All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coca-Cola 600’

Taya Kyle: Chris Kyle’s Widow Receives Stonewall Jackson Award from NASCAR

Taya Kyle, the widow of Chris Kyle, upon whom the film American Sniper , starring Bradley Cooper, is based, was honored by NASCAR before the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday. She became the first woman ever to receive the Stonewall Jackson Award. According to a report from People magazine, the Stonewall Jackson …

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Jeff Gordon Raced In Coca-Cola 600 Despite Back Spasms

Despite experiencing intense back spasms, Jeff Gordon was determined to take part in the Coca-Cola 600 Nascar race on Sunday. On Saturday, the Sprint Cup points leader had to cut his practice short, after only 11 laps. He tried to continue, but the pain was too much and he told his crew that he simply couldn’t continue. Gordon then climbed …

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Jimmie Johnson Wins NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

Jimmie Johnson, 6-time series champion of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, has experienced his fair share of pressure and stress over the years. In his 14 years as a NASCAR competitor, Johnson has competed in 447 races and has won 67 of them, with the most recent coming in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With Johnson’s 15 percent winning percentage, …

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Boyfriend Wrecks Danica Patrick At Coca-Cola 600

Danica Patrick’s boyfriend, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., was the cause of a wreck that took out Patrick and Brad Keselowski during this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600. Fox Sports reports that Stenhouse wrecked Patrick on lap 319 of this weekend’s race. He bumped into Patrick’s back end and her car then hit Keselowski’s car. By the end, there was a three-car wide wreck. …

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