North Carolina governor OKs NASCAR to race at Charlotte

The governor of North Carolina said Tuesday that NASCAR can go forward with the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway without fans in attendance at the end of May unless health conditions deteriorate in the state.

Ryan Newman says he will be ready to race when NASCAR resumes

“I have been blessed with another layer of this (coronavirus) situation giving me more time to heal and I look forward to being back in the seat, for sure," Ryan Newman said as he announced that he plans to return to racing when NASCAR resumes.

Texas, Florida eager for NASCAR to rev engines again

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had already spoken to Daytona Beach-based NASCAR executive Lesa France Kennedy, potentially putting both NASCAR-controlled Homestead-Miami Speedway and Daytona International Speedway in play at some point.