NASCAR Cup Series drivers Kurt Busch, Erik Jones and Bubba Wallace joined 60 breast cancer survivors and supporters, as well as officials from Charlotte Motor Speedway and Blue Cross NC in painting the famed race track’s pit wall pink on Tuesday.
From the opportunity to ride the ROVAL with NASCAR’s Josh Williams or Myatt Snyder to the chance to purchase vintage memorabilia at an all-new legacy shop, Speedway Children’s Charities will offer fans an array of unique opportunities to support area children in need during the Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 weekend, Oct. 6-8.
Top Fuel’s Doug Kalitta stayed undefeated in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs, picking up his second straight win on Sunday at zMAX Dragway. Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) continued his dominant season, while Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) earned his first win of the season and Bob Tasca jumped into the Countdown hunt with a win in Funny Car.
Top Fuel’s Mike Salinas became the first driver in NHRA history to go 300 mph in the 1/8-mile, setting both ends of the track record on Saturday at zMAX Dragway en route to qualifying No. 1 at the 15th annual Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals.
Matt Hagan earns the provisional No. 1 qualifier following Friday night’s opening round at zMAX Dragway with a track record-setting 3.825-second pass followed by Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also earning No. 1 qualifiers.