What NASCAR drivers do on their night off: Race go-karts

It’s Race Week in Charlotte – between last weekend’s NASCAR All-Star Race and this Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers had the night off Tuesday – so what were they doing? Racing, of course, at a go-kart track in Mooresville. It was the fourth annual Little 600, a kart race with racing stars … More What NASCAR drivers do on their night off: Race go-karts

With Model 3 on the way, Tesla faces a roadblock from other dealers | WFAE

Tesla wants to sell electric cars from its showroom in Matthews. But dealers have exercised their right under state law to challenge its dealer application. They duked it out at a 2-day hearing in Matthews this week. There’s a lot at stake here. Here’s my coverage on WFAE, including comments from environmentalist/race car driver Leilani … More With Model 3 on the way, Tesla faces a roadblock from other dealers | WFAE

Tom Cotter’s 2015 “Woody Party” | Audio & Images

In Davidson Saturday, hundreds of car owners and car lovers gathered for an annual party built around a special car – a 1939 Ford Woody. Listen to an audio version of this report below. Tom Cotter of Davidson, an automotive writer and former motorsports marketer, bought the car out of barn in Brentwood on Long … More Tom Cotter’s 2015 “Woody Party” | Audio & Images

NASCAR’s Evolution in Technology and Business | WFAE

With the Bank of America 500 coming up in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, I produced this show for WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks” with Mike Collins. With guests Diandra Leslie-Pelecky (author of “The Physics of NASCAR”) and longtime NASCAR radio reporter Doug Rice, president of Performance Racing Network, we take a look at how the sport’s technology, business … More NASCAR’s Evolution in Technology and Business | WFAE