IndyCar needs to strike balance between excitement, danger

...Greatest Spectacle in Racing." It's no coincidence that the Indy 500 drew a higher television rating than NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 for the first time in 10 years.Those who watched did not see cars fly through the air, but were treated to an...

Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

CONCORD, N.C. - Kevin Harvick believes success and failure in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway is more reliant on the laws of physics than the skills of a driver and crew.The two most-dreaded...

Matt Kenseth captures pole for Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. - By winning the pole position Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600, Matt Kenseth might have made the easiest passes of the entire race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.Since trailing cars...

Jeff Gordon tries not to get too sentimental about final Coca-Cola 600

...C. - Jeff Gordon's first of 92 career victories at Charlotte Motor Speedway came 22 years ago.While today's Coca-Cola 600 will be his last, the 43 year-old driver is careful not to confuse his competitive nature with sentimentality...

Around the block

...Sinatra's 100th birthday with a swing band.The Riverwalk Fireworks display and an Afterglow Party catered by Publix, Coca Cola and Pet Dairy follow the concert.Tickets are available at www.riverwalkseries.com.For more information, call...

McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

...prior to the change, it said the percentage of Happy Meals with soda had been holding steady for at least 18 months.Coca-Cola said in a statement that it is proud to be McDonald's partner, and noted that it supplies a range of drinks for the...

Edwards' win allows Gibbs to shift its focus

...bigger than Sunday's showing in the Coca-Cola 600.The head of Joe Gibbs Racing...for us."Edwards won his first Coca-Cola 600 with a gutsy call from crew...Charlotte's All-Star event. The Coca-Cola 600 was the first time racing for...

Coca-Cola official talks of success in Asian sales

The most popular Coca-Cola drink in Korea and China is ... not Coke. Its Sprite. Thierry...China. He is the vice president and chief finance officer for Coca-Cola's China and Korean markets, its third largest after the U.S...

Coca-Cola names new marketing czar as Zyman resigns

NEW YORK -- Coca-Cola Co.'s top marketer is stepping down...billion soda pop market. Atlanta-based Coca-Cola said Thursday a company veteran who...who had spent more than 20 years in Coca-Cola's domestic operations before becoming...

Coca-Cola Enterprises to buy two Coke bottling companies

ATLANTA (AP) - Coca-Cola Enterprises, in a deal worth $1.66 billion when...said Tuesday it has agreed in principle to purchase Coca-Cola Co.'s 48 percent ownership in Coca-Cola Beverages Ltd. of Canada and its 49 percent interest...

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