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Byron Becomes Youngest Ever To Capture Coca-Cola 600 Pole

Charlotte native William Byron became the youngest driver ever to capture the pole for the Coca-Cola 600. The 21-year-old Byron, who grew up a short drive from Charlotte Motor Speedway, turned a lap of 183.424 mph in his No. 24 Chevrolet on Thursday night.

Kemba Walker Named Third Team All-NBA; Qualifies For Supermax Extension

Kemba Walker was the final All-NBA selection but all that matters is that he made it. By doing so, he became eligible to receive a five-year contract extension worth about $221 million from the Hornets if he opts to stay in Charlotte, a reward the NBA put in recently as further incentive to keep players with their current teams.

2019 Circle K Speed Street | PHOTOS

Today is the first day of the Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola.  The event will be rocking the streets of Uptown Charlotte May 23-25th with live entertainment, access to racing's brightest stars, giveaways and interactive displays.

Speedway Children's Charities Raises More Than $1M At Annual Gala

The Ritz-Carlton in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, played host to a spectacular 39th annual Speedway Children’s Charities Gala presented by Sonic Automotive and EchoPark on Wednesday night, with the far-reaching nonprofit raising more than $1 million for children in need throughout the greater Charlotte region.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Speed Street Causes Road Closures In Uptown Charlotte

The City of Charlotte is gearing up for a fun weekend in the Queen City. The annual Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola will be in uptown Charlotte Thursday, May 23, through Saturday, May 25, and city government offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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