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Bayne sees some light at end of tunnel

Bayne sees some light at end of tunnel

April 17th, 2015 6:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It has been a couple of tough seasons for Trevor Bayne and Roush-Fenway Racing, but the Knoxville driver say a ray of sunshine last weekend.

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Jarrett celebrates 50th anniversary of Bristol win

Jarrett celebrates 50th anniversary of Bristol win

April 17th, 2015 6:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Now 82, Ned Jarrett said it sure doesn't seem like 50 years ago when his No. 11 Ford finished nearly a lap ahead of runner-up Dick Hutcherson to win the 1965 Volunteer 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Campers happy about BMS spring race rescheduling - VIDEO

Campers happy about BMS spring race rescheduling - VIDEO

April 17th, 2015 9:38 am by Tony Casey

For campground owners around Bristol Motor Speedway, Thursday was the calm before the storm. And they're hoping that storm doesn't carry as much rain as is currently projected.

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Blaney recalls August's surprising win

Blaney recalls August's surprising win

April 16th, 2015 9:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Heading into the final restart at the Food City 300 at BMS last August, it was a foregone conclusion to many that Kyle Busch would win the race. But his strategy backfired, letting Ryan Blaney had take his beat-up No. 22 Ford to victory lane at a place al

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Junior draws inspiration from Bristol legends

Junior draws inspiration from Bristol legends

April 16th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While his famous father always serves as an inspiration, it's another nine-time Bristol Motor Speedway winner from whom Dale Earnhardt Jr. draws some inspiration for this weekend's Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes.

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Big dreams: Small driver aims at next step

Big dreams: Small driver aims at next step

April 16th, 2015 9:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Rico Abreu, a 23-year-old California driver who stands just 4-foot-4 and weighs 95 pounds, will compete in Saturday's PittLite 125 at BMS.

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Goldberg set for BMS appearance

Goldberg set for BMS appearance

April 16th, 2015 9:45 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bill Goldberg, who played four seasons in the NFL and had a memorable stint at WCW, will do driver introductions this Sunday for the Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at BMS.

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Logano enters Food City 500 as one of NASCAR's top drivers

Logano enters Food City 500 as one of NASCAR's top drivers

April 15th, 2015 10:12 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After wins in a couple of NASCAR's biggest races, the Daytona 500 and the IRWIN Tools Night Race, Joey Logano comes into this Sunday's Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at Bristol Motor Speedway as one of the top drivers in the sport.

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Larson back on track after health scare

Larson back on track after health scare

April 15th, 2015 10:10 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Race car drivers are rarely ones to show fear. Kyle Larson is no exception. Still, it was a little disconcerting when he found himself in a hospital room after fainting at an autograph session in Martinsville, Virginia three weeks ago.

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Busch recalls crash, talks about return

Busch recalls crash, talks about return

April 15th, 2015 10:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Busch recalled Wednesday the crash on the last lap of the Xfinity Series race at Daytona in February when his No. 54 Toyota slammed into a concrete wall and how he immediately knew his leg was broken.

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