Speedway Motorsports officials announced that Charlotte Motor Speedway Business Development Executive Graham Smith has been named Managing Director of U.S. Legend Cars International.
After a 579-day hiatus amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the NHRA’s 11,000-horsepower, nitro burning machines will once again roar to life at the Bellagio of drag strips when the NGK NTK NHRA 4-Wide Nationals return to zMAX Dragway May 14-16. In accordance with state and local restrictions, seating capacity will be limited and new safety protocols will be in place to ensure the safety and well-being of fans, drivers, teams and staff in attendance
In a NASCAR season marked by historical firsts, the 36th running of the NASCAR All-Star Race will move 159 miles northwest from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the World's Fastest Half-Mile, Bristol Motor Speedway, for the first time. The July 15 prime-time race will include fans in attendance at a Speedway Motorsports facility for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Following the guidance of local and state health officials, U.S. Legend Cars International and Charlotte Motor Speedway have announced that the opening month's schedule for the Summer Shootout will feature back-to-back nights of racing for the first four weeks. In an effort to follow safe social distancing practices, the June events will be contested without fans, and will feature Bandolero racing on Monday nights and Legend Car action each Tuesday night.
After heartbreaking finishes at Darlington last week and Sunday's Coca-Cola 600, Chase Elliott finally turned his luck around with a victory at the Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday.