Coca-Cola 600 http://wfae.org en McMurray Drives To Upset In All-Star Race http://wfae.org/post/mcmurray-drives-upset-all-star-race <p>Jamie McMurray was a 40-to-1 long shot but a late surge helped him to an upset victory in the million-dollar NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night.&nbsp; It was the first big event in 2014 Race Week.&nbsp;</p><p>McMurray was in second place as the race restarted for the 10-lap sprint to the checkered flag. Lined up outside of pole-sitter Carl Edwards, McMurray waged a door-to-door battle with the leader for a lap before he finally cleared Edwards for the lead two laps into the fifth segment.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Sun, 18 May 2014 14:32:44 +0000 David Boraks 51176 at http://wfae.org Thick Nylon Rope Falls, Injures 10 Fans At Charlotte Motor Speedway http://wfae.org/post/thick-nylon-rope-falls-injures-10-fans-charlotte-motor-speedway <p>Ten fans were injured last night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Three were taken to hospitals and later released. They were hurt after a thick nylon rope that was part of an overhead camera system fell over the grandstands.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 15:21:44 +0000 Michael Tomsic 28118 at http://wfae.org Thick Nylon Rope Falls, Injures 10 Fans At Charlotte Motor Speedway Behind The Scenes At The Charlotte Motor Speedway http://wfae.org/post/behind-scenes-charlotte-motor-speedway <p>Roughly 100,000 fans will pour into the Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday evening for the Coca-Cola 600.</p><p>There will also be thousands of people there who aren’t watching the race, driving a car or working in the garages. They’re the volunteers and employees who take care of everything behind the scenes.</p><p> Sun, 26 May 2013 14:12:08 +0000 Michael Tomsic 28062 at http://wfae.org Behind The Scenes At The Charlotte Motor Speedway