t the only form of racing where he has made an impact. That’s why on Wednesday afternoon, Hendrick was honored by the North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame with the Jeff […]

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NASCAR Team Owner, Breast Cancer Survivors, Military Personnel and Country Music Star Among Distinguished Dignitaries Taking Part in Bank of America 500 Weekend

From Charlotte Motor Speedway Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion team owner Joe Gibbs will serve as the honorary pace car driver for Saturday’s 57th annual Bank of America 500 atCharlotte Motor Speedway, joining a diverse list of dignitaries set to take the stage during the action-packed weekend. Gibbs – whose cars won the 1994, […]

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Track Preparations Underway for Saturday’s Bank of America 500

From Charlotte Motor Speedway The track is ready, the infield grass has its iconic Bank of America 500 logo painted and fans from 2,900 cities, 18 countries and all 50 U.S. states are preparing to converge on Charlotte Motor Speedway for Saturday’s adrenaline-filled Bank of America 500, the only Saturday night race in the Chase […]

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Get up close and personal with Dale Jr. No. 88 Special Edition Silverado

From Hendrick Motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — This summer, Hendrick Motorsports introduced the Dale Jr. No. 88 Special Edition Silverado, created with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Now, with Bank of America 500 race week upon us, fans have a chance to see the eye-catching special edition truck up close. From Tuesday morning until Saturday — race day […]

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Kurt Busch Joins Martinsville’s Green Flag Experience Line-up

From Martinsville Speedway Two-time Martinsville winner and the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion is the latest driver added to the Green Flag Experience lineup, prior to the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 on October 30 at Martinsville Speedway. Busch, who won at Martinsville most recently in 2014, joins Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kasey Kahne and his […]

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Dover qualifying canceled; Johnson to lead teammates to green

From Hendrick Motorsports DOVER, Del. — Friday’s qualifying at Dover International Speedway has been canceled due to inclement weather. The starting grid for Sunday’s race — the final one in the Round of 16 of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup — will be set based on the points standings. Jimmie Johnson and Chase […]

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Three top-10 starting positions at Loudon

From Hendrick Motorsports LOUDON, N.H. — Jimmie Johnson, who won the pole at New Hampshire in July, will once again lead his teammates to the Loudon green flag. Johnson earned a fourth-place starting position for Sunday’s race. Johnson attributed the recent speed shown by the No. 48 Lowe’s team to hard work from everybody at […]

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