CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When Brian France endorsed Donald Trump for president, the chairman and chief executive of NASCAR thought of it as nothing more than a “routine endorsement.” He’s been dealing with the fallout ever since. France’s decision to ...Read More »
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Concord Mills mall is getting a big wet neighbor. On Wednesday, Merlin Entertainments Group, which operates the Sea Life aquarium brand, announced that in the spring of 2014, it will open a 30,000-square-foot, $10 million aquarium at the site of the defunct NASCAR SpeedPark site.
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Charlotte’s next big competitor for skilled workers might be coming from deep in the heart of Texas. When it comes to cities economic developers here are paying attention to, Austin, more than 1,100 miles away, is on the list as ...
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Between banks and NASCAR, corporate jets regularly cast their shadows on Charlotte’s landscape. With 237 private and company planes based at facilities in Mecklenburg County, the impact of such aircraft on the county last year was about $110 million, according ...Read More »
Age: 48 Lives in: Rock Hill, S.C. Family: wife, Marie; children, Jesse, 7, Jake, 5 Education: bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Joel Matthews likes to blow stuff up. He’s been doing it for ...Read More »
For those who haven’t noticed, there are a few extra NASCAR fans in town this week. With Charlotte Motor Speedway hosting the All-Star Race last weekend and the Coca-Cola 600 set for Sunday, hotels are packed, roads are jammed and ...Read More »
CONCORD — Jeff Gordon will be sponsored next season by the AARP Foundation’s “Drive To End Hunger” campaign. The four-time NASCAR champion says the sponsorship agreement is for three years. The cause-related sponsorship is the first of its kind to ...Read More »
Morgan Ramsey’s longtime love affair with NASCAR ended badly. He grew up in Ridgeway, Va., just a few miles from the Martinsville Speedway and started going to races when he was 8. Family outings often consisted of traveling to regional ...Read More »