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Alex Bowman inks 2-year extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Alex Bowman has received a two-year contract extension from Hendrick Motorsports.

Jeff Gordon returns to racing roots by promoting Indy’s dirt race

Retired four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon was back in Indianapolis this week.

Bobby Unser, Indy 500 champ in great racing family, dies

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser has died. He died of natural causes at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sunday.

Indy 500 to host 135,000 in largest sports event in pandemic

The Indianapolis 500 plans to host 135,000 spectators next month, which would make it the largest sporting event in the world since the pandemic.

NASCAR to hold pre-race Daytona 500 concert with Luke Combs

NASCAR will attempt some normalcy at the season-opening Daytona 500 with a live pre-race concert featuring country music star Luke Combs.

North Carolina Moose Lodge facing sanction for illegal gambling

A Moose Lodge in North Carolina could lose its liquor license after state agents discovered illegal pool gambling involving NASCAR races.

NASCAR stars unveil new car for Michael Jordan’s racing team

NASCAR star Bubba Wallace is "excited for the opportunity" to take the wheel of 23XI Racing's brand new car in 2021, he said first on "CBS This Morning" Friday. 

Michael Jordan to start own NASCAR team in 2021

NBA legend Michael Jordan will be trying his hand at a new sport soon, NASCAR.

Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.