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Elliott looks like man to beat in Nationwide

September 16th, 2014 9:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While the major focus is on NASCAR's "Chase for the Sprint Cup," a teenager appears to be the man to beat in the Nationwide Series.

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Keselowski has good chance to win another crown

Keselowski has good chance to win another crown

September 9th, 2014 9:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While the National Football League opened its season this past weekend, the playoffs are set to begin in both NASCAR and the NHRA.

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Plenty of local racing on tap

Plenty of local racing on tap

September 9th, 2014 9:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

On the track, on the dragstrip and on the water, there is plenty of racing scheduled in the local area this weekend.

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Time is now for making the Chase

Time is now for making the Chase

September 2nd, 2014 10:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Will desperate times call for desperate measures? It's the question with one race left in the "Countdown to the Chase" for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Same old, same old from Kyle Busch

Same old, same old from Kyle Busch

August 26th, 2014 10:39 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It seems every year we're told about the new, more mature Kyle Busch. At some point of every season, we see it's still the same old, same old from Kyle Busch. It happened this past weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Bristol Motor Speedway still toughest venue on the circuit

Bristol Motor Speedway still toughest venue on the circuit

August 24th, 2014 7:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With speeds now in excess of 130 mph around a half-mile oval, the g-forces are higher than they've ever been.

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Spring race already the talk at BMS

Spring race already the talk at BMS

August 19th, 2014 9:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Today's doubleheader at Bristol Motor Speedway kicks off the region's biggest racing weekend of the year, although much of the focus is already on next spring.

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Stewart's plans remain in question

Stewart's plans remain in question

August 12th, 2014 11:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Stewart missed last Sunday's NASCAR race at Watkins Glen, New York in the wake of a sprint car accident that killed on-foot driver Kevin Ward Jr.

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BMS waiting for word on FC 500 date

BMS waiting for word on FC 500 date

August 5th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The fans have spoken and Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell hopes that NASCAR has listened to their requests.

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Points still a key in winning NASCAR championship

Points still a key in winning NASCAR championship

July 29th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It seems the biggest misconception race fans have about NASCAR's new championship system is that points don't matter.

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Big names are at head of the class

Big names are at head of the class

July 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick have had the fastest cars often during the first part of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have been the class of the field so far.

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