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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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Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

July 15th, 2014 9:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Look out Rusty Wallace, Brad Keselowski is closing in as Roger Penske's top NASCAR driver.

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Presence of road ringers barely felt

Presence of road ringers barely felt

June 24th, 2014 10:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Road ringers barely made a whimper in Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

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Area's next big event at Muddy Creek

Area's next big event at Muddy Creek

June 17th, 2014 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

On the heels of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway last weekend, the Red Bull Tennessee National for the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series is set for Muddy Creek Raceway on Saturday, June 28.

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Truck Series needs major overhaul

Truck Series needs major overhaul

June 10th, 2014 7:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Radical changes need to be made to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, particularly with the schedule.

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