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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Point Leaders Talk Home Turf at Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

NASCAR's longest show, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, will take place on the 1.5 mile quad-oval track with 24 degree banking Sunday, May 26 in Concord, North Carolina.

Since the first race in 1960, the 600 mile race has thrilled fans and worn out drivers. But, as most of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup drivers have homes in the Charlotte area, this race doesn’t have the additional burden of extended travel.

Fans not in one of the 140,000 seats can view the action on Fox at 6 p.m. ET, Sunday evening.

Home-field advantage really isn’t a factor at CMS as Charlotte is the hub for NASCAR shops and teams, but drivers and team members do have the comfort of their nearby homes.

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