Six Species of Sharks Awarded Long-Awaited Protections By CMS

By: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society FRIDAY HARBOR, WA Nov. 12, 2014 – Last weekend brought an important milestone for sharks. On Sunday, November 9, 2014 several shark species were finally granted protection under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), administered by the United Nations […]

Fifty Years of the Ford Mustang, America’s Original Pony Car, Celebrated During the April 3-6 AutoFair Hosted by

CHARLOTTE, NC Feb. 18, 2014 – The Ford Mustang¬≠ – one of the world’s most successful and beloved automobile models – turns 50 this spring. To commemorate the occasion, the Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by will offer a special exhibit highlighting all five generations of the famous “pony […]

Turf Titans of Lawn Mower Racing Return to AutoFair Hosted by April 5-6

CHARLOTTE, NC Feb. 14, 2014 – Get your mow-tors running because lawn mower racing is back at Charlotte Motor Speedway. During the April 3-6 Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by, the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association is coming back for one of the biggest lawn mower races of the […]

Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair’s Second Annual Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Preliminary Round Contest Returns April 4-5

CHARLOTTE, NC Feb. 6, 2014 – Calling all Elvis enthusiasts! Don’t be cruel, share your vocal and performing talents with thousands of car junkies and Elvis fans at the Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by The world’s largest automotive extravaganza, April 3-6, will once again host a preliminary round […] Announced as Presenting Sponsor of April 3-6 Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair

CHARLOTTE, NC Feb. 4, 2014 – Charlotte Motor Speedway officials are pleased to announce as the presenting sponsor of one of the largest and most prestigious car shows in the country, the April 3-6 AutoFair, making the official entitlement Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by, owned by […]

NASCAR Looks to Future, Celebrates the Past As NASCAR Sprint Media Tour Concludes

PIT NOTE #4 CHARLOTTE, NC January 30, 2014 The 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour came to a close on Thursday with NASCAR’S announcement of a new championship format to conclude its season. Putting a greater emphasis on winning, the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship has expanded its field […]

Roush Fenway, RPM, Front Row, Wood Brothers and Team Penske Highlight Day 3 of NASCAR Sprint Media Tour

PIT NOTE #3 CHARLOTTE, NC, January 29, 2014 SMI: SPECIAL MANAGERS INTELLIGENCE — Tuesday night closed with the general managers from seven of the eight Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) tracks – Atlanta, Bristol, Charlotte, Kentucky, Las Vegas, New Hampshire and Sonoma¬† – taking the stage at Whisky River in downtown […]

Blockbuster Schedule for NASCAR Sprint All-Star Weekend Announced During NASCAR Sprint Media Tour Hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway

CHARLOTTE, NC January 28, 2014 – Charlotte Motor Speedway officials have announced changes to the May 16-17 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race schedule that add even more entertainment value to fans attending the opening weekend of 10 blockbuster days of racing at the legendary 1.5-mile-superspeedway. During the second day of the […]

Country Music Superstar Jake Owen to Rev Up Fans with Explosive 90-Minute Infield Concert at NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

CHARLOTTE, NC January 28, 2014 – One of the hottest names in country music, RCA Nashville recording artist Jake Owen, will headline the All-Star Backyard Experience presented by Pennington Seed and Kingsford Charcoal pre-race concert for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on May 17. Known for his high-energy shows, fans […]

Pit Note #2: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Change Headlines Chevrolet Tuesday at NASCAR Sprint Media Tour

CHARLOTTE, NC January 28, 2014 LARSON EAGER FOR ROOKIE CAMPAIGN Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates was the first stop on Tuesday’s edition of the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the team’s rookie driver Kyle Larson was quick to share his excitement about […]