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Race Trax: 2006 Bank of America 500 at Charlotte

On Track The Bank of America 500 is the 31st race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series visits the 1.5-mile Lowe’s Motor Speedway twice a year – Kasey Kahne won the Coca-Cola 600 at the track in May. LMS has hosted the Nextel Cup Series each year since opening in …

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Race Trax: 2006 UAW-Ford 500 at Talladega

The UAW-Ford 500 is the 30th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series visits the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway twice in 2006 – Jimmie Johnson won here in May. The first Nextel Cup winner at Talladega was Richard Brickhouse, and the record for most wins (10) is held by Dale Earnhardt. Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads active drivers with five wins.

Race Trax: 2006 Sylvania 300 at Loudon

The Sylvania 300 is the 27th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup schedule. The Nextel Cup Series races at the 1.058-mile New Hampshire International Speedway twice each year. The series returns for the first race of the Chase for the Nextel Cup this time around. The Loudon, N.H. track is a more recent fixture on the circuit, seeing its first Nextel Cup winner in Rusty Wallace in 1991.

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